The world of medicine is continually in motion. Here, we will provide you with a selection of interesting news items from our practice and the medical world.
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The dangerous listeriosis outbreak of 2011 has many people rethinking the rules about food safety and food poisoning. Listeria bacteria can contaminate fresh produce, like cantaloupes grown at one Colorado farm. Symptoms of infection include... More
Diabetes affects the body's ability to use blood sugar for energy. The main types include type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes. Diabetes... More
Sept. 14, 2011 -- Worldwide, 366 million people have diabetes, the International Diabetes Federation says. That's 54 million more people than the entire population of the United States... More
Maybe you're wondering if you can ever have cake again. Here's the good news: there is no diabetes diet. You can still eat the occasional sweet treat -- as long as it's in moderation. Learning about carbs, how they affect your body, and how to count carbs at every meal can help you manage diabetes... More
Back pain affects 80% of Americans at some time in their lives. It comes in many forms, from lower back pain, middle back pain, or upper back pain to low back pain with sciatica. Common back pain causes... More
Oct. 25, 2011 -- Practicing yoga or intensive stretching may improve chronic lower back pain and reduce the need for pain medications. A new study shows 12 weeks of weekly yoga classes... More
High blood pressure increases the risk of heart disease and stroke so it’s important to know how to lower high blood pressure. Hypertension risk factors include obesity, drinking... More
Oct. 20, 2011 -- Most Americans eat more salt than federal guidelines call for, increasing their risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke, a new CDC report shows... More
Dr. Antonio M. Diaz Jr. M.D., P.A.
864 Central Blvd
Brownsville, TX 78520
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 am & 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 am & 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 am & 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Walk-ins are welcome between the hours of 8:00 am - 10:30 am and 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm, except for Wednesday afternoon
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