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Diabetes 101: Symptoms and Treatment

Diabetes 101: Symptoms and Treatment

Diabetes is a growing problem in America. Get educated at St. Petersburg General. Diabetes is a disease that affects nearly 26 million Americans. November is American Diabetes Month. Diabetes can be one of three types. Type 1 diabetes is diagnosed …

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What to Expect During an ER Visit

What to Expect During an ER Visit

Knowing what to expect can take some of the stress out of an unexpected emergency. You can’t be prepared for an emergency, but rest assured that St. Petersburg General is prepared to provide the best treatment for you and your …

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Robotic Surgery for Gallbladder Surgery

Robotic Surgery for Gallbladder Surgery

Robotic surgery provides surgeons with advanced capabilities — and gallbladder surgery is just one of the areas in which it can be utilized. Robotic surgery is on the cutting edge of medical technology. Many surgeries are now safer and more …

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Cholesterol and Your Heart Health

Cholesterol and Your Heart Health

Take care of your heart by watching your cholesterol levels. A healthy heart pumps blood through your body to keep every cell in your body functioning properly. Cholesterol can cause problems for your heart. Cholesterol is a waxy substance that …

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Top Tips for Hip Pain

Top Tips for Hip Pain

Hip pain can make even the most routine activities difficult, but lifestyle changes or surgery can help you live better. Suffering from hip pain can make getting out of bed each day a daunting task. You don’t have to live …

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Getting a Flu Shot is the Smart Choice

Getting a Flu Shot is the Smart Choice

Flu season is arriving – a flu vaccine is the first and most important step in protecting against flu viruses. Flu is a serious contagious disease that may lead to hospitalization and sometimes even death. Getting a flu shot is …

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Staying Active as You Age

Staying Active as You Age

Staying active will keep you feeling young and keep your body in shape as you age. Getting older may be a time to slow down and smell the roses, but don’t rest on your laurels. This September, which is Healthy …

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Know the Signs of Prostate Cancer

Know the Signs of Prostate Cancer

Knowledge is power, and when you know the signs to look for, you may have a better chance of beating prostate cancer. Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is held each September. So take the time to learn how you can spot …

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer: Join Our Team!

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer: Join Our Team!

Take a step in the right direction in the fight against Breast Cancer. Every step you take can make a difference in the lives of women across the nation. Breast cancer affects nearly 12% of women at some point in …

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Staying Strong during Chemotherapy

Staying Strong during Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy can can save your live, but it can take a toll. Learn how to manage it. Maybe you're nervous about starting chemotherapy soon. Maybe you're in the middle of treatment and you're struggling to hang on. It's no secret …

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