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The Impact of Diabetes on Your Eyes

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Diabetes is a systemic condition that can significantly impact various parts of the body, including the eyes. At Primary Care Joliet, we understand the critical connection between diabetes and eye health. Regular diabetic eye exams are essential for early detection and management of eye problems associated with diabetes. This blog explores how diabetes affects the… Continue reading


The Dangers of Ignoring a Urinary Tract Infection

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Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common bacterial infections, affecting millions worldwide. Despite their prevalence, many people underestimate the severity of UTIs and delay seeking medical attention. At Primary Care Joliet, we emphasize the importance of recognizing the symptoms of a UTI and seeking prompt treatment to avoid complications. This blog aims to… Continue reading


What It Means to Have Low Iron

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Iron deficiency is a common health issue that can have subtle yet significant effects on your overall well-being. At Primary Care Joliet, we emphasize the importance of recognizing the signs of low iron and the value of routine blood work in detecting and addressing this condition. With convenient on-site lab testing available at our clinics… Continue reading


Understanding the Flu Shot and Why It Changes Every Year

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As we approach another flu season, many patients at Primary Care Joliet ask a common question: Why does the flu vaccine change every year? Understanding this aspect of the influenza virus and the vaccine’s development is crucial in appreciating the importance of getting your annual flu shot. In this blog, we’ll delve into the facts… Continue reading


Is Your Thyroid Causing Your Weight Gain?

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One of the most perplexing health challenges for many individuals is unexplained weight gain. Despite maintaining a consistent diet and exercise routine, the numbers on the scale creep upwards. If you’ve found yourself in this frustrating scenario, it’s crucial to consider all potential underlying causes. One often-overlooked factor? Your thyroid. At Primary Care Joliet, we’re… Continue reading


How Diabetes Can Affect Your Eyes

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Living with diabetes requires vigilance and understanding of the various ways it can impact your body. One of the critical, yet often overlooked, areas of concern is our vision. Diabetes can lead to several eye-related issues that, if not detected and treated in time, could result in severe vision complications. Our dedicated team at Primary… Continue reading


5 Signs You Need to Get Your Bones Checked

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When it comes to health, bones are the unsung heroes supporting our every move. Yet, as pivotal as they are, bone health often takes a backseat in routine health discussions. At Primary Care Joliet, we believe in the holistic care of our patients, and that includes the health of their skeletal system. If you’ve ever… Continue reading


Why Do Women Need Calcium?

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At Primary Care Joliet, we value women’s health. In doing so, we value the chance to educate women about the minerals they need to feel their best. One of the most essential minerals for females in every stage of life is calcium. Let’s explore the benefits of calcium and how it supports various aspects of… Continue reading


Why Choose Urgent Care at Primary Care Joliet Over a Hospital ER?

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Every day, individuals and families face sudden health concerns, be it a severe ankle sprain from a misstep or a persistent ear infection in a toddler. When these medical urgencies arise, the immediate thought often is to rush to the nearest hospital’s Emergency Room (ER). However, there’s an alternative that could be more convenient and… Continue reading


What Are the Benefits of Corticosteroid Injections?

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Corticosteroid injections, often called cortisone shots, contain a synthetic form of a corticosteroid hormone produced in the body. Cortisone is released to control autoimmune responses that cause reactions such as inflammation and swelling. Corticosteroid injections are used for many medical purposes, from diagnosis of certain diseases or conditions to relief from pain and other issues,… Continue reading

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