Month: April 2019

What is a Healthy Blood Pressure for a Healthy Heart? Ask a Nutritionist.

Apr 18, 2019 Comments Off on What is a Healthy Blood Pressure for a Healthy Heart? Ask a Nutritionist.
May 21 @ 7:44 pm

High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, puts you at a greater risk of heart disease. Many people who have it don’t know it. It’s important to have your blood pressure checked routinely. If your blood pressure stays higher than 130/80 for a period of time, it can cause serious…

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CLINIC TO HOST 12th ANNUAL GOLF INVITATIONAL FUNDRAISER

Apr 17, 2019 Comments Off on CLINIC TO HOST 12th ANNUAL GOLF INVITATIONAL FUNDRAISER
May 21 @ 7:44 pm

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic (BIFMC), a non-profit organization that provides free health care to uninsured, low income adults who live or work on Johns, James, & Wadmalaw Islands or Folly Beach, is hosting their 12th annual Golf Invitational fundraiser on May 13, 2019 at the…

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BIFMC Community Pillar Profile: Dr. Marta Hampton

Apr 8, 2019 Comments Off on BIFMC Community Pillar Profile: Dr. Marta Hampton
May 21 @ 7:44 pm

“I became a doctor to help those who are sick, so that they may smile again and move on with their lives.” -Dr. Marta Hampton, BIFMC Volunteer When it comes to most volunteer organizations, there is often that one person who is known to be a quiet powerhouse; the one…

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How Should I Adapt My Diet for Spring? Ask a Nutritionist.

Apr 2, 2019 Comments Off on How Should I Adapt My Diet for Spring? Ask a Nutritionist.
May 21 @ 7:44 pm

Joanne M. Gallivan, M.S., R.D.N. is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist and volunteer at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Prior to joining the Clinic, she served as the Director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). It’s Springtime! With spring finally arriving, it’s time to take stock of your current eating…

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