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Talking with Children About COVID-19

Talking with Children About COVID-19

  By Ayo Avworo DNP, APRN, FNP-BC Investigator  As conversations around coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) increase and school districts extend classroom closures, children may worry about themselves, their family, and friends getting ill with COVID-19....

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CTT Response to Coronavirus

CTT Response to Coronavirus

By Leisel Koerber, BBA, CCRC Sr. VP, OperationsWe want you to know that CTT is still actively conducting trials to keep advancing medical science. To protect our patients, employees and families, we are taking the following actions: Restricting visitors from entering...

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COVID-19: Protect Your Health & Be Prepared

COVID-19: Protect Your Health & Be Prepared

  By Ayo Avworo DNP, APRN, FNP-BC Investigator   Know the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 and what to do if symptomatic i.e. fever, cough, shortness of breath): Stay home when you are sick i.e. temperature > 99°F, cough, difficulty breathing Call your...

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Conditions Caused by Long-Term Diabetes

By Douglas Denham, DO, CPI Did you know that both Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetics can be prone to having additional diseases the longer they have suffered from the disease? Diabetic Retinopathy This complication of the eyes is caused by long-time diabetes. Symptoms...

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What is Rheumatoid Arthritis?

By Dr. Pendleton Wickersham   Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a serious disease that causes symptoms including joint pain and swelling, stiffness and fatigue. Both men and women can be affected although RA is more common in women. Onset in middle age is typical although...

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New Devices in the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

By Dr. Douglas Denham Type 1 Diabetics are constantly in search of newer, better treatments since their disease requires 24/7 monitoring. One of the new products released for Type 1 Diabetes is the new GVOKE ready-to-use glucagon. This treatment for severe...

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The Invisible Illness

By Dr. Damaso Oliva, Jr. We are always wondering what people are thinking and feeling.  Understanding this is difficult under any circumstances, but with the addition of a mental disorder the level of difficulty in reaching basic understanding is greatly exacerbated. ...

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What is Mild Cognitive Impairment?

By Dr. Kerry de Jesus  It’s not unusual to walk into a room and forget what we went in there for. It happens to everyone occasionally, but how do we know if it’s part of the normal aging process or something more serious? Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) is a condition...

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Hot Flashes

Hot Flashes

A Non-Hormonal Approach to Hot Flashes By Ayo Avworo, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC Vasomotor symptoms, commonly known as hot flashes, are intense feelings of heat, (usually) accompanied by profuse sweating, dampness, and flushing lasting about 4 to 10 minutes. They are the most...

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What’s the Big Deal About Vaccines for Seniors?

What’s the Big Deal About Vaccines for Seniors?

by Kay Scroggins, RN If you are getting older (65 years and older),  it is time to make sure you are getting the vaccines you need to prevent some of the illnesses that come around every year or are spread through contact with people having the illness, like...

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Fatty Liver Disease

Fatty Liver Disease

by Dr. Douglas Denham At Clinical Trials of Texas, Inc. (CTT), we do medical research on new drugs to treat many different types of diseases. One of these diseases – Fatty Liver Disease -- has actually been around for a long time, but there haven’t been any real...

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Does Someone You Love Have Alzheimer’s Disease?

Does Someone You Love Have Alzheimer’s Disease?

Consider a Research Study What are the benefits of a research study? Research is the only way we can work together to find a cure for Alzheimer's Disease. Qualified study participants receive care from a psychologist and a psychiatrist in addition to receiving medical...

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Why are Vaccinations so Important for Seniors?

Why are Vaccinations so Important for Seniors?

Why do 65+ need vaccinations? Your immune system weakens as it ages and it becomes more difficult to fight off illnesses such as the flu Ongoing health problems such as diabetes can cause complications If you do get a major illness such as pneumonia it will be harder...

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