Goodbye BMI

It all started with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission imposing a new rule utilizing BMI (Body Mass Index) as a classification guide to allow employers to raise insurance premiums for employees who don’t meet a specified BMI.

40,420 individuals were used to conduct a study to determine how accurate BMI is at gauging metabolic health. […]

By |February 9th, 2016|General Health, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Pharmaceutical Scandal: Generic Drug Prices On The Rise

As if you didn’t already think the pharmaceutical industry was taking advantage of all of us, wait until you read this report.  According to an article published in Blood, pharmaceutical companies are using several strategies to keep affordable generic drugs off the market and inaccessible to patients, forcing everyone to buy they high-priced, brand-name versions.

One […]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Healthcare Business|0 Comments

Flavonoids Health Benefits May Include Weight Loss

According to new studies, our understanding of flavonoids health benefits may be increasing and weight loss is in the news again.  Published by the BMJ, a new study shows that peppers, berries, pears, apples and more, can have a strong effect on reducing weight gain.

This study of 124,000 men and women in the US shows […]

By |February 1st, 2016|Diet, General Health, Weight Loss|0 Comments

MIND Diet: How To Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

The MIND diet isn’t a fad diet, and it doesn’t promise a swimsuit body by Spring.  People usually have the wrong idea when they hear the word ‘diet’.  So let’s get this straight right now.

In this article, diet refers to ‘what you eat’ on a daily basis.  When I say ‘diet’ I’m not talking about […]

By |January 22nd, 2016|Diet|0 Comments

Breast Cancer Risk: Sugar In Western Diets

When it comes to breast cancer risk, you may want to play it safe and do everything possible to reduce that risk.  According to a study by the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, that may include limited sugar intake, which unfortunately is prominent in Western diets.
Breast Cancer Risk Factors
The 12-lipoxygenase enzymatic signaling pathway is […]

By |January 13th, 2016|Women's Health|0 Comments

Do You Know Your Uric Acid Level?

You probably know your cholesterol level, and I am sure you know your glucose level, but what is your uric acid level (UA)?

Most of us think of gout, “the kings’ disease” when asked about UA levels, however, with an estimated 68% of American adults overweight or obese, it is an epidemic. Unfortunately, an elevated uric acid level […]

By |December 3rd, 2015|General Health|0 Comments

New Hours & Procedures


Dear Friends and Patients,

As another year closes I want to offer you and your family a Very Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday’s from myself and the FMG family.

It has been a strange and difficult year for many with a lot of changes and even more changes coming. But, one thing that will never change, is […]

By |December 2nd, 2015|Healthcare Business|0 Comments

Health Benefits of Coffee May Include Your Heart

Would you like to reduce your risk of neurological conditions and cardiovascular disease and maybe live a little longer?  A recent study in Circulation shows that the health benefits of coffee may include longer life for coffee drinkers.

In this study, 208,501 doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals in the U.S. were surveyed repeatedly over the […]

By |November 23rd, 2015|General Health|0 Comments

Is Obamacare Working? United Healthcare May Exit

Ask random people on the street one simple question, “Is Obamacare working?” and you’ll likely get mixed replies.  One thing is for sure though, the nation’s largest healthcare provider, United Healthcare, may stop offering individual coverage in 2016 and is going to halt its marketing efforts in that market, effective immediately.

What that means is, United doesn’t […]

By |November 19th, 2015|Healthcare Business|0 Comments

Healthcare In The United States

With a little bit of research you’ll quickly find that healthcare in the United States leaves something to be desired.  The United States spends more on healthcare than any other developed nation. So, why do Americans live shorter lives than other developed countries? American infants have a lower chance of surviving past infancy than those […]

By |November 19th, 2015|Healthcare Business|0 Comments