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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:

Fifth annual Music for Medicine happening May 23

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Fifth annual Music for Medicine happening May 23

The Polyclinic Community Health Foundation, Sherman Clay and Seattle Young Artists Music Festival are again partnering to host the 5th annual Music for Medicine benefit concert and silent auction on Wednesday, May 23, 2012. All proceeds will benefit The Polyclinic Community Health Foundation and the Seattle Young Arts Music Festival.

Welcome, Dr. Peterson!

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

The Polyclinic is pleased to announce that Loryn W. Peterson, MD, Board Certified Orthopedic Hand Surgeon has joined orthopedics. To make an appointment, call (206) 860-4430. Dr. Peterson has had a thriving local orthopedic practice for over ten years.

Dr. Peterson joins the orthopedics department at The Polyclinic Madison Center. Dr. Peterson is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand.

Welcome, Dr. Smith!

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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

The Polyclinic is pleased to announce the addition of F. Ames Smith, Jr. MD as Breast Surgery Medical Director. He will be seeing patients at The Polyclinic Broadway and welcomes patient referrals at (206) 860-4495. Since entering practice in 1990, Dr.

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