Month: November 2017

8 Telltale Signs of Pre-Diabetes

Nov 30, 2017 Comments Off on 8 Telltale Signs of Pre-Diabetes
February 23 @ 9:05 am

Diabetes refers to a range of diseases that result from glucose imbalance – determined by how your body processes sugar. High levels of glucose in your blood can have serious and lasting effects on your health, whether you have Pre-diabetes or develop Type 2 diabetes. Pre-diabetes may be reversed if…

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Royal Pipaliya Featured in Volunteer Spotlight

Nov 28, 2017 Comments Off on Royal Pipaliya Featured in Volunteer Spotlight
February 23 @ 9:05 am

Each month, Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, a free clinic in Charleston, SC, shines a spotlight on one of our many exceptional volunteers. From medical staff to voluntary file clerks, BIFMC is able to provide a warm, caring and expert primary medical home to hundreds of uninsured patients. The residents and workers of our Lowcountry community…

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Dear Nurse Wanda: Keeping Up the Conversation About Breast Health

Nov 3, 2017 Comments Off on Dear Nurse Wanda: Keeping Up the Conversation About Breast Health
February 23 @ 9:05 am

Charleston Cares Guest Blogger, Wanda Lefler, RN, is the Nurse Manager at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Each month, she will offer her insight into patient care, health management – and the art of listening. If you have a medical question for Nurse Wanda, please e-mail your questions to nursemanager.bifmc@gmail.com. Dear Nurse Wanda: Where…

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BIFMC Featured in HealthLinks Charleston

Nov 1, 2017 Comments Off on BIFMC Featured in HealthLinks Charleston
February 23 @ 9:05 am

Johns Island free clinic, Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, is currently featured in the November/December issue of HealthLinks Charleston Magazine. The piece, titled “Quite a Life Saver: Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic” by Denise K. James, captures the flow of the free medical clinic, which serves the island’s low income,…

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