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Spring Forward! Daylight Savings Time is March 10

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Saturday, March 9, 2013

On Sunday, March 10, 2013, we switch from standard to daylight savings time. Clocks get set an hour forward, meaning a loss of time but more evening hours of daylight.  For some, the first few days of daylight savings time can mean sleepiness and reduced concentration.  The Polyclinic Sleep Center Specialists, Meredith Broderick, MD and David Chang, MD, recommend that you should respect your sleep time and your body’s need for it:  

1.    Reset all of your clocks on the Saturday evening before the switch.

2.    Get a full night’s sleep during the switch.

What Does Type 2 Diabetes Look Like?

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Monday, November 4, 2013

When you picture someone who is at risk for type 2 diabetes, who do you see? Someone who is overweight?  Older?  Someone with a poor diet? Do you ever picture yourself?

Risk Factors

While it's true that certain people are at higher risk, there is no "typical" person with diabetes.  We all have the potential for developing type 2 diabetes. Risk factors include:

Music for Medicine Raises Record $58,000 for Low-Income Patients

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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

The fifth annual Music for Medicine benefit auction and concert, held May 23rd, 2012 at the Seattle Asian Art Museum, raised a record $58,000 for The Polyclinic Community Health Foundation. The charity event included a silent auction and performances by musicians from the Seattle Young Artists Music Festival. Thank you to all of our sponsors and attendees who helped make Music for Medicine a success: