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Recent news from Burke Primary Care.

April 25, 2012, midnight

Plyler Receives Recognition

Morganton, NC (April 25, 2012) - In conjunction with annual observation of the National Day of Recognition for Long Term Care Physicians, Dr. Edward Plyler of Burke Primary Care in Morganton was recognized for his service as the Medical Director at Grace Ridge Retirement Community. Dr Plyler has served at ... Continue Reading
April 23, 2012, midnight

Dr. Gould Completes Diabetes Module

Morganton, NC (April 23, 2012) - Dr. G. Michael Gould, DO of Burke Primary Care has successfully completed the Diabetes Module: Knowledge Assessment and Clinical Simulation as part of his Maintenance of Certification for Family Physicians. Offered by the American Board of Family Medicine, certification is a voluntary process that ... Continue Reading
April 5, 2012, midnight

Medical Home Status

Morganton, NC (April 5, 2012) - As part of its commitment to provide each patient with an ongoing relationship with a personal physician who provides continuous and comprehensive care, Burke Primary Care is seeking national recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home.An innovative program for improving primary care, Patient-Centered Medical Home ... Continue Reading
Jan. 31, 2012, midnight

Healthy Hearts

Everyday Heart Health TipsMake one or more of the following tips part of your everyday routine this winter. You will be surprised how quickly increasing physical activity – even a little bit – can make a big difference in your overall wellbeing and outlook. Your heart will thank you with ... Continue Reading
Jan. 31, 2012, midnight

10 Winter Health Risks

Here's how to help your body deal with cold weather ailments.ColdsYou can help prevent colds by washing your hands regularly. This destroys germs that you may have picked up from touching surfaces used by other people.Top tip: If you get a cold, use disposable tissues instead of cloth handkerchiefs to ... Continue Reading