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BMG News & Updates

Taking Diabetic Foot Care Seriously – Lisa’s Story

By Buffalo Medical Group | April 20 2018 | Patient Testimonials

As a diabetic patient, foot care becomes an extremely important part of your health care. According to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, diabetes can have extremely dangerous effects to your feet. Minor cuts and wounds can cause severe infections that may even lead to amputation if not cared for quickly and properly.

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Treating People Well by Giving Back – Catherine’s Story

By Buffalo Medical Group | April 2 2018 | Patient Testimonials

April marks Donate Life month – a month dedicated to encouraging people to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to celebrate those that have saved lives through the gift of donation. This month, we’re celebrating Catherine Dobson, Application Specialist at Buffalo Medical Group, and sharing her story in hopes that her donation efforts will inspire others.

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Eat Healthy, While Saving Money

By Buffalo Medical Group | March 21 2018 | Doctor Tips

It’s a common misconception that eating healthy foods and maintaining a healthy diet means you have to spend a fortune. This National Nutrition Month, BMG Dietician Catherine Ayers is encouraging you to take a look at your diet to help you fuel your body with the right foods, all without breaking the bank.

The foods we choose can have a huge impact on our health and overall energy level. There are some simple things you can do to improve your diet, and grocery shopping habits, that will have positive effects on your overall health, and on your wallet!

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Kelly’s Story: From ignoring colorectal health, to becoming an advocate

By Buffalo Medical Group | March 5 2018 | Patient Testimonials

It is estimated that one in 24 women will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Thankfully for Kelly, a 43-year-old Buffalo Medical Group patient, she didn’t have to fall into this statistic, but things could have taken a vastly different direction.

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Early Cancer Detection Starts with Quality Imaging

By Buffalo Medical Group | February 16 2018 | Doctor Tips

Diagnostic Imaging is a way for our providers to take a look inside your body, and can be a vital part of cancer prevention and early detection. If you are in need of imaging services, it can often be confusing as to what each service is for, and why it’s important. For National Cancer Prevention Month, our team of imaging specialists wants to make sure you’re well-informed on our various imaging services, what they do, and why you may need them.

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Share your medical records with any provider, anywhere

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

Share Everywhere, powered by Epic, is a new way for you to share your medical information with the people who are taking care of you. Using your MyChart or MyChart mobile account, you can generate a share code and provide it to the person you want to share your health data with. This might be a doctor, chiropractor, physical therapist, dentist, or school nurse, for example. The share code recipient enters that code and your date of birth on the Share Everywhere website to receive one-time, temporary access to your health information. The person who views your information can also write a note back to your health system to help keep your care team informed of the care they provided.

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Skin Cancer: The Most Common Cancer in the U.S.

By Buffalo Medical Group | January 31 2018 | Doctor Tips

It is estimated that nearly 9,500 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with skin cancer every day, and that number only continues to rise.

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The deadly statistics of heart disease in women

By Buffalo Medical Group | January 31 2018 | Doctor Tips

Today is “Go Red for Women’s Heart Health,” a day created by the American Heart Association to help raise awareness for cardiovascular (heart) disease in women, and to let them know how they can prevent this disease for themselves, and loved ones.

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