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When Patients Spring into Action

Fall is the perfect time to increase outdoor activity with exercise, yard work, and other weekend warrior activities. Increased physical activity has a multitude of health benefits, but a rapid increase in activity progression can also lead to injury.  Clinicians frequently encounter more chief complaints of musculoskeletal …

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Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1C) v. Fructosamine, which is a better predictor of adverse events following Total Joint Arthroplasty?

Tom Gocke, DMSc, PA-CPresident & Co-FounderOrthopaedic Educational Services, Inc. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery WVUMedicine Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common medical conditions that affect the overall health of the world’s population. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) endorses monitoring glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) as the standard by …

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September is Sexual Awareness Month

September is recognized as Sexual health month, specifically September 4th, 2021. As the days become shorter and nights longer, sexual awareness should become aforethought for providers with their patients. Whether it is “the Talk” with adolescents or with our seniors, you should be ready to have that …

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