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.

New Updates from Dedication Health

Exciting Updates from Dedication Health   Now Offering Galleri™ Multi-Cancer Early Detection Test Today, the majority of cancers are diagnosed too late, when outcomes are poor. That’s why we’re excited to offer the Galleri™ multi-cancer early detection test* to our members. This first-of-its-kind test detects more than 50 types of cancer through a simple blood

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Good Sleep is Essential for Good Health

Sleep is a vital, often neglected, component of every person’s overall health and well-being. Most adults need at least 7 hours of sleep each night. However, more than 1 in 3 American adults say they don’t get the recommended amount of sleep. Not getting enough sleep on a regular basis can lead to serious health

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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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Wilmette Concierge Medicine

Chicago Concierge Medical Practice, Dedication Health, will be opening a second medical office in Wilmette, Illinois to meet the growing demand for concierge primary care and preventive medicine. To meet the growing demand for concierge medical care, Dedication Health has opened a second medical office in Wilmette, Illinois. The grand opening of the new Wilmette

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How to Cope with Chronic Illness

Chronic illness affects millions of people each year. When diagnosed with a chronic illness, you may feel depressed, angry, hopeless, low energy, and a wide variety of emotional symptoms. This could be due to the isolation patients feel when they are not able to keep the same pace in life as their family, friends, peers,

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Why You Should See a Cardiologist

A cardiologist is a specialized physician who specializes in heart disease. Typically, you would be referred to a cardiologist by your primary care physician or your concierge medical doctor depending on their medical assessment. With heart disease being the number one leading cause for Americans, it is important to stay vigilant about your heart health

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4 Easy Health Goals for 2022

There’s no better time than right now to adopt healthier habits that could help you feel better and live longer.  Resolve to be happier and healthier in 2022 by setting realistic health goals and taking steps to reach them. To help you get started, here are four health goals that you can achieve this year: 4 Health

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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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FLU SHOTS: Flu shots will be available for patients beginning on October 1st. Please call our office to schedule an appointment to receive your annual flu shot. COVID-19 BOOSTERS: The CDC recommends a new COVID-19 booster shot that are available from Pfizer and Moderna. The updated COVID-19 boosters are formulated to better protect against the most recently circulating COVID-19 variant. Pfizer's is currently for everyone 12 years old and up, while Moderna's is only for adults over 18. Please call your local pharmacy to receive your booster.