Introducing the Exclusively Inclusive Podcast!

I am BEYOND excited to announce the launching of my brand new podcast, Exclusively Inclusive! As a life-long Ally of the LGBTQ+ community, and after having the privilege of providing high quality, judgment-free healthcare for this population for the last several years, I wanted to take make a bigger impact. By launching the Exclusively Inclusive …

Alternative Perspectives Interview on Transgender Healthcare

Recently, Erin Everett, NP-C, AAHIVS, and Dr. Joseph Smiddy of Druid Hills Primary Care were guests on the Gregg Bossen’s Alternative Perspectives podcast. During the episode, Mr. Bossen asked questions regarding gender dysphoria, transgender rights, access to healthcare, as well as some of the ins-and-outs of hormone replacement therapy. To listen to the entire episode, …

Sexual Health: The Missing Link in Primary Care

Health promotion and disease prevention are hot topics in primary care these days. With changes in healthcare, employers are being rewarded for keeping their employees low risk for chronic illness. Incentives include discounts for non-tobacco users and deposits into the health savings account for having low cholesterol, A1C, and regular Blood Pressure checks to reduce …

Choose Health, Choose the Right Nurse Practitioner for You

When I talk to patients about what it means to be healthy, the responses I receive are largely varied. For some people it means preventing illness and maintaining their current level of functioning, for others it means avoiding a hospital visit this month, quarter, or year. Health goals vary greatly depending on the age of the …