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Family Medicine: Community Wellness Initiatives at Colchester Family Practice!

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The best way to take care of our communities is to focus on community wellness and primary prevention.  Primary prevention means using strategies to help people stay healthy and avoid developing medical conditions such as diabetes or heart disease. Primary prevention also means addressing obesity, smoking, and poor diet – before they cause complications.  In …Read More

Weight Loss: Do You Know If Your Waist Is Too Large?

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While most people that are concerned with their weight focus on the scale, another measure is also very important—waist circumference. Obviously, the scale will tell you information about your total weight, but how your weight is distributed is also important. Excess weight distributed around your waist is linked to many obesity-related diseases including Metabolic Syndrome, …Read More

Erectile Dysfunction: Why Talking to Your Doctor is Critical

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If you suffer from erectile dysfunction (ED), you are not alone. An estimated 30 million men in the United States share this condition. The number of men with ED and the severity of ED increase with age and 40 percent of men between 50 and 59 years of age will have some degree of ED. …Read More