Category Archives: Blog

Expanding our Focus on Women’s Health: Understanding the Importance of Preventative Services

By Melissa Volansky, MD, Lamoille Health Partners Women’s Health Week is an annual observance that takes place in the second week of May and serves as a reminder for people of all ages to prioritize their health and well-being. Taking care of your health should be a top priority, and one of the most effective […]

Important Things You Need to Know About Antibiotics

By Christine Robinson, PharmD, Lamoille Health Pharmacy Can you recall the last time you went to the doctor for strep throat or a urinary tract infection? Your care provider likely ordered an antibiotic medicine that you picked up at the pharmacy. An antibiotic is a prescription medicine that fights infections caused by bacteria. It works […]

What is Whole Person Care?

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By Melissa Volansky, MD, Lamoille Health Partners Family Medicine Patients come to medical appointments with many things on their minds. Human beings are multidimensional, bringing a wide range of health-related concerns into the exam room with them. Your Lamoille Health Partners team believes whole person care is the best pathway to overall health and wellness. […]

Follow These 7 Tips For Diabetes Self-Care

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By Kate Myerson, RDN, CD, CDCES, TCS, Lamoille Health Partners Care Coordinator Diabetes is a long-term health condition that requires self-care every day. About 34 million people in the United States have diabetes, and for them, taking care of themselves between medical appointments makes a big difference in how they feel and how their condition […]

Why Does My Doctor Ask Questions About My Family?

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By Kassandra Verhusen, FNP, Lamoille Health Partners Family Medicine Do you ever wonder why your care team asks you questions about your relatives and their health issues? Your doctor, nurse, or medical assistant might ask whether your parents had diabetes or if anyone in your family had high blood pressure, for example. It probably seems […]

5 Tips for Getting Your Teen Active and Healthy

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By Steven Soriano, DO, Pediatric Medical Director   Today’s teens might be missing out on the important health benefits of exercise, including a stronger heart and better mental health. According to statistics from the American Heart Association, three out of every four teens aren’t getting the recommended one hour of physical activity each day. Experts […]