5 Ways You Can Reduce Diabetes Distress

Diabetes distress is when all your diabetes management responsibilities become a burden and cause a sense of defeat. The stress

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Is your heart at risk?

Managing your diabetes is a tricky full-time job. People with diabetes are more likely to have conditions such as high

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Nine Facts About Clinical Trials

Clinical trials can be confusing to potential volunteers. There are countless pieces of information out there and processing all of

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Asthma taking your breath away?

Chest tightness, wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath… all symptoms associated with asthma. Asthma is a chronic condition in which the

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Sleeping Habits and Diabetes Management

The holidays are full of joy, food, family, gifts, and probably some late nights.  But, sleepless nights are not good

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Staying Active with Diabetes

Exercising regularly has many benefits for everybody, especially for people diagnosed with diabetes. Adding physical activity to your routine may

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Bandera Family Medical Group celebrates Grand Opening and Launches a new video!

Bandera Family Medical Group Celebrates Grand Opening with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!   On November 9, 2017, we celebrated a

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What is Insulin?

Insulin is probably a word that you’ve heard before and possibly associate it with a medication people with diabetes take.

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Managing Diabetes and the Emotional Challenges

Daily diabetes management can be stressful and make those who have been diagnosed with it feel scared, frustrated and sad.

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Carb Counting to Manage Your Blood Glucose Levels

How many carbohydrates, protein, and fat do you eat on a regular basis? How do they affect your blood sugar

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Holiday Cravings and Managing Blood Sugar Levels

Thanksgiving is here! The upcoming weekend will be filled with family, friends, and lots of food. As the festivities approach,

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What is Type 2 Diabetes?

Diabetes is a chronic condition and approximately 30 million Americans live with it. People with type 1 or 2 tend

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Bandera Family Medical Group celebrates first Adult & Senior Health Fair EXPO on Friday, Dec 1st

Bandera Family Medical Group is proud and excited to present our first ADULT & SENIOR HEALTH FAIR EXPO on Friday,

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What is COPD?

What is COPD? Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, refers to a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and

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Celebrating 16 Years…

We had a conversation this morning with Dr. Reyes and Dr. Zayas about how they feel today as they look

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Why is my doctor running late?

One reason I am late: I console… Yesterday I saw Mr. Brown, who is 78 and following up on his

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Know the relationship between Allergies and Asthma

What is an Allergy? Allergy is an abnormal response to an allergen. Allergens may be contained in pollens, molds, animal

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P.A. vs N.P.?

PA vs. NP? At Bandera Family Health Care we have a diverse group of healthcare providers in order to keep

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#waitingroom

Waiting Rooms…We’ve all been there. You show up at the doctor’s office on time, only to discover that they’re running

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Patient Perception vs Patient Satisfaction

What is the Difference between Patient Perception and Patient Satisfaction? It’s a matter of perspective. Patient satisfaction is the patient’s

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Choosing a Primary Care Physician

Tips For Choosing A Doctor… Selecting a primary care physician is an important first step toward managing your health. Your

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Screening for Depression

Screening for Depression Depression is the most common mental health condition in the general population. 1 in every 10 patients

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