Patient News

  1. What is Tahini?

    Have you heard of tahini?  Tahini is a paste made of finely ground sesame seeds and oil that is commonly used in dips, sauces, and salad dressings.  One of the most common concoctions you may see tahini in is hummus! Tahini packs a nutritious punch, in just 1 tablespoon there is 90 calories, 2 ½ […]

  2. Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Wake Internal Medicine Consultants will be hosting a Toiletry Drive at the Blue Ridge facility. All donations will be given to Safe Space, which is a non-profit organization that is committed to reducing relationship violence in Franklin County, North Carolina and nearby communities.

  3. Insurance changes for 2018

    In Contract: Aetna (no Aetna Medicare Advantage, Aetna Basic or Aetna Select) BCBS (all plans, now including Blue Value) BCBS Medicare Advantage Coventry Cigna (not with CIGNA Connect) Medcost Primary PhysicianCare, Inc. United Healthcare United Medicare Advantage Plans We are excited to announce that we will be part of the BCBS Blue Value network beginning […]

  4. Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders and Nutrition

    What are Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders? Functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) are a group of disorders which are characterized by persistent and recurring GI symptoms as a result of abnormal functioning of the GI tract. They are not caused by structural or biochemical abnormalities, such as tumors and masses. Thus, many routine medical tests used to diagnose […]

  5. Matt Johnson Awarded 2017 Administrator of the Year

    Congratulations to Wake Internal Medicine Consultants’ Chief Administrative Officer, Matt Johnson, who was awarded NC Medical Group Management Association (NCMGMA) 2017 Administrator of the Year! Each year, NCMGMA and Medical Mutual recognize a healthcare administrator, affiliated with the NCMGMA, who has exhibited exceptional leadership management proficiency and enhanced the effectiveness of healthcare delivery in his/her practice and […]

  6. Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Our Health

    What are they? Omega-3 fatty acids are a type of essential fatty acid – they are necessary for human health, but our bodies cannot make them. Therefore, we need to get them through food sources, such as fatty fish (salmon, tuna, halibut), plants and nut oils, like flax seed and walnuts. Omega-3 fatty acids are […]

  7. Smart Snacking

    National dietary surveys have found that about 90% of adults, 83% of adolescents, and 97% of children snack every day, sometimes several times per day. All of this snacking between meals contributes to about one-quarter of total calories, the equivalent of a fourth meal. Unfortunately, these aren’t always nutrient-dense calories. Many of the most common […]

  8. The Truth Behind Coconut Oil

    According to a 2016 survey published in the New York Times, 72% of Americans think coconut oil is healthful. It has often been proclaimed as a superfood with benefits that range from promoting weight loss, reducing cardiovascular disease, treating diabetes, and reversing Alzheimer’s disease. However, there are others who say that coconut oil should be avoided based on […]

  9. Lentils – A Nutrition Powerhouse!

    1 cup of cooked lentils provides 230 calories and 18 grams of protein, as well as it is an excellent source of folate, iron, potassium, phosphorus, fiber, and a good source of magnesium!  Unlike dried beans, lentils do not require an overnight soak and can be prepared quickly, making them a nice tool for weeknight […]

  10. The Rise of Colon and Rectal Cancer: What You Need to Know

    In the United States, doctors recommend screenings for colon and rectal cancer starting around age 50. However, according to new case studies, screenings should begin much earlier. New findings show that adults in the United States are dying from colon and rectal cancers at an increasing rate about age 50. What the studies have found According to […]

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