Blog Category: Ask a Doctor

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Ask a Doctor - 2 Min Read
Colonoscopy Myths vs. Facts
Although colonoscopies get a bad rap, they aren’t as terrible as you might think. Overlake colorectal surgeons Preetha Ali, MD, and Ian White, MD, debunk common myths about these important cancer screening procedures.
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Ask a Doctor - 4 Min Read
Managing Diabetes Amid a Pandemic
Overlake endocrinologist Maria Mercado, MD, and certified diabetes educator Lisa Levinson, RN, answer questions related to how to manage diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic, how to communicate with your care team and more.
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Ask a Doctor - 3 Min Read
Building a Relationship with Your Doctor
Even if you only see your doctor once a year, establishing a strong relationship with them over time can lead to better health. Overlake's Olabode Akinsanya, MD shares tips on how to build this important relationship.
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Ask a Doctor - 2 Min Read
Why Should I Use MyChart?
Want to skip playing phone tag with your doctor's office? Need to send your healthcare team a quick message about your last visit? Dr. Michelle Kauffman discusses how MyChart allows you more direct access to your care team.
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Ask a Doctor - 3 Min Read
Helping Your Stressed Youth
Twenty-first century life is filled with conveniences and technologies past generations could only...
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Ask a Doctor - 3 Min Read
Is Vaping Safe?
With thousands of flavors available and multiple types of e-cigarette devices to choose from, vaping...