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Dr. Stasha-Gae Roberts’s blog allows her to share helpful information with her patients regarding Direct Primary Care (DPC), and all things health care. Check back occasionally for new posts.
Sun protection

Sun protection

The summer is here and it is time for some fun in the sun. I am personally looking forward to spending more time outside, preferably on one of these beautiful beaches on the west coast of Florida. However, before heading outside, here are some important important sun...

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What to expect at a well woman exam?

What to expect at a well woman exam?

Well woman exams (WWE) are scheduled once a year and include the following: Review of menstrual history (when it it started, pain one may be experiencing during cycles, frequency, when menopause started and menopausal symptoms one may be experiencing) Pregnancy...

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Virtual Care

Virtual Care

Virtual healthcare seems to have taken off over the last year due to COVID-19. However, this form of care has been around for years but has not been used consistently. Virtual care is a good alternative for treating certain medical conditions, but it is not...

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Have you been diagnosed with COVID-19?

Have you been diagnosed with COVID-19?

SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), has managed to strike fear into the hearts of many and change the way we interact with one another in ways previously unimaginable. The rights and freedoms of the individual are being challenged daily by those in power for what they say is the...

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Stuffy nose Samantha

Stuffy nose Samantha

Samantha is a 35 year old female who recently had an upper respiratory infection (common cold). Her symptoms from the recent cold improved and she has returned to work. However, over the last 2 days she has been experiencing a stuffy nose, nasal discharge (yellow /...

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Sneezy Susan

Sneezy Susan

Susan is a 35-year-old female who lives in Naples, Florida. She loves to garden, enjoys long walks on the beach with her pet Labrador Smittie and for some weird reason goes running for about 4 miles every morning. Ever since she can remember she has always had a runny...

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February is recognized nationally as American Heart Month

February is recognized nationally as American Heart Month

February is recognized nationally as American Heart Month, a time set aside to focus on all things heart health. Unfortunately, heart disease is the number one killer in the United States. It is estimated that 1 in 4 Americans are affected by heart disease. The most...

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What is Direct Primary Care?

What is Direct Primary Care?

Direct Primary Care (DPC) is an innovative model sweeping the nation, that returns to focusing on the patient. With this model patients get increased access to their providers (nurse practitioner, physician or physician assistant). DPC is an investment in one’s...

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The nurse practitioner will see you now!

The nurse practitioner will see you now!

I have been a nurse for 20 years and a nurse practitioner for the past six years. I have seen a great deal of confusion from family, friends and even my patients on exactly what is a nurse practitioner. It does not help that as a profession we use several different...

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