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Thoughtful Tuesday

April 4, 2017

TMP_6956“People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.”
-The Alchemist

Dr. Punjani has practiced as an interventional cardiologist for many years. A passion for amputation prevention and improving patients’ quality of life brought her to a peripheral vascular fellowship, where she learns the skills to inspire hope in her patients.

Chocolate Sorbet with Warm Cherries

March 30, 2017

SORBETEvery once in awhile, our sweet tooth kicks in and we can’t bear saying no to a sweet treat. Check out of this chocolate sorbet recipe from our friends at Publix Aprons Cooking School.  The best part is it is both dietitian and chef approved. “From a cardiovascular standpoint, sorbet is a great alternative to ice cream,” says Lauren Dimitrov, Registered Dietitian & Nutrition Expert, “It has zero grams of fat. Just remember to keep portion size small.” Continue reading “Chocolate Sorbet with Warm Cherries” »

Thoughtful Tuesday

March 21, 2017

TMP_5324-Edit“Don’t have such a narrow idea of how your life script is supposed to unfold that you miss out on all the unexpected and exciting plot twists along the way.”
-Ruben Chavez

Dr. Daniel Thielemann never imagined himself in the rapidly growing field of sleep disorders. However, as he moved through his residency in neurology, Dr. Thielemann grew his passion for the field and decided to turn it into his lifelong career. Now he helps thousands of patients every year get a better night’s sleep, significantly increasing their quality of life.

Put Your Best Fork Forward

March 16, 2017

NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTHBy Lauren Dimitrov, RDN, MPH, LDN

It’s time to “Put Your Best Fork Forward” because we’re celebrating National Nutrition Month in March. The 2015 – 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans suggests making small changes in your diet to live a healthier lifestyle. Continue reading “Put Your Best Fork Forward” »

How much H2O do you really need?

March 9, 2017

TMP_6635It seems like we’re always being told to drink more water, but how much water is really enough? Water supports your energy levels, brain function, and improves weight control. But when it comes to how much water we should be drinking, it seems like every source you turn to throws a different number at you. Continue reading “How much H2O do you really need?” »

Thoughtful Tuesday

March 7, 2017

PHOTO“According to current research, only about 10% of our happiness is based on our external world. The other 90% is based on how we see the world.”

-From “The Happiness Equation” by Neil Pasricha

We’ve talked about perception many times on the blog and how the world is how we choose to see it. We love when our thoughts are supported by current research. Check out this statistic from “The Happiness Equation”stating 90% of our happiness is based on our perception of the world.

Pulmonology & Cardiology: The Connection

March 2, 2017

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A patient undergoes cardiopulmonary stress testing to assess how well his lungs and heart work together and individually.

As a board certified Pulmonologist, Dr. Irram Hamdani specializes in disease of the lungs and airway. Patients who may need to see a pulmonologist include those who had childhood asthma, smoked in the past, or are experiencing shortness of breath, chronic coughs or occupational exposure. Dr. Hamdani’s expertise is an ideal complement to our cardiovascular services.

We offer a range of diagnostic pulmonary services that can detect the occurrence of a pulmonary issue. In the event the diagnostic test shows a cardiology problem instead of a pulmonary issue, a team of board certified cardiologists is just down the hall. Housing cardiology and pulmonology under the same roof ensures patients receive expedited and comprehensive care when they need it the most. Continue reading “Pulmonology & Cardiology: The Connection” »

Thoughtful Tuesday

February 28, 2017

IMG_7230rt5x7“Spend time with people who are good for your mental health.”

If you know Lucy, our Nurse Practitioner, you’ll know she has one of the brightest spirits around. Lucy credits her positive attitude to the people she works with. “Everyday, I work with the most experienced, skilled, and passionate group of doctors, mid-levels, techs, and support staff imaginable,” says Lucy.

Thoughtful Tuesday

February 21, 2017

TMP_9414“You are the books you read, the movies you watch, the music you listen to, the people you spend time with, the conversations you engage in. Choose wisely what you feed your mind.”
-Unknown

Dr. Swain enjoys educating the community about peripheral arterial disease, amputation education, and limb salvage through the Save a Leg, Save a Life Foundation and volunteering with A Leg Up: The Jacksonville Amputation Support Group.  He has also done countless community service health education presentations for doctors, nurses, and members of the general population. These activities feed Dr. Swain’s mind and define who he is.

$89.99 Could Help You Avoid Being Another Statistic

February 20, 2017

SSSL8851Vascular imaging can detect the onset of many heart and vascular diseases so we may have the chance for early prevention & intervention. Continue reading “$89.99 Could Help You Avoid Being Another Statistic” »

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