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Weight Loss Tips for Healthy Weight

Weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight are important to avoid health problems

 Learn when, why, and how to lose weight and succeed. Find answers to questions people have when they realize they might want to lose weight.

AIDS: Learn Symptoms, Prevention, More

Image of woman with red shawl against a brick wall and statistics about HIV infection.

AIDS is a virus that impacts people all over the world and from all walks of life. Learn prevention, treatment, and more.

Common Cold: Guide to Treatment and Medication

Tips to Treat Your Common Cold

Learn what a cold is, what medications you should take if you have the cold, and how you can treat the symptoms. Find out when you should see a doctor.

Construction Begins on New Clinic with Improved Patient Care

Construction began at Gainesville SIMED building 4343 on the new and updated primary care unit

As SIMED continues to grow to meet the needs of our community, we are excited to announce the construction of our new “clinic of the future”. 

Diabetes Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

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Learn symptoms, risk factors, and treatment for diabetes and find out how to prevent it. You can get diabetes when your blood sugar level is too high.

Cooking Hacks for Healthy Heart

cooking with healthy ingredients in bowls with knife

We know our patients love cooking and eating, so we spoke with our resident chef in Gainesville, SIMED ARNP Michelle Green, about how to make great tasting healthy foods. Learn her easy hacks for healthy cooking including grocery shopping and food substitute tips.

It's Flu Shot Time Again (Already?)

Don't get sick. Get the flu shot. A woman blows her nose.

It may seem like we just finished up the last Flu season however it’s time to start considering getting this season’s Flu shot. 

Healthy Eating Tips for the Heart

Two Heart Shaped Bowls of Healthy Fruit

Join us as we look into the best foods for a strong heart and healthy cholesterol level for National Cholesterol Month and Healthy Heart Day.

Tips on Healthy Aging

Tips on Healthy Aging

The United States is aging. According to the CDC (Center of Disease Control), longer life spans and aging baby boomers will combine to double the population of Americans aged 65 years or older during the next 25 years. September is healthy aging awareness month and as the weather cools it’s a good it’s time to start working on improving your physical, mental and social well-being.

10 Ways to Stay Healthy

10 Ways to Stay Healthy

Staying fit and active can have a very positive impact on your overall health. According to, “Less than 5% of American adults participate in 30 minutes of physical activity each day, and only one in three adults receive the recommended amount of physical activity each week.” On top of that “typical American diets exceed the recommended intake levels or limits in four categories: calories from solid fats and added sugars; refined grains; sodium; and saturated fat.