Monroeville Blog

What You Need to Know About Coronavirus

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This article was last edited 11:02 am on March 23, 2020. This post is for the many people in our community who are wondering about the coronavirus and what it means for Alabama. We want to make the current information readily available to you. Here’s what you need to know about coronavirus. What is coronavirus?… Read more »

Spring Break Travel

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Spring break is traditionally filled with trips to beaches and theme parks. We’re all ready to pack up and head to someplace warm and tropical. After all, spring break travel is about escaping the rain and the cold to enjoy the new spring sunshine. Unfortunately, spring break 2020 collides with a coronavirus outbreak and the… Read more »

Five Things to Do for Healthy Kidneys

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March is National Kidney Month. Here are five things you can do to promote good kidney health. Our kidneys are chemical factories. They filter waste and perform vital functions that control things like red blood cell production and blood pressure. However, over time, kidneys can become damaged with little or no physical symptoms to warn… Read more »

Let’s Get Physicals

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Physicals are an important part staying healthy. Even if you’re feeling great, there’s still a reason to visit with your primary care provider at least once a year. Having annual physicals helps create a healthy baseline. It also helps you maintain a good relationship with your provider and keep your wellness in check. One day,… Read more »

What are the risk factors of COPD?

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We’ve all heard of COPD. So what exactly is it and are you at risk of the diagnosis? First, what is COPD? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. Symptoms include breathing difficulty, cough, mucus production and wheezing. It’s caused by long-term exposure to… Read more »

Reduce a Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

Type 2 diabetes is on the rise in Alabama. Type 2 is the most common type of diabetes. When it comes to type 2 diabetes prevention is very important. It’s especially important to make diabetes prevention a priority if you’re at increased risk. Risk factors include being overweight, having a family history of the disease,… Read more »

Family Spotlight Monroeville: Sallyanna Silveria, FNP-C

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Today’s Family Spotlight is on Sallyanna Silveria, FNP-C! Sallyanna is a Family Nurse Practitioner and a vital member of our Monroeville MainStreet Family. We asked Sallyanna a few questions about Monroeville and working at MainStreet Family Care so you could get to know her a little better! What are some of your favorite things about… Read more »

Family Spotlight Monroeville: Ola Olurode, FNP-C

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Today’s Family Spotlight is on Ola Olurode, FNP-C! This amazing MainStreet staff member is a Family Nurse Practitioner at our Monroeville clinic. Ola is extremely dedicated and focused on the experience of our patients. She leads our team on the daily and ensures patients get the care that they need. We asked Ola a few… Read more »

3 Reasons to Visit MainStreet Monroeville

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There’s nothing fun about getting sick, spraining an ankle or getting a flu shot. However, when you do need medical attention, our main objective is to make your patient experience a great one. Here are 3 reasons to visit MainStreet Monroeville for life’s little bumps and bruises! We’re Open Late Nights & Weekends It’s frustrating… Read more »

Travel Well and Stay Healthy

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It’s that time of year again… Time to pack the suitcases and hop in the car with the whole family and travel to your Aunt’s, Mom’s or Grandma’s house. Unfortunately, holiday season collides with cold and flu season. So here are a few tips for staying healthy while you travel. After all, we want you… Read more »