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A NEW PROVIDER FOR NEUSE VALLEY INTERNAL MEDICINE

Neuse Valley is pleased to announce that Dr. Sukaina Ahmad will join us on August 1st. Dr. Ahmad is a native of Chapel Hill, NC. She completed her undergraduate degree in Public Health (Nutrition) from the University of North Carolina...

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WHAT IS PREDIABETES?

Prediabetes, or glucose intolerance, means that your blood sugar is higher than normal but it’s not yet high enough to be classified as Type II diabetes. Still, without intervention, prediabetes is likely to become Type II diabetes in ten years...

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WHAT ABOUT VITAMINS??

There is ever changing information about vitamins, based on conflicting data from large studies.  Here are some bullet points: ◊  Based on newer, large studies, calcium and vitamin D do not seem to prevent bone fractures.  Therefore, it is no...

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HAVE YOU HAD YOUR SHINGLES VACCINE?

Shingles can be a terrible thing.  Shingles is a reactivation of the chicken pox virus that causes a blistering rash along one part of the body as it attacks a nerve root coming from the spinal cord. The rash is...

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