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National Diabetes Month 2018: Promoting Health After Gestational Diabetes

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November is National Diabetes Month and this year’s National Diabetes Month is focused on promoting health after gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops in pregnant women who have not previouslyhad diabetes. The high blood glucose…

September is National Cholesterol Education Month

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Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance found in your body and many foods. While necessary for normal body functions, too much cholesterol in the bloodstream will build up on the walls of your blood vessels and arteries, increasing your risk…

Kick Back and Relax: Celebrate National Relaxation Day August 15th

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  National Relaxation Day is a holiday we can really get behind. Observed annually on August 15th, this day encourages us to take a break from our hectic, fast-paced lifestyles…and relax. A certain amount of stress is a normal part…

Back to School: Physicals and Immunizations

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Back to school means backpacks and new school supplies. It also means it’s time to make sure your children are in their best physical health for the school year ahead. Now is the time to schedule your family’s sports physicals…

Sunscreen 101

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  It is important to protect yourself from the sun every day of the year, especially during all your fun outdoor activities this summer. Be sure to limit your sun exposure between the hours of 10 am and 4 pm…

Improve Your Health and Reduce Your Weight at Russell Medical

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At Russell Medical, we offer nutrition and weight loss counseling to help you improve your health and reduce your weight. Our health care professionals, will work with you to create a personalized nutrition and/or weight loss plan to help you…

Our Russell Medical Family is Growing—Welcome Katie Newman!

Owned and operated by Dr. Dustin Russell and his wife Dr. Brandee Urrutia, Russell Medical is dedicated to providing quality healthcare to the people of Forsyth and surrounding counties. We offer preventive, routine, and acute care with a focus on…

February is American Heart Month

February is a month for hearts—not just Valentine’s Day but also American Heart Month! Heart disease and stroke are the leading global causes of death for both men and women, with more than 17.3 million deaths each year. While this…

Partner with Russell Medical for Your New Year’s Health Resolutions

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Most Americans resolve to make healthier choices at the beginning of the New Year, but unfortunately a majority of these changes barely continue through January, let alone become lifestyle changes. Make this year different! Partner with Russell Medical and take…

Stress and Your Health

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Sometimes stress is a positive factor in your life. When faced with danger, your body kicks into high gear with flooded hormones, an elevated your heart rate, and an energy boost. This type of stress motivates us to perform well…