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Is Your Child an Athlete? Consider a Sports Physical Jan 1st, 2021

If your child is one of the 45 million kids playing sports in the United States, you’ve probably thought about the many different ways you can prepare them for their chosen sport: conditioning, individual coaching, drills, weight lifting, and practice, practice, practice. But you may have overlooked one vital piece...

What Is Weight Management? Nov 29th, 2020

More than one in three adults in the United States are overweight, and 17% of kids and adolescents fit in that category as well. These are troubling statistics, especially when you realize that obesity isn’t just a problem itself — it can also lead to all sorts of other health...

The Link Between Diabetes and Obesity Oct 1st, 2020

It’s no coincidence that the growth of diabetes diagnoses in the United States — approximately 100 million now — has occurred at the same time that one-third of the nation has tipped the scales into obesity. In fact, many in the medical world call the problem “diabesity.” At Physicians Medical...