Your Health

Welcome to the Dedication Health wellness blog. Here you will find tips for diet, exercise, or stress relief as well as current trends in the healthcare industry and technology.

Diabetes: The Difference Between Type 1 and Type 2

Diabetes has become an increasingly problematic diagnosis that many Americans are being faced with. In fact, over 34 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes. That is the equivalent of 1 in 10 people. Diabetes should be treated regularly and consistently by a qualified healthcare physician. With Diabetes National Awareness Month taking place in November,

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COVID-19 Vaccine and the Delta Variant: Are You Protected?

The most important thing you can do to protect yourself from COVID-19 is to get fully vaccinated. Vaccines are highly effective at preventing COVID-19 infection and are also effective in fighting against the Delta variant. Whether or not you are vaccinated, it’s also important to follow prevention guidelines that are available for vaccinated and unvaccinated people. Remember, we are

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Medical Concierge Services in Cook County, Illinois

If you want more personalized care from your physician, concierge medicine is the perfect solution. Concierge medical practices, including here at Dedication Health in Cook County, take the time to build strong and enduring relationships with each patient. Concierge physicians use that insight to create an individual personal health plan for a healthy and fulfilling

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Brain Health: How to Maintain a Healthy Mind as You Age

Aging inevitably brings many changes, both physically and mentally. While it’s normal to experience some degree of mental decline with age, there are ways to help protect your brain health and proactively stave off memory loss and cognitive decline. Research points to a combination of healthy habits that can help you preserve and protect your

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Stress: What It Does to the Body

Stress is no stranger to any of us, it affects everyone. For example, the global pandemic has caused many people around the world severe stress. Stress regarding health, safety, job security, social isolation, and so much more. There is some stress that is good for your body. Examples of this would include exercising, starting a

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Geriatrician: Why You Should See a Geriatric Doctor

As people age, they have different medicals needs and requirements that should be treated by a physician who has extensive knowledge of elderly conditions and knows how to take care of them. Just like a pediatrician is specialized in child health and knows how to treat health conditions in infancy, a geriatrician is a physician

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Best Superfoods to Promote Heart Health

Eating for heart health is as much about what you do eat as it is about limiting certain foods and ingredients. A healthy meal plan full of fresh and colorful fruits and vegetables and heart-healthy proteins can help lower your risk of many serious and chronic health conditions, including heart disease, obesity, high blood pressure,

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