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Avance Care Announced Opening of Garner Practice

Avance Care Announced Opening of Garner Practice

RALEIGH, NC – Dr. Pratik Desai, MD FACC, President of Avance Care, P.A. announced that a new office in Garner, NC will open on January 2, 2015. The office will be located at 876 Timber Drive across from Lowes Foods, in the former Hope Family Practice of Garner office... Read More
Categories: News
Enterovirus 68

Enterovirus 68

Some of you may have heard about this virus that has been spreading recently, primarily in the Midwest.  With flu and cold season upon us, it is important that you know how you can best protect yourselves and your children. So, what is enterovirus 68?  Enteroviruses... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living,  News
The Power of Protein

The Power of Protein

During wellness visit I frequently find myself discussing with patients how they can incorporate more protein into their diet.  Why?  Adding protein into snacks and meals will keep you feeling fuller longer and it cannot be broken down into fat.  Protein is the... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living,  Uncategorized
Spotlight on Childhood Obesity

Spotlight on Childhood Obesity

Summer is here! For most children, school is out and the vacation days are long. With more children than ever considered obese by the Center of Disease Control (CD), this is a very important time to plan out daily activities that discourage sedentary lifestyle,... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living
Cholesterol:  The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Cholesterol: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

  Many of us get our cholesterol checked every year or so, but what do those numbers really mean? Here you will find a simple breakdown of each part of the cholesterol panel, and tips to make your numbers perfect. First, it is important to realize that cholesterol is... Read More
Categories: Education
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