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Maltman Medical, knoxville doctor, Stacey Maltman FNP

Summer Safety Tips from the CDC

CDC 2016 Chronic Pain Management Guidelines

Diabetes

Could You Be at Risk??

You can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. Stay at a healthy weight, eat well and be active. With these steps, you can stay healthier longer and lower your risk of diabetes. 

American Diabetes Association

ADA

Overweight

Staying at a healthy weight can help you prevent and manage problems like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, unhealthy cholesterol, and high blood glucose.

Healthy Eating

Eating healthy is one of the most important things you can do to lower your risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease. 

Physical Activity

Physical activity can do a lot for you, even if you haven’t been very active lately.

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disorder that causes muscle pain and fatigue (feeling tired). People with fibromyalgia have pain and tenderness throughout the body. 

 

People with fibromyalgia may also have other symptoms, such as:

 

  • Trouble sleeping

  • Morning stiffness

  • Headaches

  • Painful menstrual periods

  • Tingling or numbness in hands and feet

  • Problems with thinking and memory (sometimes called “fibro fog”).

 

A person may have two or more coexisting chronic pain conditions. Such conditions can include chronic fatigue syndrome, endometriosis, fibromyalgia, inflammatory bowel disease, interstitial cystitis, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, and vulvodynia. It is not known whether these disorders share a common cause.

 

 

Only FDA approved medication for Fibromyalgia treatment is Lyrica.

Stacey Maltman FNP, Maltman Medical Knoxville TN

There is Help

Stacey Maltman FNP, Maltman Medical Center in Knoxville TN, Primary Care Doctor

Stacey Maltman FNP-BC is available to discuss the treatment that is perfect for you.

 

Fibromyalgia is an extensive disorder that can cause multiple symptoms. Stacey understands that other disease processes can be affected by fibromyalgia and she will individualize a treatment plan that is right for you.

 

With treatment that works, you can enjoy life again.