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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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Top Tips for Managing Arthritis

Top Tips for Managing Arthritis

Are you suffering from arthritis? Ask yourself these questions to determine if you’re doing everything possible to effectively manage your condition. Am I maintaining a healthy weight? Being overweight places extra stress on joints, which can aggravate stiffness, pain and …

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Knowing the Signs of Heart Attack

Knowing the Signs of Heart Attack

When you think of February, what comes to mind? Super Bowl? Valentine’s Day? Presidents Day? Well, also remember that it’s American Heart Month. Heart disease is the top cause of death in the United States, and thousands of people have …

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How Our Cancer Care Center Can Help You

How Our Cancer Care Center Can Help You

If you are like most people, your life has been touched by cancer in some way. Perhaps you have cared for a cancer patient or supported a family member who fought the disease. Maybe you have had your own cancer …

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Understanding Incontinence

Understanding Incontinence

Urinary incontinence is a topic people are often too embarrassed to talk about. However, it’s a more common problem than many people may realize, and a problem that may be made better with answers to some important questions.   What …

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Support for Sleep Apnea

Support for Sleep Apnea

Sleep is a time for your body to be at rest. Having a sleep disorder like sleep apnea has the opposite effect on your heart, brain and body. Sleep apnea can be mild or severe and may exist with or …

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