How to Create a Smoke-Free Environment for Your Child

“#Parents need to make every effort to keep their #children away from #smokers & #secondhandsmoke,” says our friends at the American Academy of Pediatrics. Our Care Team at NOAH will work with you & your child to choose the best path for their overall #health & #wellness. To schedule an apt., please call 480-882-4545! #pediatrics #familymedicine #prenatalcare #counseling

7 Tips for Improving Work-Life Balance

“Finding balance between work & play, the ups & downs of life, physical #health & #mentalhealth, can be difficult,” says our friends at Mental Health America. Our Care Team at NOAH includes behavioral health #consulting & traditional outpatient #counseling providers that work alongside our medical team to assess, diagnose and effectively treat the core-symptoms of our #patients. To schedule an apt., please call 480-882-4545! #MentalHealthMonth #MHM2019 #4Mind4Body

The Measles – Are You Vaccinated?

By Chris Sweeney, RN – Quality Manager
Stop the Measles

“The measles is a serious and highly contagious disease that can spread quickly, so if you or your child are not vaccinated against the disease there is a risk of getting measles,” says Dr. Cara Christ, Director of the Arizona Department of Health Services.
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Asthma – 5 Most Common Triggers to Avoid

May is #AsthmaAwarenessMonth. Did you know 24 million Americans live with #asthma, including 6 million #children? Learn to control this #chronicdisease that affects your #lungs by taking the right medicine & avoiding triggers that may cause an #asthmaattack. Our Care Team at NOAH will work with you & your child to choose the best path for their overall #health & #wellness. To schedule an apt., please call 480-882-4545!

Are your Symptoms Normal Signs of Aging?

As you approach your 50’s, you may definitely notice signs of aging. Maybe your vision is blurry, or your hearing is muffled? Those small cuts you get in the garden or bruises that pop up out of the blue may not heal as quickly as they used to. Before you ignore these and other symptoms as part of the aging process, pay attention as they may be indicators of diabetes. [Read more...]

Diabetic Travel Tips

You don’t have to give up your life just because you have diabetes. In fact, you can hop on a plane, take a cruise or get in an RV and head out to your favorite vacation destination! Your Care Team at NOAH offer a few strategies to help you plan for your trip, so you stay healthy and keep your glucose levels within range. The secret to a successful trip is to get organized and plan far in advance. [Read more...]

National Wear Red Day – 2019

Someone dies of #cardiovasculardisease every 40 seconds – that represents 2200 people per day. On #WearRedDay the American Heart Associan’s Go Red for Women movement works to save women’s lives and beat heart disease, the # 1 killer of women. Our Care Team at NOAH are here to help you create & manage your #healthy #lifestyle #habits. Have you scheduled your well visit yet? Call 480-882-4545 today! #HeartMonth #GoRedWearRed

What to Know About HPV and Cervical Cancer

Nearly 13,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with #CervicalCancer each year. A preventable disease with vaccination and appropriate screening (Pap and HPV tests). We are highlighting the issues related to cervical cancer, human papillomavirus (#HPV) and the importance of early detection. Have you scheduled your well-woman visit lately? Has your child received their HPV vaccines yet? Call and schedule today 480-882-4545! #familypractice #pediatrics #CervicalHealthAwarenessMonth

Get Active and Exercise – Diabetes Management

Depending on the day (and the person), ‘exercise’ can be a rather exhausting task versus a welcomed activity. However, we know how important it is for our overall health – especially for those that have diabetes.

Your Care Team at NOAH note that being active provides huge benefits to your body from:
1. Lowering blood glucose (sugar).
2. Lowering cholesterol.
3. Lowering blood pressure.
4. Helping with weight loss.
5. Improving overall mood.

You don’t have to be obsessive about exercise to reap the benefits. Learn a few strategies to help you become more active as part of your diabetes management plan that are doable and keep you moving in the right direction. [Read more...]

Conquering the Grocery Store – Diabetes Management

Sometimes going to the grocery store can be a task rather than a fun activity. At NOAH, our Care Team offers some great tips for our patients that have diabetes to help them reduce that overwhelming feeling. With a little planning, grocery shopping can be an effective tool to help you meet your goals – managing your blood sugar levels and lose weight.

Planning and shopping carefully are two ways you will take control of your diet. To be successful, you need to first focus on what’s healthy, nutritious and tasty. Our Registered Dieticians will help guide you through this process. We provide our patients with the necessary information needed so they can conquer the grocery store on their own.

Below are a few tips for you to start with so that your visit to the grocery store is a success! [Read more...]