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Are you over-medicating? Letting your doctor simply prescribe something he or she thinks is the best medicine or prescription for what ails you? Join Dr. Charles Stout of the Diagnostic Reference Group (DRG) as he sits down with Olga Villaverde to discuss new medical tests that take a more accurate look inside our bodies. These testing methodologies are user-friendly, but also extremely sensitive and accurate, revealing things a doctor might just miss and what’s really going on inside our own bodies. Simply ask your doctor to order and perform the test, then send to a lab for exact, accurate measurement and analysis. Your health is too important not to watch.

Up next on The Balancing Act, why being your own advocate is key to managing your health. We'll hear from two patients who didn't let their diagnosis stop them from advocating for others. 

Painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy of the feet, or diabetic nerve pain of the feet, is a type of nerve damage that is a common complication of diabetes. Patients describe the pain in their feet as burning, an electrical shock, pins and needles, or stabbing and knife-like. There are three FDA-approved oral prescription treatments for diabetic […]

Myasthenia gravis (MG) means grave or serious muscle weakness, which is what patients experience with this rare, autoimmune disease. The hallmark symptom is muscle weakness that worsens after periods of activity and improves after periods of rest. University of South Florida (USF) Health Department of Neurology physician Dr. Niraja Suresh details the disease spectrum, how […]

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