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Understanding the Link Between COVID-19 and Diabetes

Understanding the Link Between COVID-19 and Diabetes

Jun 01, 2020

As COVID-19 remains a public health concern, many people with chronic conditions may be wondering how this virus can impact their health, including those with diabetes. Discover how the virus caused by COVID-19 can potentially create severe symptoms in patients with unregulated blood sugar and...

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We All Play a Role in Safely Reopening Texas

May 27, 2020

Texas is slowly reopening, but the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over. Truth is, reopening only works if we do it safely. And each of us plays an important role in limiting the spread of the virus and protecting our community, especially the most vulnerable. So we spoke with Dr. Ricardo Lemos, CHI...

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How to Stay Safe as Salons and Gyms Get Back in Business

How to Stay Safe as Salons and Gyms Get Back in Business

May 22, 2020

In an executive order issued on May 6, Texas Governor Greg Abbott expanded the openings of several businesses and activities to further restart the economy during the pandemic. As part of this most recent order, gyms and salons are allowed to open as early as May 18th. But did you know these...

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Is It Safe to Schedule an In-Person Doctor’s Appointment?

Is It Safe to Schedule an In-Person Doctor’s Appointment?

May 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic may have slowed down our busy lives, but that doesn’t mean your medical needs should be put on hold. As Texas reopens and COVID-19 cases plateau, you may be wondering if it’s time for that checkup and whether it’s safe to visit a clinic in person. You can rest assured we’re...

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Working Through It: 3 Safety Tips for Going Back to Work

Working Through It: 3 Safety Tips for Going Back to Work

May 15, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many people are looking for ways to get back to work and stay safe while doing so. Here are some of our guidelines for protecting yourself and your fellow employees while interacting at work. Create a Plan for Returning to Work Safely Depending on your industry,...

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The Inside Health Podcast

The Inside Health Podcast | The Potential Benefits of a COVID-19 Vaccine

May 12, 2020

In this episode of the Inside Health Podcast, Kevin Keys is joined by Dr. Kia Parsi, Chief Medical Officer for CHI St. Joseph Health, and Dr. Gabriel Neal, Director of Texas A&M Family Care. They discuss a potential vaccine for COVID-19 and how it could benefit the community and healthcare...

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Inside Health Podcast
Staying Safe in Public: 5 COVID-19 Tips You Can't Miss

Staying Safe in Public: 5 COVID-19 Tips You Can't Miss

May 11, 2020

There are things we can all do to help contain the spread of COVID-19. If you plan on leaving your house, be sure to take these five essential pieces of advice with you. 1. Wear a Mask Many cases of the virus caused by COVID-19 are asymptomatic, so wearing a mask in public can prevent the spread of...

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3 Simple Ways to Celebrate Nurses Week

3 Simple Ways to Celebrate Nurses Week

May 08, 2020

Nurses Week is more important than ever this year. In honor of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the World Health Organization has declared 2020 the International Year of the Nurse. And with so many of our brave healthcare professionals working tirelessly due to the strain...

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The Inside Health Podcast

The Inside Health Podcast | COVID-19 & Primary Care: Dr. Clint Cheng

May 07, 2020

In this episode of the Inside Health Podcast, Dr. Clint Cheng, a family medicine physician with CHI St. Joseph Health, joins host Kevin Keys. Together, they discuss how primary care offices are screening patients for potential signs of COVID-19, the CHI St. Joseph Health respiratory clinic,...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Inside Health Podcast
Show Us Your Big Texas Heart!

Show Us Your Big Texas Heart!

May 06, 2020

Staying home for this long is no picnic, but we’re able to stay safe thanks to the hard work and dedication of our community’s frontline workers. All the healthcare teams, EMS, police, rescue workers, firefighters, and others who are going into work each day to help us during the COVID-19 pandemic...

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