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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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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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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Kidney Health: Protect Yourself From Kidney Disease

March is National Kidney Month which means we are going to talk about the impact these bean-shaped organs have in regards to our health and wellness. Kidneys provide many benefits to our health including filtering blood, releasing waste and toxins, producing hormones, regulating pH, and controlling blood pressure. However, as we get older, we can

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NOTICE TO PATIENTS
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.