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An Open Letter to the Community

An Open Letter to the Community

When I took my oath to practice medicine, I promised to protect my patients from harm and prevent disease where I could. I am committed to using the expertise and …

My Feet Are On Fire!

My Feet Are On Fire!

Stories of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy By Beverly Matoney, Medically reviewed by Kyle Aldinger, M.D. Shelby Medical Associates Carolyn’s Story When she crawls into bed at night, Carolyn finds that her

Is Your Memory Failing You? Part 2: Alzheimer’s Disease And Other Dementia

Is Your Memory Failing You? Part 2: Alzheimer’s Disease And Other Dementia

By Beverly Matoney Medically reviewed by Michael Ribadeneyra, MD, Shelby Medical Associates In Part 1 of this series, (linked here) we discussed memory loss that isn’t related to Alzheimer’s

Seasonal Allergies Are Awful!

Seasonal Allergies Are Awful!

by Beverly Matoney Medically reviewed by Brent Ferrell, MD, Shelby Medical Associates Welcome Spring! The words bring to mind warm breezes, bright days, and birds singing. Ah, yes. And

Arthritis and You: An Overview

Arthritis and You: An Overview

By Beverly Matoney Medically reviewed by Kyle Aldinger, MD, Shelby Medical Associates Arthritis. This word conjures up visions of seniors moving slowly, perhaps hunched over a cane or

How To Outsmart The Flu And What To Do If The Flu Finds You Anyway

How To Outsmart The Flu And What To Do If The Flu Finds You Anyway

And What To Do If The Flu Finds You Anyway By Beverly Matoney Medically reviewed by Kyle Aldinger, MD Shelby Medical Associates The best way to avoid the flu is

Is Your Memory Failing You? 10 Causes Of Memory Problems That Aren’t Alzheimer’s

Is Your Memory Failing You? 10 Causes Of Memory Problems That Aren’t Alzheimer’s

By Beverly Matoney Medically reviewed by Kyle Aldinger, MD, Shelby Medical Associates This is Part 1 of a two-part series. You can read Part 2 here. You’ve misplaced

Not Getting Enough Sleep Can Cause Serious Health Problems

Not Getting Enough Sleep Can Cause Serious Health Problems

By Beverly Matoney Medically reviewed by Kyle Aldinger, M.D., Shelby Medical Associates Are you getting enough sleep? A good night’s sleep for an adult is considered to be 7-8 hours

Worried About Melanoma? Let Us Check Your Skin Now So You’re Summer Ready

Worried About Melanoma? Let Us Check Your Skin Now So You’re Summer Ready

by Beverly Matoney Medically reviewed by Michael Ribadeneyra, M.D. FACP, Shelby Medical Associates With winter winds and icy conditions all around, it seems strange to be talking about summer already.

Our Chronic Care Management Program Is Changing Lives

Our Chronic Care Management Program Is Changing Lives

“My doctor just told me some tough news…” When your doctor tells you that you now have a chronic condition such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, or chronic issues with …