What to Know About HPV and Cervical Cancer

Nearly 13,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with #CervicalCancer each year. A preventable disease with vaccination and appropriate screening (Pap and HPV tests). We are highlighting the issues related to cervical cancer, human papillomavirus (#HPV) and the importance of early detection. Have you scheduled your well-woman visit lately? Has your child received their HPV vaccines yet? Call and schedule today 480-882-4545! #familypractice #pediatrics #CervicalHealthAwarenessMonth

Get Active and Exercise – Diabetes Management

Depending on the day (and the person), ‘exercise’ can be a rather exhausting task versus a welcomed activity. However, we know how important it is for our overall health – especially for those that have diabetes.

Your Care Team at NOAH note that being active provides huge benefits to your body from:

  1. Lowering blood glucose (sugar).
  2. Lowering cholesterol.
  3. Lowering blood pressure.
  4. Helping with weight loss.
  5. Improving overall mood.

You don’t have to be obsessive about exercise to reap the benefits. Learn a few strategies to help you become more active as part of your diabetes management plan that are doable and keep you moving in the right direction. Read more

Conquering the Grocery Store – Diabetes Management

Sometimes going to the grocery store can be a task rather than a fun activity. At NOAH, our Care Team offers some great tips for our patients that have diabetes to help them reduce that overwhelming feeling. With a little planning, grocery shopping can be an effective tool to help you meet your goals – managing your blood sugar levels and lose weight.

Planning and shopping carefully are two ways you will take control of your diet. To be successful, you need to first focus on what’s healthy, nutritious and tasty. Our Registered Dieticians will help guide you through this process. We provide our patients with the necessary information needed so they can conquer the grocery store on their own.

Below are a few tips for you to start with so that your visit to the grocery store is a success! Read more