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Dr. Stasha-Gae Roberts's blog allows her to share helpful information with her patients regarding Direct Primary Care (DPC), and all things health care. Check back occasionally for new posts.

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Feb 15, 2021
February is recognized nationally as American Heart Month, a time set aside to focus on all things heart health. Unfortunately, heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. It is estimated that 1 in 4 Americans are affected by heart disease.
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Dec 22, 2020
Direct Primary Care (DPC) is an innovative model sweeping the nation, that returns to focusing on the patient. With this model patients get increased access to their providers (nurse practitioner, physician or physician assistant).
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Dec 15, 2020
This is a question that I often heard with my senior patients once they retired. It was usually phrased as I was healthy all my working life and now that I turned 65, I have all these issues. However, if only it were that simple. You see what most people do not realize is chronic disease (i.e. high blood pressure (hypertension), diabetes, high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia or dyslipidemia), etc.) often are present several years before any symptoms or signs are experienced.
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Nov 08, 2020
I have been a nurse for 20 years and a nurse practitioner for the past six years. I have seen a great deal of confusion from family, friends and even my patients on exactly what is a nurse practitioner. It does not help that as a profession we use several different acronyms that can cause confusion. So hopefully this blog can give you some insight. Also, in honor of nurse practitioner week which is November 8 th to the 14 th , I couldn’t think of a more pertinent initial blog post.
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