Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

November 18, 2022

Gabrielle Yang

November is a month for inspiration, education, and empowerment in communities worldwide that have been affected by pancreatic cancer. For those at Zenith Family Health, this is our chance to bring awareness to the disease and inspire others to take action.

Like all cancers, early detection of pancreatic cancer can save [...]

Heart Attack Warnings

July 19, 2014

Rebecca Jenson

Heart attacks often give warning signs and symptoms from hours, days, weeks or even a couple of months before a heart attack occurs. It is important to be familiar with these symptoms and seek emergent care if these symptoms happen to you.

There are several symptoms that [...]

A Health Insurance Nightmare True Story

June 14, 2014

Aaron Monson

We recently had a patient come to our clinic to have a diabetic ulcer taken care of. This is a wound on the outside of the body that has difficulty healing because of the patient’s diabetic condition.

The patient had gone to the hospital[...]

Diabetes Prevention

April 29, 2014

Don Allred

Type II Diabetes is rampant in our society today.  There are roughly 20 times more diabetics in America today than there was in 1960.  Almost 10% of all adults in the U.S. have diabetes and that percentage is much higher for certain populations,  including Hispanic, Native Americans, and African Americans. 

If we don’t have diabetes ourselves[...]

Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired

April 8, 2014

Ernest Severn

How many bouts of the common cold have you had this season? The average for adults in this country is 2 to 4 occurrences per season, and it is 6 to 8 occurrences per season if you are a child. Since there is no cure or vaccination for the common cold the most important way to approach it is with prevention. Of course the season we are talking about is winter so let’s start with [...]

Obamacare Relief

March 13, 2014

Aaron Monson

When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed several years ago, many did not expect the obvious result: rising health insurance premiums, shrinking networks and policy options, and fewer doctors willing to take the plans offered in the exchanges. While the law probably will eventually result in more people carrying some type of health insurance, it seems obvious that it will not improve [...]