Weight loss

Achieve Optimal Health, Your Ideal Body Weight, And Reverse Pre-Existing Conditions

Are you ready to achieve optimal health and finally shed that extra weight or reverse the pre-existing conditions that are so dangerous to your health? Don’t wait any longer. Our Lifestyle Modification Program starts on September 30th! With the Lifestyle Modification program, our team of physicians and registered dietitians are committed to helping you achieve … Continued

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flu shot

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, You Should Still Get the Seasonal Flu Shot

Every year as fall approaches, doctors, health care providers, and public health experts begin reminding everyone that it’s critical to get the flu shot. This year, with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s even more important than ever before. To start, if you become infected with COVID-19, getting the influenza virus as well can make a difficult … Continued

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Gastroparesis Awareness Month

Gastroparesis Awareness Month

Gastroparesis, also known as delayed gastric emptying, is a medical condition that inhibits normal digestion by interfering with movement of food through the stomach and into the small intestine. The specific cause is unknown, but the disorder commonly occurs as a complication of diabetes as well as some surgeries. August is Gastroparesis Awareness Month, a … Continued

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Bone Density Test

When To Get Bone Density Tests

Bone density tests measure the strength of your bones. They help determine your risk for sustaining a bone fracture. Let’s consider when you might need a bone density test and when you don’t. Bone is a highly dynamic tissue that is constantly undergoing remodeling with bone resorption and bone formation occurring simultaneously. Peak bone mass … Continued

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CT Lung Screening

CT Lung Screening Saves Lives

While Lung Cancer annually affects over 210,000 Americans and is the number one cause of cancer-related deaths, it is treatable if caught early. According to the American Lung Association, the probability of surviving 5 years or more improves by 56% when lung cancer is caught before it spreads. At The Medical Group of South Florida, … Continued

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immunocompromised

What Does It Mean to Be Immunocompromised?

Immunocompromised individuals are potentially at a higher risk for severe illness from the coronavirus, or COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We’re here to help — here is some general information about what it means to be immunocompromised, and how you can protect yourself. This information is specific to people who are … Continued

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