Health & Wellness

Northwest Family is your number one resource for health and wellness information. We are here to provide you with the best resources for any and all of your health-related questions.  

Each month our doctors provide you with in-depth information on four different health topics.

Is My Child at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

Nov 18, 2022, 12:26 PM
In most children, this type of diabetes is preventable through diet, exercise, and maintaining a healthy weight.

Gestational Diabetes

Nov 18, 2022, 12:16 PM
Complications like gestational diabetes affect pregnant women who, before conceiving, did not have diabetes.

COPD Prevention

Nov 17, 2022, 5:17 PM
COPD is a disease, most often caused by long-term smoking or workplace exposure, that causes airflow blockage and breathing-related problems.

What is Colic and What Can I do?

Nov 17, 2022, 4:39 PM
If your healthy baby cries frequently, intensely, and for prolonged periods, they may have colic.

Exercising While Pregnant

Nov 9, 2022, 12:12 PM
Research does suggest that more active pregnant women have fewer complications during pregnancy.

Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Recipes

Nov 9, 2022, 11:06 AM
James Brinker, our amazing nurse at our Crystal clinic shares three of his favorite non-traditional Thanksgiving dishes.