Healthy Living

4 Tips to Avoid School-Year Illnesses

November 14, 2018 | Primary Care, Wellness

4 Tips to Avoid School-Year IllnessesIt’s that time of year when school is in full swing, and it’s no secret that germs abound in the classroom setting. However, being proactive when it comes to your child’s health can greatly increase your student’s chances staying well. These four tips will help any age student – from kindergarten to high school – avoid some of those school-year illnesses.

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Discover Quality Care for Adults and Children at the new LeBauer office at Grandover Village

November 12, 2018 | Behavioral Medicine, Location, Primary Care, Sports Medicine

You never know when you’re going to need to call on a doctor, so it’s a good idea to establish a
primary care physician for you and your family before the need for medical care actually arises.
LeBauer HealthCare offers quality care for the entire family across the Triad and is excited to
announce our newest location, Grandover Village. This brand new facility is at 4023 Guilford
College Road in Greensboro, NC. It’s an incredibly convenient location for those located in Grandover, Sedgefield, Adams Farm, Jamestown, and students at Guilford Technical
Community College!

Discover more about the services and team you’ll find in our new office.

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Forging Strong Doctor-Patient Partnerships: Meet Dr. William Kremer

November 8, 2018 | Primary Care, Provider

Dr. William Kremer, a board-certified family medicine physician, has helped hundreds of patients in the High Point and Greensboro area reach individual health goals. Kremer recently joined the new LeBauer Grandover Village office on Guilford College Road and is accepting new patients, as well as welcoming his existing patients.

A strong doctor-patient relationship is at the core of Kremer’s health care philosophy. He sees himself as a guide, resource, and facilitator who works in collaboration with patients.

“I have a passion for people and relationships. I endeavor to know my patients well enough so that our relationship with one another may best improve their health and sense of well-being,” says Kremer.

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Common Colds and Children: What Works, What Doesn’t, and When to Call the Doctor

October 30, 2018 | Primary Care, Wellness

Common Colds and Children: What Works, What Doesn’t, and When to Call the DoctorWhen the common cold hits your family, it can really keep you down for the count! Colds can be especially hard on children. No parent wants to see a child battling coughs, congestion, watery eyes, and fevers. While you may not be able to take away a cold, you can do things to alleviate the symptoms and reduce the cold’s severity.

For conquering your child’s cold, check out our tips for what works and what doesn’t, and how to know it’s time to call the doctor.

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The Personal Side of Medicine: Why it Matters to Dr. Caleb Parker

September 26, 2018 | Primary Care, Provider

Dr. Caleb Parker, board-certified family medicine physician, has joined LeBauer HealthCare at Horse Pen Creek. He recently shared his philosophy of care, tips for staying healthy, and insight into his love of music.

Caleb Parker, MD at LeBauer Horse Pen Creek

What’s one of the most important lessons you learned in medical school?

I got to work with dozens of different physicians. The physicians who took the time to get to know their patients were generally happier.  As I gained experience in my residency, I realized that in order to treat people, you have to get know more than just their blood pressure. There are things going on in their personal life, stress at work that can impact their health.

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Concussion Recovery: When Is it Safe to Return to Activities?

September 25, 2018 | Sports Medicine

Concussion symptoms can vary between individuals and may include headache, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, sleep disturbances, and visual issues. While these symptoms vary from patient to patient, one of the most common questions patients and families ask is, “How much time will it take to recover from a concussion?”

Student athletes are often eager to return to games and practice, while adults may feel pressure to get back to work or resume their normal workout routine. However, rushing back to regular activity levels can cause symptoms to linger, making recovery even more challenging. 

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Shannon Banks, MD, Brings Her Passion for Serving Our Diverse Community

September 19, 2018 | Primary Care, Provider

Looking for a new doctor can be a little overwhelming. Wouldn’t it be nice to really get to know a little bit about the person you’re going to trust for you and your family’s healthcare? We recently spent some time talking with Shannon Banks, MD, the newest member of LeBauer HealthCare’s growing primary care team. Dr. Banks is now serving adult and pediatric patients at the Brassfield office in Greensboro, N.C., one of the eight convenient LeBauer HealthCare locations in the Triad.

Dr. Banks is new to the LeBauer Brassfield office, but no stranger to Greensboro—she holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from North Carolina A&T State University. A native of Goldsboro, N.C., Dr. Banks chose The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University for medical school. She also completed her residency at Vidant Medical Center and The Brody School of Medicine at ECU. Dr. Banks is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, and a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

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LeBauer’s Valerie Wolf Discusses Concussion Signs and Treatments with Fox 8

September 6, 2018 | Sports Medicine

Valerie Wolf, director of athletic training, on Fox 8This time of year is prime time for parents to be thinking about concussions as their athletes hit the field for football, soccer, and other high-impact sports.

Valerie Wolf, the Director of Athletic Training and Concussion Clinic at LeBauer Sports Medicine, talks about the most common signs and effects of a concussion that parents should be on the lookout for, and how to get treatment, on this recent Fox 8 House Call.

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Top Tips to Keep Diabetes in Control While Traveling

August 15, 2018 | Primary Care

Diabetic woman checking blood glucoseIt’s summer, and you’re preparing for that long anticipated vacation. For patients with diabetes, keeping medication schedules and care routines on track while traveling can be a challenge. However, with extra preparation, you can have a great trip and be ready for any unexpected health emergencies. Whether you are headed to the beach, camping in the mountains, flying across the country, or exploring a foreign destination, follow these guidelines for a healthy and hassle-free vacation.

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Preventing and Treating Concussions in Teen Athletes: Learn the 3 R’s

August 9, 2018 | Sports Medicine

youngFor teen athletes who engage in fall sports such as football and soccer, August often marks the return of a regular practice schedule and gearing up for the first games of the season. It’s also a great time for parents, coaches, and athletes to review the symptoms of a concussion and know when and how to get care should a student sustain a head injury.  Dr. Zach Smith, medical director of the LeBauer Sports Medicine Concussion Clinic in Greensboro, NC, shares these tips. 

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