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 »

3 Reasons to Visit MainStreet Monroeville

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 »

What are the Signs of Liver Cancer?

October is National Liver Cancer Awareness Month. The liver is one of the largest organs in the body. Most of us know that its function is to filter harmful substances from the blood. The liver also produces bile that helps in the digestion of fats and stores sugar that our bodies use for energy. So… Read more »

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is Not a Heart Attack

October is Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) awareness month. More than 350,000 deaths occur each year as a result of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). In fact, SCA claims one life every two minutes, taking more lives each year than breast cancer, lung cancer, or AIDS. We wanted to take this opportunity to share what the warning… Read more »

We Know the Parenting Struggle is Real

Being a parent is hard. At the end of the day, we’re all doing the best we can, right? When we created MainStreet Family Care, we designed it with you in mind. Because when life throws you a curveball, it’s hard to catch up. It’s worrisome when your child is sick. Then it’s challenging when… Read more »

Healthy Happy Kids in the Kitchen

Emilie Maynor and Laura DeCastra are Birmingham locals that regularly share their knowledge about yoga, food and how to get kiddos excited about healthy eating! Lucky for us, Emilie and Laura generously shared some great tips from their blog about trying new foods and getting in the kitchen with your kids! Mix It Up in… Read more »

Five Risk Factors of Lung Cancer

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, so what are the risk factors of cancer? Smoking About 80% of lung cancer deaths are thought to result from smoking. The risk among smokers is many times higher than among non-smokers. The longer you smoke and the more packs a day you smoke, the greater your risk. Secondhand… Read more »

Are you experiencing cold and flu symptoms?

Are you experiencing cold and flu symptoms? Tis’ the season to be sneezing! Some cold and flu indicators are well-known while others are not. As cold and flu season begins, how do you tell the difference between whether you are experiencing cold or flu symptoms? Here is a brief list of symptoms that will help… Read more »