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Recognize and Prevent Illness with Our Health Blog

We pack Family Physicians Group’s health blog with valuable medical tips and research you can immediately use to improve your health. From disease prevention and symptom recognition to important updates about our medical community, you get the latest wellness information that lets you take charge of your health. 

Diabetes Prevention and Control

In 2011, the American Diabetes Association estimated that within the United States, 25.8 (8.3% of the population) million children and adult live with diabetes. An additional 58% of the population, 179 million people, is affected with pre diabetes! Read More
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How does health care reform affect Medicare?

If you are over 65, the health care reform act will have a minimal affect on you as it was designed for people who do not have coverage. Anyone over 65 years old is guaranteed health insurance coverage through the Medicare program. Read More
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Help Those With Diabetes

Family Physicians Group is determined to spread the word and raise some much-needed funds for research by sponsoring Red Striders at the American Diabetes Association’s Step Out: Walk to STOP Diabetes. Read More
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Remember to Get a Flu Shot

It would be ideal if our body’s immune system strengthened with age, but unfortunately studies have shown the opposite to be true. As people age, their immune system weakens, making them more susceptible to the flu. Read More
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Welcome to Our New FPG Site!

You may have noticed that the FPG website looks a little different. Okay, it looks a lot different. We’re excited you’re here and we couldn’t be happier to launch the redesigned www.fpg-florida.com. Read More
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Medicare and Health Care Reform Forum

When it comes to health insurance the hot topic of concern today is Medicare and how healthcare reform will affect seniors’ health care benefits. The medical industry along with the media is buzzing and trying to put all the pieces together to help seniors understand Medicare and healthcare reform. Read More
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Medicare Part D

Rounding out the different Parts of Medicare is Part D, for prescription drug coverage. If you missed our short and easy explanations of Parts A, B and C, be sure to check them out. Read More
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Medicare Part C

Those new to Medicare, and seasoned veterans alike, have found that joining a Medicare Advantage plan offers certain perks, like additional benefits without an increase premiums, the opportunity to choose a personal physician to help you to coordinate your care, and proactive disease management and more. Read More
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Step-by-step Medicare Enrollment Guide

Medicare Open Enrollment like the holiday season is just around the corner and if your anything like me you want to get you’re shopping done early this year. Medicare open Enrollment begins October 15 and ends December 7; leaving you very little time to do your research to select the right health insurance plan based on your budget and needs. Read More
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Medicare Part B

So, the Medicare Enrollment Period is near. If you’re new to Medicare, pay attention, because this is information you should know. Read More
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Medicare Part A

It’s an important time for patients turning 65 years of age and becoming eligible for Medicare. The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period is almost here! That’s why we’ve written a brief explanation of the A-B-Cs of Medicare, or more appropriately, the A, B, C, and D of Medicare. Today’s blog post is the first of a five part series on the topic: Medicare Part A. Read More
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Get the Most Out of Medicare

Medicare has an annual open enrollment period similar to employer- based health insurance plans, so why is it that many seniors simply stick to their current plan leaving money and benefits on the table? Read More
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