How To Cut Back on Sugar

Categories: Blog, Common Concerns

Excessive sugar in your diet can increase your chances of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and obesity – and all too often, we don’t even realize how much sugar we are actually consuming. As a daily rule, those consuming about 2,000 to 2,500 calories should not consume more than 25 -38 grams of sugar – …

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Dr. Louis Weinstein 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 …

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What Questions Should I Ask My Doctor?

Categories: Blog, Health Check
Do you have a doctor’s appointment coming up? You may think that your physician can assess your health just by examining you – but it’s just as important to talk to your physician about your lifestyle during your check up, as well as to ask questions regarding your care, lab work, over the counter mediations …

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I [Heart] Recipes: Roast Cauliflower Rice

Categories: Blog, I [heart] Recipes
If you’re looking for a diabetic friendly, rich-in-flavor, satisfying-in-texture alternative to pasta or rice, you’ll hit the jack pot with the often overlooked cauliflower! A low-carb, low-calorie gem, the cauliflower will enhance any dish with its roasted caramelized edge and natural hint of salty sweetness. Use an olive oil of your choice – but we …

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