BMG News & Updates - May 2018

How Leo got his Life Back after Psoriasis

By Buffalo Medical Group | May 29 2018 | Patient Testimonials

In his mid-sixties, Leo had never experienced any skin issues in his life, especially not psoriasis. It was never a concern that crossed his mind, but unfortunately, became a severe issue he was faced with.

A complicated situation at work brought on, a high-level of stress for Leo and slowly, it began taking a toll on his physical health. Leo had developed stress plaque psoriasis, which is a condition where the skin cells build up, forming scales, and dry, itchy patches. It seemed almost instantly, his life had changed. He began staying home more, never wore short sleeves or shorts – even in the summer when it was hot outside.

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Seamless Care through our Hospitalist Service

By Buffalo Medical Group | May 11 2018 | BMG News & Updates

Our Hospitalist Service is just another way we are continuously striving to bring coordinated care to our patients – so whether you’re visiting us at one of our BMG office locations, or are unexpectedly admitted to the hospital, we have you covered.

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BMG Recognized as the only Patient-Centered Oncology Medical Home in NYS

By Buffalo Medical Group | May 9 2018 | BMG News & Updates

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has recognized Buffalo Medical Group (BMG) as a Patient-Centered Oncology Medical Home (PCMH-O). BMG is the only health care provider in New York State to earn this recognition. BMG was recognized for its Orchard Park, Williamsville, and Buffalo locations, accounting for three of only 16 practices to receive this distinction throughout the U.S.

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How to spot an allergic reaction

By Buffalo Medical Group | | Doctor Tips

According to the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), every three minutes, someone is sent to the emergency room due to a food related allergic reaction. Allergic reactions aren’t always obvious, but they can be extremely dangerous.

Our Allergy & Immunology specialists are answering some questions about allergies to make sure you know how to spot an allergic reaction, no matter the person’s age, and how to stay healthy.

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The Importance in Learning how to Manage Anxiety

By Buffalo Medical Group | May 2 2018 | Doctor Tips

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting over 40 million adults age 18 and older, and yet only 36% of those suffering seek treatment. BMG Behavioral Health Specialist, Erin Ruston, LMHC, wants people to know that anxiety disorders are highly treatable, and there’s a wide variety of treatment options to help those suffering overcome this mental health issue.

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