Posts in Primary Care

Today’s Stressors: How They Impact Health and 6 Tools to Cope

November 12, 2019 | Behavioral Medicine, Primary Care, Wellness

We all have stress of some type in our life, whether it’s a daily commute with heavy traffic, a sick child, or an argument with a spouse. Our bodies are programmed to have an actual physical response to stress, so living with constant stress has the potential to undermine our physical health. Here’s how stress can lead to health problems and six tips for managing the stress in your life. 

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5 Ways to Avoid the Flu

October 29, 2019 | Primary Care, Vaccines

Washing hands under faucet to fight flu

With the arrival of fall comes gatherings for football games, leaf raking, and the anticipation of Thanksgiving. While you’re planning for these fun events, be sure you’re also preparing for flu season. Fall is the perfect time to start taking some common-sense flu precautions and to schedule a flu vaccine. Try these five tips to lower your risk of catching the flu. 

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Lower Your Diabetes Risk

August 19, 2019 | Endocrinology, Primary Care

young couple preparing healthy food, watching sugars

Popular culture offers up all sorts of reasons to adopt a healthy lifestyle: drop pounds, get toned, and gain energy. Yet healthy choices, maintained over time, can reap far more important long-term gains, including prevention of chronic diseases. In fact, being active, watching carbohydrate portions, and bypassing sweets are great ways to help prevent diabetes.

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4 Reasons to See a Primary Care Doctor When You’re Sick

July 22, 2019 | Primary Care

Doctor In White Coat Examining Female Patient In Office

There are times it’s obvious you need a doctor: a raw throat that won’t go away, a burning fever, or a sprained and swollen ankle. You have a primary care doctor, but do you give them a call, head out the door to the nearest urgent care center, or perhaps go online for a virtual visit service?  

There are a number of advantages to going to your primary care office for a sudden illness or minor injury when possible. 

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A No-Cost Key to Support Your Parent’s Long-Term Health

July 15, 2019 | Primary Care, Wellness

Nurse health coach helps older female patient at visit

Most eligible Medicare recipients do not take advantage of a no-cost opportunity to support their health and wellness simply because they do not know about it! LeBauer HealthCare wants to help you promote your mother or father’s long-term health goals because we know you want to do all you can to ensure your parents stay as healthy as they can for as long as they can. Scheduling an annual wellness visit appointment for them is a great way to support them. Keep reading to discover what these visits cover, what you can do to help them prepare for an appointment, and how to schedule a free annual wellness visit.

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Get Your Kids Off the Couch and Out the Door This Summer

July 8, 2019 | Primary Care, Family Medicine

two boys on their phone on couch

By the middle of summer, kids are often repeating the “I’m bored” mantra and easily sliding into a technology daze. Not only is this scenario a recipe for clashes between parents and children, it’s also a situation that leaves children falling far short of needed physical exercise. Try these five creative ideas to get kids of all ages off the couch, out the door, and moving for the remainder of the summer. 

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Nine Members of LeBauer Team Honored With 2019 Cone Health Nursing Excellence Awards

June 25, 2019 | Primary Care, Awards/Recognitions

LeBauer is known for providing trusted, compassionate care to members of the Greensboro community and surrounding areas, and LeBauer’s nursing team is on the front lines of that patient care.

Cone Health recently announced its 2019 Nursing Excellence recipients, which include nine nurses and nursing support staff from LeBauer Primary Care practices. These award recipients are nominated by their colleagues and are recognized as the top nurses across Cone Health.

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Fun Family Activities for Father’s Day

June 7, 2019 | Primary Care, Wellness

Family walk by the lake with dadAre you still searching for an epic way to celebrate a dad this Father’s Day? We’ve got you covered with some last-minute options that won’t break your budget or take a ton of planning. Best of all, these options are a healthy way to mark the day and support his long-term wellness. Browse these ideas for creating a memorable Father’s Day in Greensboro or your area, and find the perfect way to show that guy you care.

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Introducing Dr. Allison Wolfe: New Primary Care Provider at LeBauer’s Horse Pen Creek Location

May 14, 2019 | Primary Care, Provider

Allison Wolfe, MDWith prescription drug use at an all-time high in America, Dr. Allison Wolfe has an important perspective on patient care. She calls it a “do-no-harm approach” – a strategy to help people make progress toward their health goals without using drugs whenever possible. This approach is used across all nine LeBauer Primary Care teams.

“I practice evidence-based medicine and advocate for lifestyle changes over medication in the appropriate setting,” Dr. Wolfe explained. “This gives the patient leadership and a voice in their healthcare.”

Dr. Wolfe is board certified in family medicine and welcomes patients of all ages to schedule an appointment with her at LeBauer HealthCare’s Horse Pen Creek office.

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