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What to Bring Up During Your Annual Physical

Your annual physical offers time to see your provider, review and assess your health, and address any questions or concerns you have. To help you get the most from your appointment, here are some key topics to bring up at your exam.

Jun 4th, 2022
How Often Should I Have My Cholesterol Checked?

Did you know that your cholesterol reveals many key factors when it comes to your heart health? Keep reading to learn how cholesterol is measured, what the numbers mean, and how often you should have it checked.

Jun 1st, 2022
5 Summertime Asthma Tips

Summer can be a challenge if you have asthma. Fortunately, you can stay ahead of asthma attacks and keep symptoms under control by taking a few key steps. Keep reading for our top summertime tips!

May 4th, 2022
How to Prevent Diabetes Complications

Are you one of the millions of Americans with prediabetes or diabetes? If so, you’re at risk for serious health complications. Keep reading to learn about how you can prevent these problems from developing.

May 1st, 2022
You Don't Have To Live with a Double Chin

Being overweight isn’t the only reason you can get a double chin. People of all shapes, sizes, and ages can have extra fat under their faces. Here’s a look at the causes of double chins and how you can make yours disappear.

Apr 5th, 2022
When to See a Doctor About Your Child's Cough

Children get coughs for many reasons, and most don’t require treatment. A cough can also signal a serious medical condition. Here’s how to know when it’s time to see your provider.

Apr 1st, 2022
What Causes a Fever?

A fever is usually a sign that your body is fighting an infection or illness. But knowing when to care for a fever at home and when to seek medical help isn’t always easy. Here’s what you need to know.

Mar 7th, 2022
5 Reasons to Consider Nonsurgical Body Sculpting

If stubborn fat is keeping you from achieving the body you’ve worked hard for, nonsurgical body sculpting can help. Take a look at five amazing reasons to consider this safe and effective solution for achieving your dream silhouette.

Mar 1st, 2022
Do Annual Physicals Make a Difference?

If you’re like many people, you’re probably wondering if having an annual physical really makes a difference to your health. Keep reading to learn how these routine exams not only keep you healthy but also could save your life.

Feb 3rd, 2022
5 Nutrition Habits That Boost Overall Health

With so much information circulating about nutrition and health, it’s easy to get confused about what’s hype and what’s healthful. Keep reading to learn about the nutrition habits that can boost your well-being and keep you healthier longer.

Feb 2nd, 2022
Can You Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?

About 1 in 3 American adults has been diagnosed with prediabetes, and every year, 1.5 million more are diagnosed with diabetes. If you’re wondering whether you can prevent Type 2 diabetes, keep reading to learn what you need to know.

Jan 6th, 2022
3 Breathing Problems You Shouldn't Ignore

If breathing isn’t as effortless as it once was, asthma could be to blame. This condition often worsens in winter and comes with signs that can be easy to misinterpret. Here’s a look at some of the breathing problems you shouldn’t ignore.

Jan 6th, 2022
Can You Get Rid of a Double Chin Without Surgery?

If you have a double chin, you’re not alone. These unwelcome facial additions can strike even when you’re at a healthy body weight. Take a moment to learn about a nonsurgical solution to the dreaded double chin.

Dec 9th, 2021
How to Prepare for Your Medicare Exam

The end of the year is almost here, and if you’re getting ready for your Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) through Medicare it’s best to be prepared. Keep reading to learn how to do just that and what you can expect at your AWV.

Nov 23rd, 2021
Why Can't I Shed Fat in my Belly Area?

If you’re at a healthy weight and have tried diet and exercise to slim down but still have stubborn pockets of belly fat, you’re probably wondering why you can’t get it to budge. Learn why this fat is hard to shed and how we can help.

Nov 10th, 2021
How Do Cold, Dry Months Affect Asthma?

If you’ve noticed a difference in your asthma symptoms during the fall and winter and wondered why, we’ve got you covered! Learn why asthma can be worse in colder, drier months and what you can do to alleviate your symptoms.

Nov 1st, 2021
What to do About a Child's Fever

Whenever your child has a fever, it’s natural to worry — especially since a fever is a signal there’s something wrong. But a fever doesn’t always mean a serious health problem. Keep reading to learn what to do when your child’s temperature rises.

Oct 25th, 2021
5 Significant Benefits of Routine Physicals

Scheduling a routine physical is probably not high on your to-do list. However, there are significant health benefits to scheduling one every year. We share 5 reasons why you shouldn’t put it off.

Sep 13th, 2021
5 Benefits of Primary Care

Should you see a primary care doctor? You bet! Learn the many health benefits of being part of a primary care practice.

Aug 10th, 2021
Can Diabetes be Prevented?

Over 34 million Americans have diabetes, and 88 million have prediabetes. Learn how you can reduce your risk of developing this widespread and chronic disease.

Jul 25th, 2021
What is SculpSureⓇ?

Do you have a few unwanted lumps, bumps, and rolls on your stomach, thighs, or back? If you’ve tried diet and exercise but still can’t get rid of them, learn how SculpSureⓇ can help.

May 13th, 2021
Preventive Care Services Included in Medicare

Preventive care services can help you reduce your risk for illness, health issues, and many diseases. Learn which preventative services are included in your annual Medicare Wellness visit that will help you live a long and healthy life.

May 10th, 2021
4 Ways Diabetes Affects Your Eyes

If you have diabetes, your risk of developing certain vision-threatening eye diseases is higher than it is among people without diabetes. Learn how diabetes affects your eyes, and how you can protect your vision.

Feb 2nd, 2021
5 Common Inhaler Mistakes to Avoid

Asthma is a common disease that has no cure. Fortunately, you can effectively manage your asthma with an inhaler. Learn the 5 most common inhaler mistakes and how you can avoid them and breathe easier.

Oct 15th, 2020
Emotional Benefits of Body Contouring

Losing body fat and improving your figure not only can improve your physical appearance, but they also can boost your mental health and confidence. Learn the emotional benefits of body contouring.

Oct 6th, 2020
Why You Don't Want to Skip Your Annual Physical

You may have a dozen excuses for not scheduling your physical exam this year. The team at Wasatch Peak Family Medicine shares five strong reasons why you shouldn’t skip this important appointment.

Aug 13th, 2020
5 Meal-Planning Tips for Diabetics

Having diabetes doesn’t mean you need to give up sugar, carbs, or flavor in your meals. These five easy-to-follow meal-planning tips will help you eat well and manage your blood sugar levels.

Aug 13th, 2020
SculpSure Results: What Can I Expect?

Do you dread putting on a bathing suit? Are your shorts too snug? Find out how SculpSure can reduce unwanted bulges of fat without surgery or pain.

Jul 27th, 2020
How Stress Impacts Asthma

Stress can affect many things in your life. One of those things is your breathing. Find out how stress can trigger an asthma attack and how you can minimize your risk.

Jul 15th, 2020
How Often Do My Children Need to See a Doctor?

You probably take your child to the doctor when they’re very sick. But how often should you take them otherwise? Do they need shots every year? Find out when and how often you should take your child to see a doctor.

Jun 15th, 2020
What Causes a Double Chin?

Have you always been bothered by your double chin? Whether you’ve always had one or you just developed one, you can get rid of it for good -- without surgery. Find out how.

Jun 15th, 2020
How to Help Prevent Prediabetes from Turning into Diabetes

Prediabetes is no joke. More than 1 in 3 Americans has prediabetes, and the majority of people with prediabetes will go on to develop full-blown diabetes, a serious chronic disease. Learn how you can prevent prediabetes from turning into diabetes.

Apr 24th, 2020
Healthy Tips to Lower Cholesterol

The higher your “bad” cholesterol, the more likely you’ll face heart disease, diabetes, and other chronic conditions. Learn how to lower the “bad” while increasing the “good.”

Mar 9th, 2020
5 Ways Your Life Changes After a Diabetes Diagnosis

Have you been diagnosed with diabetes? There are over 100 million new cases each year. Learning you have diabetes can be life-changing, it’s not the end of the world. Keep reading to learn more about what to expect.

Jan 1st, 2020
How to Stay Active with Asthma

If you have asthma, you know it’s hard to breathe and catch your breath, so you may be avoiding exercise and overexertion. But many people with asthma find that increasing their exercise actually decreases their symptoms. Find out why.

Dec 1st, 2019
Holiday Tips for Healthy Eating

Does the thought of pumpkin pie make your mouth water? The holidays are filled with delicious treats that are all too often loaded with calories. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the foods you love. Get tips for healthy holiday eating here.

Dec 1st, 2019
6 Amazing Benefits of SculpSure

Even if you exercise and eat right, you might not get the figure you want. Love handles and double chins can be stubborn. Fortunately, SculpSure can get rid of those pockets of stubborn fat. Read on to learn six amazing things about SculpSure®.

Nov 1st, 2019
Why Do Children Get so Many Ear Infections?

While childhood ear infections are common and usually clear up with time, there are times when problems persist or infection spreads. Understanding why your child is prone to ear infections will help you seek the appropriate treatment.

Nov 1st, 2019
The Link Between Obesity and Diabetes

The connection between obesity and Type 2 diabetes has always been something of a mystery, but recent research established new and surprising connections that help doctors understand the disease better, and may lead to new treatments.

Sep 1st, 2019
Most Common Medical Issues for Babies and Toddlers

Kids and illness seem to connect all too frequently. Not only that, but babies and toddlers get some illnesses more often than older children. Here are some of the most common illnesses you can expect to see in kids under age five.

Aug 14th, 2019
What Every Parent Should Know About the HPV Vaccine

HPV is a large family of common viruses, some of which can cause genital warts and cancers in both women and men. Here's how the vaccine works and how it can help your child lead a healthier life throughout their entire adult years.

May 14th, 2019
The Best New Way to Say Goodbye to Your Double Chin

Nearly 50% of men and women are bothered by their double chins. But, if you have unwanted submental fat, you don’t have to live with it. Dr. DeGrauw and his team have an easy, noninvasive way to get rid of your double chin once and for all.

Mar 1st, 2019
5 Essential Steps to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes affects 1 in 4 people over the age of 65. And 90-95% of those people have Type 2 diabetes. This disease can cause blindness, kidney problems, high blood pressure and heart disease. But there are ways to prevent type 2 diabetes.

Nov 19th, 2018
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Jun 2nd, 2021
How to Lose That Double Chin Without Weight Loss or Surgery

You’re happy with your legs, your stomach, and even your upper arms, but you just can’t get rid of that little pad of fat beneath your chin. Good news! The cutting-edge SculpSure system can help you lose that double chin for good.

Oct 18th, 2018