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IFM to Initiate New Kidney TLC Program

The Institute for Family Medicine (IFM) is elated to announce the new Kidney TLC initiative made possible with support from the Mid-America Transplant Foundation! Kidney TLC (Test, Learn, Change) is an innovative new program that will focus on early diagnosis of risk factors for chronic renal disease in young people. IFM will test for obesity, hypertension, and diabetes in teenagers and young adults. Any patients with elevated risk factors will have access to follow-up medical visits and education on prevention and treatment … Read More

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Institute for Family Medicine Welcomes New Board Member

                        The Institute for Family Medicine is happy to announce the addition of Markus P. Cicka to our Board of Directors. Mark is a 20-year veteran of health care law, serving as both a corporate and state-based director of compliance and as a private practice litigator, focusing on health care matters. He is currently a partner in the Health Law group of Stinson Leonard Street LLP. Mark strongly identifies … Read More

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THE LITTLE BIT FOUNDATION AND INSTITUTE FOR FAMILY MEDICINE ANNOUNCE NEW HEALTH AND WELLNESS PROGRAM FOR ST. LOUIS SCHOOLS

ST. LOUIS, MO, February 3, 2014—The Little Bit Foundation and Institute for Family Medicine (IFM) announced today that they have teamed up to launch Healthy Kids, Better Learners, a program offering general health screenings and education on proper hygiene for students in Little Bit sponsored schools. By providing early detection and prevention services, the Healthy Kids, Better Learners program will seek to remove barriers to education and create positive, healthy learning environments. The first program clinics will be held on … Read More

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