There’s a lot to consider when you have diabetes. And, unfortunately, it’s often the feet that are the furthest thing from one’s mind. With the American Diabetes Association’s annual Alert Day approaching (March 28th), it’s especially timely to discuss the importance for those with diabetes to pay close attention to their feet. More than one […]
Got Teeth? Get checked! This is the adage followed at Open Door Family Medical Center when it comes to a child’s first visit to the dentist. “If you see a tooth, it’s time to bring your child to the dentist,” said Dr. Ben Geisler, site director for Open Door’s dental services in Ossining. “The American […]
Need to see your medical provider to discuss a health concern? Receive a flu shot? Get a checkup? The current U.S. medical system typically gives you about 15 minutes. Or about the time it takes you to drink your morning coffee and, maybe, scarf down a piece of toast. This can be a problem for […]
Open Door Family Medical Center is 50 years old. Beginning modestly a half century ago with a group of volunteer doctors and nurses in the basement of the First Baptist Church in downtown Ossining, Open Door today provides coordinated, comprehensive, and affordable health care annually to more than 63,000 people in the Lower Hudson Valley. […]
More than 10 percent of U.S. adults have Type 2 diabetes – an insidious disease that can result in heart and blood vessel disease and nerve, kidney, and eye damage, potentially leading to amputation, blindness, or even death. As the pandemic has shown, those with diabetes are also more predisposed to suffering serious consequences from […]
Jorge’s Story “I am thankful to Open Door for both their compassionate and quality care and for never turning me away.” Jorge has been on a weight loss journey that has already resulted in the loss of nearly 50 pounds. Following the pandemic, Jorge weighed 323 pounds, his blood pressure had soared over 150, and he had […]
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