Healthy Living Blog

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. 

Read More

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.

Read More

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. 

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

5 Tips to Fight Fatigue

May 7, 2019 | Primary Care, Wellness

Exhausted woman at homeTiredness throughout the day is a familiar feeling for most adults. Whether it’s due to a rough night of sleep or an afternoon slump after a big lunch, it’s easy to yearn for the days of childhood when a daily nap was a given. However, there’s a difference between tiredness that is linked to a specific cause (a busy season at work, a newborn baby at home, etc.), and true fatigue — an unshakeable exhaustion that interferes with your ability to focus. Fatigue often points to an underlying health condition that can’t be remedied by simply getting more sleep.

Read More

10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas to Help Mom Take Care of Herself

May 1, 2019 | Primary Care, Wellness

Mother and daughter on Mother's DayWhen May comes around, most people find it difficult to choose the perfect Mother’s Day gift. You’re probably already seeing ads for jewelry, flowers, and chocolate covered strawberries. If none of these seem to adequately convey the gratitude you have for your mother, you’ve come to the right place. Our list of health-conscious gift ideas will show Mom that you love her and want to make sure she’s prioritizing her long-term wellness.

Read More

Lunch on the Run: Easy Ideas for Nutritious Meals

April 16, 2019 | Primary Care, Wellness

Healthy lunch options for workIt’s an all-too-familiar scenario. Noon rolls around and you’re distracted by a growling stomach withno plans for lunch. Sure, you want to eat healthy and stay budget-friendly, but you’re in a time crunch, with less than an hour to spare. Giving over to hunger, you make a quick run to the nearest fast-food spot or order in to the office. By afternoon, you feel sluggish, full, and regretful about spending $15 on a single meal.

Over time, this lack of planning not only takes a toll on your wallet, but it also affects your overall wellness. According to the CDC, 84.8 million adults in America consume fast food on a given day. Regularly consuming meals loaded with fat and calories, and low in fiber can lead to many health issues, including high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and more.

Read More

Connecting with Patients at LeBauer Grandover Village: Meet Dr. Cody Matthews

April 2, 2019 | Primary Care, Provider

Cody Matthews, DO at LeBauer Grandover VillageIn an age of technology, many people think the days of having a doctor who knows you really well are gone. However, physicians are finding ways to connect with patients and focus on meaningful discussions at each visit. One example is Dr. Cody Matthews, who recently joined the team at LeBauer Grandover Village.

“I learned early on in my medical training that you establish a much better connection with patients if you really take the time to listen to them instead of just typing notes the whole time,” says Dr. Matthews. “In a time of electronic health records and tight schedules, I strive to listen to my patients and their concerns. I enjoy getting to know all of my patients and their families and the continuity of care that primary care provides.”

Read More
Back to top