Nichole Baxter

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Blood Pressure for Seniors

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 5/21/19 3:25 PM

Monitoring and maintaining a healthy blood pressure is important at any age. However, for seniors, high blood pressure is especially dangerous. Lindy Chavez, NPC, a family medicine nurse practitioner with Dignity Health Medical Group – Ventura Region, shares answers to common blood pressure questions related to those over the age of 65.

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What Is Ulcerative Colitis?

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 4/25/19 4:35 PM

If you have ulcerative colitis (UC), a type of inflammatory bowel disease, you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), UC affects as many as 246 of every 100,000 Americans. But what is UC and what can be done about it?

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Measles Q&A With Redding Family Medicine Provider, Dr. Phuc-Son Dong

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 4/16/19 2:08 PM

Dr. Phuc-Son Dong, a family medicine doctor with Dignity Health Medical Group - North State, answers important questions about the measles below. If you believe you have been exposed to the measles virus, you should call your doctor immediately. Remember, do not physically visit the ER or your doctor's office if you believe you have been in contact with the measles virus, to avoid spreading the virus. 

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Lisa Adamek, Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, Receives ANCC Award

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 4/12/19 10:55 AM

Lisa Adamek, GNP, with Mercy Medical Group, has been honored by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a 2019 Certified Nurse Award recipient for the Gerontology Nurse Practitioner category.

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Same Location, New Medical Group: Urologist Dr. Alan Wong Joins Dignity Health Medical Group – Sierra Nevada

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 4/4/19 2:11 PM

Dignity Health Medical Group – Sierra Nevada, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, welcomes Alan Wong, MD, to the medical group. Dr. Wong is a board certified urologist with long-standing ties to Grass Valley, having served the community for 23 years.

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