8 Telltale Signs of Pre-Diabetes

Categories: Blog, Health Check
Diabetes refers to a range of diseases that result from glucose imbalance – determined by how your body processes sugar. High levels of glucose in your blood can have serious and lasting effects on your health, whether you have Pre-diabetes or develop Type 2 diabetes. Pre-diabetes may be reversed if you increase your level of …

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Royal Pipaliya Featured in Volunteer Spotlight

Categories: News, Volunteer Spotlight
Each month, Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, a free clinic in Charleston, SC, shines a spotlight on one of our many exceptional volunteers. From medical staff to voluntary file clerks, BIFMC is able to provide a warm, caring and expert primary medical home to hundreds of uninsured patients. The residents and workers of our Lowcountry community are cared for and kept healthy …

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Dear Nurse Wanda: Keeping Up the Conversation About Breast Health

Categories: Blog, Dear Nurse Wanda
Charleston Cares Guest Blogger, Wanda Lefler, RN, is the Nurse Manager at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Each month, she will offer her insight into patient care, health management – and the art of listening. If you have a medical question for Nurse Wanda, please e-mail your questions to nursemanager.bifmc@gmail.com. Dear Nurse Wanda: Where can I find more resources …

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BIFMC Featured in HealthLinks Charleston

Categories: News
Johns Island free clinic, Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic, is currently featured in the November/December issue of HealthLinks Charleston Magazine. The piece, titled “Quite a Life Saver: Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic” by Denise K. James, captures the flow of the free medical clinic, which serves the island’s low income, uninsured population on Johns, James …

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