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DiaMonD Case Study
DiaMonD Study It is important for people with diabetes to control their blood sugar. Scientific studies have shown that good control of blood sugar delays the long-term complications of diabetes such as heart disease, kidney failure, amputations, skin ulcers (sores), and blindness. Today, most people with diabetes monitor their blood sugar by sticking their fingertips […]
Dr. Gallagher named 2015 Teaching Award Recipient
St. Mark’s Family Medicine Residency recently announced that Eileen Gallagher, MD, has been chosen by the residents to receive a Teaching Award. The award honors one provider annually in each of these areas: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Pediatrics. Dr. Gallagher is honored to be chosen for this year’s award. She is currently accepting new patients. For […]
Gynecology Affiliates join Granger Medical Clinic
Gynecology Affiliates join Granger Medical Clinic   June 2015—Gynecology Affiliates is pleased to announce it has recently joined Granger Medical, the largest independent medical group in the Salt Lake Valley. A multi-specialty clinic, Granger Medical offers care for people of all ages with clinics located throughout the Salt Lake Valley and beyond.   Being a […]
Cardiac Risk Factors
The highest death rates in the United States today are associated with coronary artery disease (heart disease), cancer, and stroke. There is a number of significant risk factors for these diseases, some of which a person can modify to lower the risk of heart disease and stroke. A risk factor is a personal characteristic which […]
Colonoscopy: The Gold Standard for Colon Cancer Screening
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in both men and women. In 2010, 52,000 people died from this disease. It is predicted that there will be 132,000 new cases of colorectal cancer diagnosed this year. With increased use of screening colonoscopies, these numbers are declining. However, only 67% of people over […]