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Governor Brian Kemp signed into law SB 321

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Keeping You Safe – GAPA 2020 CME Conference

We know you’re anxious to get back out there and we are too!   As we adjust to the current climate, we want to reassure you that we will be taking all necessary precautions to create a safe experience for you. In addition to working closely with our hotel partner to ensure we follow federal, state,

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Urgent Care Spotlight

National Urgent Care Awareness Month was in the month of May, but with Coronavirus taking the headlines, most of us were unaware this month passed in the blink of an eye. The conversation and spotlight on this specialty should be continued beyond one month. National Urgent Care Awareness Month is held each May to celebrate

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Hip Pain in the Young Active Patient

Hip arthritis in the elderly is a common and well-recognized problem with a consistent and successful treatment algorithm. However, diagnosing and treating hip pain in the young athlete can be a difficult challenge. In recent years, femoral acetabular impingement has become a more widely recognized pathology, and treatment options for young patients with hip pain

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Are those Tombstones real?

Many of the providers that we encounter in the hospital are always looking to be more educated on the ins and outs of cardiology. A repeated question is regarding cardiac dysrhythmias and the interpretation of the ischemic patient. Have you ever had a patient in your office that complains of chest pain? Did you get

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The Most Common Diagnoses I See Daily: Acne

Acne is one of the most common diagnoses I deal with daily. It can be incredibly satisfying and frustrating all in one. There are a lot of acne recommendations utilizing over the counter(OTC) therapies as well as prescription medications. The course of discussion for this post is going to understanding the causes and science of

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Restrictions lifted – We’re beach bound

The beginning of Summer is just days away, and as of Tuesday, May 19, vacation rental restrictions have been lifted in Destin, Florida. Beaches are open, and new health and safety standards are in place. We are thrilled with the news and look forward to seeing attendees at the GAPA 2020 CME Conference September 5-9

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Joint Health – Stay Mobile to Stay Mobile

Keeping your joints healthy is one of the key factors in maintaining a healthy and productive lifestyle. There is much emphasis placed on supplements such as glucosamine and chondroitin. Although these have been shown to provide some modest improvement in overall mobility and joint pain the best medicine to keep your hips and knees functioning

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Heart Failure: Hard to Handle?

There are nearly 6.5 million Americans living with congestive heart failure. According to the AHA, that number is projected to rise to 8 million people by the year 2030. Given those statistics, it’s guaranteed that you will likely encounter, diagnose, treat, and manage heart failure during your career. Cardiovascular diseases, including coronary artery disease, stroke,

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GLP1 RAs are Recommended To Be First Injectable for Diabetes

ADA releases its Standards of Care yearly in January. Guidelines from 2019 and 2020 both recommend that when going to an injectable for type 2 diabetes that we should be reaching for a GLP1 RA. This is recommended due to the efficacy and safety that this class provides.  GLP1 RAs provide a robust A1C reduction

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