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4 Invaluable Benefits of Concierge Medicine Apr 3rd, 2024

The typical physician has roughly 2,000 patients under their care, according to the American Association of Physician Leadership, with the average visit lasting about 15 minutes. High patient volume that leaves limited time to spend with each patient is one reason patients find that the traditional medicine model leaves a...

5 Symptoms That Suggest You May Have a Thyroid Disorder Mar 19th, 2024

Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland, and, while it’s small in size, it has a big job to do. It produces hormones that control a wide range of functions, including heart rate, metabolism, and breathing.  Trouble arises when the thyroid produces too much or too little hormone. However, it’s...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Feb 20th, 2024

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

I’m Having Terrible Menopause Symptoms; What Can Help? Feb 13th, 2024

Each year more than 2 million women reach menopause — defined as starting 12 months after your last period. While this is a natural phase, it isn’t without distressing symptoms that can significantly affect the way you feel and function. What’s more, symptoms can begin years before you officially reach...

Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Reversed? Jan 9th, 2024

Type 2 diabetes is a lifelong condition. But this doesn’t mean you can’t live a long, full life. When well-managed, you can keep yourself healthy and vital throughout your life with diabetes. Working closely with a health care provider is essential. Here at Russak Personalized Medicine in Greenwood Village, Colorado,...

What’s the Difference Between HDL and LDL Cholesterol? Dec 14th, 2023

Cholesterol is essential to health. It’s necessary for building and protecting cells and making vitamins and hormones, among other functions. However, the body must maintain a delicate balance of cholesterol. Too much low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and too little high-density lipoprotein (HDL) is harmful. A healthy cholesterol profile is key to...

The Dangers of High Blood Pressure Nov 15th, 2023

High blood pressure is a pervasive health concern, affecting millions of adults in the U.S., and hypertension in children is on the rise. What’s more, many people with high blood pressure are unaware of it. Often, the danger hypertension poses goes unnoticed until it advances, leading to preventable complications and...

5 Signs You May Benefit From Hormone Replacement Therapy Oct 2nd, 2023

Hormones are the unsung heroes of bodily function, quietly dictating everything from energy levels to emotional well-being. When these chemical messengers get out of balance, the effects can ripple through every aspect of your life, from your mood to your metabolic rate. At Russak Personalized Medicine in Greenwood Village, Colorado,...

What’s the Difference Between Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism? Sep 1st, 2023

Your body's silent powerhouse, the thyroid, is a small organ with a vast influence on health. Trouble arises when the hormones it produces swing too high or too low, bringing about symptoms that can have a major impact on how you feel and function. At Russak Personalized Medicine in Greenwood Village, CO,...

How to Prevent Prediabetes From Turning Into Full-Blown Diabetes Aug 14th, 2023

More than 88 million Americans currently have prediabetes. This figure isn't merely a statistic — it represents individual lives standing at a crossroads of health. However, a prediabetes diagnosis isn't an inevitable sentence of diabetes. It's a wake-up call, signaling a chance to steer your health journey in a new, healthier direction....

5 Steps You Can Take to Help Prevent Dementia Jul 21st, 2023

About 5.8 million Americans are living with dementia, and that number is expected to increase significantly over the next few decades. Dementia includes a group of progressive neurodegenerative conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease, which is probably the most common type of dementia, representing 60% of all dementia. The 2nd most common...

Covid 19 Update for Patients of RPM May 6th, 2020

Statistics Location Known Cases Actual Cases (est. assuming only 20% tested) With Asymptomatic Patients (est.) Deaths Death Rate (est.) Death Rate per Population (Your Risk of Dying) Colorado 14,000 70,000 350,000 680 .19% 1 in 8500 USA 1,000,000 5,000,000 25,000,000 56,000 .22% 1 in 7000 World 3,000,000 15,000,000 75,000,000 207,000...

What Exactly is Concierge Medicine Feb 19th, 2020

  What Exactly Is Concierge Medicine?  By Russak Personalized Medicine  February 19, 2020 Are you dissatisfied with how you connect with your primary care physician? Are appointments hard to get, wait times too long, and consultations rushed? At Russak Personalized Medicine in Greenwood Village, CO, your primary care doctor can change...

Understanding Holistic Care Jan 22nd, 2020

Do you have mild hypertension and asthma? Do you wish to manage these conditions and feel better about your life? If so, holistic care from Russak Personalized Medicine may be for you. Here at our Greenwood Village office, your primary care doctor, Dr. Floyd Russak, helps scores of people attain...

Do You Have a Thyroid Problem? Jun 27th, 2019

The thyroid gland is a small organ that can have significant effects on your overall health. The American Thyroid Association estimates that 12 percent of Americans will develop some type of thyroid related condition over their lifetimes, ranging from relatively minor to requiring advanced treatment. Are you curious about whether you...

How to Better Manage Your Diabetes May 23rd, 2019

Finding out that you have diabetes can be a bit overwhelming, but our Greenwood Village, CO, primary care physician Dr. Floyd Russak diabetesand his team are here to make sure that you understand ways to get your blood sugar levels under control to lead a healthy happy life and to...

The Advantages of Walk-In Care Apr 26th, 2019

Illnesses and injuries that aren't typically considered life-threatening, such as strep throat, flu, ear infections, and minor cuts and burns, are our specialty at RPM Family Health & Walk-In Care in Greenwood Village, Colorado. Dr. Floyd Russak's medical team are here to provide you with high-quality care to make sure you're...

Why You Should Have a Primary Care Physician Sep 18th, 2018

You and your family need a primary care physician in Greenwood Village, CO, someone who knows you well and can provide--even anticipate--your acute, urgent, and continuing care needs.  RPM Family Health provides wellness strategies for your best and longest life possible. Dr. Russak and his team coordinate and deliver premier care...

What are the Symptoms of a Thyroid Problem? Jul 18th, 2018

There are a number of conditions that can affect the thyroid gland, which produces the hormones that regulate growth and metabolism. The American Thyroid Association estimates that roughly one in every eight women will experience some type of thyroid problem in her lifetime (however men can suffer from thyroid problems as...

How our Urgent Care Center Can Help You Jul 2nd, 2018

Find out when to turn to our Greenwood Village urgent care center for medical attention. We know that a lot of people put off seeing the doctor; however, there are certain injuries or conditions that warrant seeing a medical professional right away. When this happens it’s comforting to know that our...

Managing Your Diabetes Apr 17th, 2018

Discover the best ways to keep your blood sugar levels under control. When you first find out you have diabetes you may feel rather overwhelmed by the news. It might feel like everything has changed and that your main focus is now about managing your health. Here at Russak Personalized Medicine in Greenwood...

The CIMT Plaque Test for Prevention of Heart Attacks and Strokes Mar 2nd, 2018

  It is a sad fact that if you are a 60 yo man, and have 9 friends your age, either you or one of your friends will die of a heart attack or stroke in the next 10 years.  Yes, 10% of all men die of Major Cardiovascular Events in...

The Importance of Preventive Care Feb 28th, 2018

Getting sick is unavoidable. This is why preventative healthcare, especially holistic medicine is so important. Dr. Floyd Russak, your physician can help. What Can I Do? If you want to reduce your chances of getting certain illnesses, there are several steps one can take to improve your health, including: Regular check ups Routine...