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RESIDENT SPOTLIGHT: ARIAN BAKER 09.9.2019

RESIDENT SPOTLIGHT: ARIAN BAKER

Dr. Arian Baker knew exactly the type of residency program she was searching for – a smaller, community-based program set in a rural, southern area. Not only did Georgia South Family Medicine Residency check off all the necessary boxes, but the community made a perfect match for her as well. “After interviewing with the program […]

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ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS: GOOD OR BAD? 06.6.2019

ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS: GOOD OR BAD?

Artificial Sweeteners: Good or Bad? By: Dr. Theja Lanka Everybody would love to be healthy and body weight is a big part of that. It can be affected by everything from food to physical activity to sleep habits and can increase the risk of many medical problems including diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. […]

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RESIDENT SPOTLIGHT: GISELLE PINEIRO 06.6.2019

RESIDENT SPOTLIGHT: GISELLE PINEIRO

Dr. Giselle Pineiro never seriously considered a career path other than one in healthcare. She knew from the age of 12 that she would become a doctor and that became her goal. Before arriving in Moultrie, Pineiro attended Nova Southeastern where she completed her Bachelor’s degree, followed by earning a Master’s degree from Barry University. […]

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MEDICAL COLUMN: WHY DOES DIABETES AFFECT MY FEET? 06.6.2019

MEDICAL COLUMN: WHY DOES DIABETES AFFECT MY FEET?

Why Does Diabetes Affect My Feet? By Dr. Valerie Sherrer “Doc, my feet are burning,” is a complaint I hear from my diabetic patients on a regular basis. Symptoms of burning, tingling, or decreased feeling in the feet are common presentations of a disease known as diabetic neuropathy. Diabetic neuropathy can be described as a […]

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