A commonly used term in the medical and fitness community regarding weight is the body mass index or BMI.  This is a screening tool to help identify individuals that may be at an unhealthy weight.  A calculation uses your height and weight to determine your BMI and weight category (underweight, normal weight, overweight, and obese). …

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Over the next several weeks, we will be doing a blog series on our weight management program and the medications that are available to help our patients achieve a healthier weight and better overall well-being.  With our weight management program, we offer a comprehensive approach to weight loss, including medication management, counseling on diet and…

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It is often confusing to understand the difference between viral infections and bacterial infections and what medications are appropriate for which.  When you go to the doctor because you are sick or don’t feel well, it is sometimes difficult to understand why an antibiotic may not be prescribed.  Strep throat, urinary tract infections, and tuberculosis…

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When’s the last time that you visited the doctor?  Do you avoid going to the doctor unless you come down with that dreaded flu or the sore throat that your child brought home from school?  You are not alone, however, you may be missing out on some important health benefits. Many health organizations recommend routine…

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Yes! The road to good health is yours to travel. But you don’t have to do it alone. Whether you’re managing a health condition or making changes in your life or family – we can help.  Dr. Kyle Platz and Dr. Bradley K. Harrison want to help you meet your wellness goals.  As Family Physicians,…

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