Displaying items by tag: department of family and community medicine

At the conference, runners of all levels will be able to learn from Olympian and UAB alumna Vonetta Flowers, as well as explore ways to boost their energy and improve performance. 
The Family and Community Medicine Clinic at UAB Hospital-Highlands has 14 providers and seven residents prepared to treat pregnant individuals and newborns. 
The new program emphasizes the significance of proper nutrition, as well as the importance of self-wellness factors such as sleep, ultimately aiming to enhance the overall performance and well-being of student-athletes.
Using a handheld ultrasound device, a trained clinician can rapidly and accurately diagnose anything from kidney stones to heart function, saving time and money for patients in rural and urban underserved areas.
The multidisciplinary clinic will offer a full spectrum of sports and exercise medicine services to patients, including non-operative and surgical procedures and nutritional, biologic injections, cardio, exercise in pregnancy, and physical medicine and rehabilitation services.  
Experts at the University of Alabama at Birmingham are providing tips on how to navigate the holiday season for those coping with or recovering from disordered eating patterns.
Earlier this spring, UAB providers, assisted by staff volunteers, performed various exams for the student-athletes, including an eye exam by UAB Eye Care, musculoskeletal exam, evaluation of cardiac and pulmonary function, and reading of standard vitals.
Attendees can learn about how to better optimize their performance and avoid injuries, new research in running medicine, nutrition, mental health, and more.
USA Wheelchair Rugby athletes received acceleration/velocity and reaction time testing in their pre-participation exams for the first time.
This study will enroll patients to evaluate which combination of three proposed interventions — including health coaching, food delivery and remote patient monitoring — will help patients manage diabetes and also be sustainable for health systems to implement.
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