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A Symptomless Health Risk: High Cholesterol

December 17th, 2015 by Pacific Family Practice in Primary Care

What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is often described as a “waxy” substance similar to fat that is found in the body’s blood cells. Your liver produces good and bad cholesterol that assists in the production of hormones and vitamin D and he...

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Can Diabetes Be Prevented?

August 4th, 2015 by Pacific Family Practice in Primary Care, Prevention

Over 29 million people in the U.S. today have diabetes, and over eight million of those individuals are likely unaware that they suffer from the condition. In particular, type 2 diabetes is quickly becoming a very serious epidemic whose consequences can ...

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