Clinic Physicians Awarded by UnitedHealthcare

What is a United Hero? They’re the doctors that go above and beyond to deliver personalized care, providing the services patients need to stay healthy and ensuring a smooth coordination between other physicians when additional specialized care is necessary. UnitedHealthcare® recently awarded United Hero awards to a group of distinguished Watson Clinic physicians – Internal Medicine specialists Dr. Donna Asupan , Dr. Robert Estupinan , Dr. Julia McNeice , Dr. M. Mabel Martinez Re...

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Foods to Avoid During Pregnancy

If you're pregnant, it's important to avoid certain foods and drinks to protect your baby's health. Be safe, and avoid the following: Alcohol. Any amount of alcohol can cause serious mental and physical health problems for your child. Don't take the risk. Certain fish. Some large fish may have mercury, which is harmful. Types include: • Bigeye tuna. • King mackerel. • Marlin. • Orange roughy. • Tilefish. • Shark. • Swordfish. • White albacore tuna&...

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5/17/2023 2:03:00 PM Comments(0)

7 Facts about Prediabetes

We've all heard of type 2 diabetes. It's when blood sugar levels rise because our body can't properly process sugars in the food we eat. Before type 2 diabetes, there's usually prediabetes. That's when sugar or glucose levels are higher than normal, but not as high as with type 2 diabetes. Prediabetes happens when your body's cells become less sensitive to insulin, the blood-sugar processing hormone made by your pancreas. Insulin resistance may be caused by being overweight. Other factors includ...

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Physicians On the Move

Several popular specialists are on the move. Please make note of the following changes: The Cardiology department at our Highlands location has moved from the 2 nd floor to the first floor of the facility. Patients who are checking in for appointments with Cardiologists Dr. Sandeep Anreddy or Dr. Gregory Joseph Coffman at Highlands will now go directly to the "C" desk on the first floor. Appointments with either physician may be scheduled by calling 863-680-7490. Pain Management specialist Dr. O...

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5/17/2023 1:13:00 PM Comments(0)

When Should Someone with Diabetes Consult a Podiatrist?

One of the most severe consequences of poor diabetes management is the potential for lower extremity amputation. The risks of this and other foot-related complications can be avoided if you include a highly trained podiatrist in your care team. In fact, according to the American Podiatric Medical Association, a podiatrist can reduce the risk of lower limb amputation by 85% and the risk of hospitalization by 24%. When left untreated, diabetes can inflict significant damage to your feet, including...

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