Author: amymegyesi

But Doc, don’t I need a complete physical with bloodwork every year?

The short answer is No. When it comes to healthcare, MORE is not usually BETTER. See Dr Mike Evans, my favourite chalk talking doc, for more details.

Come work in Salmon Arm!

–Salmon Arm is a beautiful community with 4 distinct seasons. Summer water sports/hiking/mountain biking, winter skiing/snowshoeing/sledding if that’s your thing. -Population is approximately 15,000 but with the summer visitors to the Shuswap the population can be tripled at times. -We

Should I get checked for diabetes?

Type 2 or adult-onset diabetes can increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. Some specialist societies recommend frequent, if not annual, blood tests to check for this. The starting age varies but is often 45-50. The following are risk