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Preventing Infection-Related Cancers

Stomach, liver, and cervical cancer are preventable cancers and mostly related to chronic infections. In this article, let’s talk about decreasing the risk of such cancers through lifestyle, screening, and treatment. Preventing infection-related cancers is a low-hanging fruit in the US, with a strong healthcare infrastructure. The following cancers don’t make up the most common […]

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Colon Cancer Prevention

Preventing colon cancer is much better than trying to treat it. That’s our approach here at Digital Nomad Health: prevent anything that’s preventable to minimize disease and health spending. Colon cancer prevention mostly involves focusing on diet, but we also need to discuss colon polyps. Colon Polyps All colon cancers grow from smaller colon polyps, […]

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3 Different Cancer Types

When we screen someone for cancer, we are trying to catch the cancer that can be treated to prevent the person from dying early from that cancer. To understand why screening and treatment aren’t very straightforward, let’s talk about 3 different cancer types. Check out Dr. Prasad’s article on this topic to understand how he, […]

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Major Causes of Cancer

A recent study pointed to cancers being diagnosed in people at a younger age. The authors also listed major causes of cancer based on their observations. Our goal here at Digital Nomad Health is to decrease cancer risk in our patients. Identifying potential causes of cancer is the first step. Addressing lifestyle changes to prevent […]

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Preventing Colon Cancer Through Lifestyle Choices

Preventing colon cancer is a better use of your time and energy than screening for it or treating it. That should intuitively make sense, but of course, it isn’t always easy to do. Before we dive into this topic, it’s important to understand the process of scientific research; there can be an odd article here […]

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Early Cancer Detection Tests

We don’t run early cancer detection tests here at Digital Nomad Health, but we have good resources for our patients who want to be proactive with cancer care. Our focus remains on what we can do to decrease the risk of cancer but it’s important to arm our patients with existing resources. Early Cancer Detection […]

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Preventing Cancer

As a Primary Care practice, we focus on preventing disease over treating it. An example we use is that regular oil changes on a car will preserve the drive train and make eventual repairs easier and less costly. Preventing cancer is similar in the human body. Leading Causes of Cancer We know that inflammation, genetic […]

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Health Screening – The Business Side

Hello, Dr. Mo here with Digital Nomad Health. When I used to work at Kaiser Permanente, primary care was a health screening business where patients were fed into specialty groups, and documentation determined how much Medicare would reimburse KP. Not much has changed. That is why direct pay models are essential to ensure patient health. […]

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Inflammatory Markers – Intervening

Healthcare is complicated enough, and here you have a doctor discussing inflammatory markers. But, hear us out; such markers can be used as a guide to direct your focus on health. Here at DN Health the goal is to use the right data for the right health intervention. Sign up today to join our practice. […]

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Living With Lupus

Lupus is an autoimmune condition that can be tough to diagnose since the symptoms often present vaguely. Fortunately, Rheumatologists are quite familiar with this condition and can offer life-changing treatments for it. One of the most important things we do here at Digital Nomad Health is to educate and empower our patients regarding their health. […]