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Dr. Gloria Mendizabal-Piedra MD

(305) 823-2433

3986 W. 16 Avenue | Hialeah, FL 33012

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Tips to Lose Weight While Eating Right

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If you’re reading this, this means you are serious about eating right, losing weight and getting into the best shape of your life. We love that! March is National Nutrition Month, and there’s a lot of great information out there to help you on your journey. Now’s the perfect time to focus on you. And speaking of information, as weight-loss experts, we also have lots to share with you about healthy meals, a healthy diet, weight loss, and wellness in general.  We hope you’re ready to get started! Weight Loss Tips for a Healthy You No matter if you’re trying… Read More

American Diabetes Alert Day is March 26: Are You at Risk?

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“You have borderline diabetes” or “You’re a borderline diabetic.” Has your doctor ever told you that?  That means you’re at risk of developing diabetes and you need to make some changes right away to improve your health.  The number of people in the U.S. living with diabetes or prediabetes continues to soar. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) now puts that number at 100 million. The Diabetes Association’s Alert Day is a one-day “wake-up call” to inform the American public of the seriousness of diabetes and the importance of understanding your risk. Warning Signs for Prediabetes Diabetes is a disease… Read More

March is National Nutrition Month: Let’s Eat Right

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If you promised yourself that this would be the year you’re going to start eating right, but you haven’t been on track, no worries. Now’s the perfect time to start again. This is National Nutrition Month, an excellent excuse for you to up your nutrition game and eat right. We can help you start a healthy diet and live a healthy lifestyle.  Think heart healthy. That should be your ultimate goal. Obesity Rates Are Getting Worse A recent report on obesity finds that America is getting fatter – nearly 40 percent of us are now obese.  And with rising obesity… Read More

It’s National Sleep Awareness Week: Are You Getting Enough ZZZ’s?

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We all want it and need it, but not everyone gets it. We’re talking about a good night’s sleep.  Did you have a good rest, last night? If not – and that’s happening on a regular basis – that could lead to some serious health issues, and more. Good sleep health is connected to good health. Sleeping is a necessity, but yet, many of us have a hard time falling asleep or even staying sleep. An estimated 10 percent of the population suffers from chronic insomnia. If you’re not getting enough sleep, talk to us about how we can remedy… Read More

Best Miami Events in Spring 2019

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There’s no way you can utter the words, “I’m bored” in Miami. It’s a very happening place, with so much to do, day in and day out, and there’s something for everybody! Spring is in the air and the Miami events calendar is on fire, with everything from music to tennis, to good food and showing your pride. We hope your energy level is up for it because you’re going to need it! Here’s a look at some of the spring events in Miami for 2019. Enjoy! Calle Ocho Music Festival Who among us hasn’t flocked to the Calle Ocho Music Festival? Well,… Read More

IV Therapy vs. Oral Supplements: Which is Better?

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It’s important to get in your daily doses of vitamins and minerals. You can get some of your nutrients from eating fruits, vegetables, and other foods. But to meet some recommended doses, you would have to eat large quantities of certain foods, which may not be viable. That’s when nutritional supplementation comes into the picture.  You can get nutrients from oral supplements, but have you considered using IV (intravenous) therapy, tailored just for you? We’re all genetically different, so why would you want to take one-size-fits-all, pre-packaged oral supplements, when you can get customized, intravenous nutritional therapy? What is IV… Read More

What is Allergic Asthma?

What is Allergic Asthma

An asthma attack can happen without warning. Many people have no clue that they have an allergy until it’s too late – and they find out the hard way. All of a sudden, you start coughing or sneezing, finding it hard to breathe, or you break out in hives or welts – all signs and symptoms of asthma. Something you have eaten or inhaled caused a reaction. That’s allergic asthma. At GMP Medical in Hialeah, we perform allergy testing and can help you manage your allergies. We believe an ounce of prevention goes a long way. Allergies Are Common Allergies… Read More

Health Benefits from a Wellness Fusion Treatment

IV Infusion

Imagine getting a liquid bursting with nutrients in your body that will help thrust you into an optimal health and wellness zone. That’s what can happen with our Immunity & Wellness IV treatment, designed to supercharge your immune system, and so much more. IV therapy treatment is one of our specialties at GMP Medical in Hialeah. What is IV Infusion Therapy? Immunity & Wellness IV is part of our WELLNESS Fusion treatment program, which is a natural way to enhance your health. The treatment is done through IV Infusion Therapy. IV, which is short for intravenous therapy is a therapy… Read More

How Does an EKG Monitor Your Heart?

EKG Monitor

EKG – Electrocardiogram, a term we’ve all heard tossed about in hospital drama programs on television. But what is an EKG monitor exactly? To put it in simple terms, an electrocardiogram is a technological device used by medical professionals to detect a possible heart condition. It works by measuring the electrical activity of your heart. Does an EKG Hurt? No. The test is non-invasive, does not involve any needles and only takes a few minutes. It is a fairly easy test where four-to-six leads (cables) on certain areas of your chest. The leads measure electrical output and record the findings…. Read More

How to Choose the Right Diet for You

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Choosing the right diet for you is much like picking out the perfect pair of jeans. What fits one person may not necessarily suit the other. The human body is complex and contains a unique genetic component for each individual. Determining the best diet for you should extend beyond counting calories. Not to mention, it is very easy to get swept away in diet hype. Celebrity endorsements, social media campaigns, flashy graphics, and catchy commercials can influence people away from choosing a diet that may not be the best choice. Diet cycling, yo-yo dieting, and extreme diets can be damaging… Read More