Dr. Gloria Mendizabal-Piedra MD

(305) 823-2433

3986 W. 16 Avenue | Hialeah, FL 33012

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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

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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

Choosing a diet

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

The Most Common Food Allergies and Symptoms

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People are always finding themselves either feeling great or run down after eating different types of foods. Some wonder why their energy levels are like a rollercoaster ride after a solid meal. One reason has to do with food allergies. At GMP Medical, we take people through tests and evaluations to discover what allergies they may have within their bodies. What Is A Food Allergy? A food allergy is an immune system reaction that happens soon after eating certain foods. Nausea, breathing issues, or fainting spells are some side effects to common food allergies. Maybe you never have actually thought… Read More

Three Tips to Help Manage Your Diabetes

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Diabetes – the dreaded diagnosis often associated with endless finger pricking and dietary monitoring. Having diabetes, however, doesn’t mean an end to quality living. In fact, if properly managed, diabetes can be kept in check and you can still enjoy the things you love. Managing diabetes begins with a clear understanding of the type you have. There are two main types of diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2. The Differences Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Type 1 Diabetes means your body is no longer able to make its own insulin. Injections to rebalance glucose levels are needed with… Read More

What to Look for in a Primary Care Physician

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Knowing what to look for in a primary care physician isn’t always easy. There are many different medical doctors and types of practices. However, doing your research will pay off when choosing a primary care doctor, as they will help guide you through urgent health matters and aging. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that preventative health measures are your best bet to ward off chronic disease. Statistics indicate that chronic disease is responsible for 7 of every 10 American deaths each year. Take a moment to evaluate your own personal needs. Let’s outline some key areas… Read More

What To Expect During A Blood Test

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Blood tests are a routine part of most physical exams. You might wonder why you need a blood test. At GMP Medical, we care about your health and wellness. It is important to gain a clear and accurate picture of your overall health. We have found that blood tests can assist provide you the best possible care. What is a blood test? A blood test is a sample of blood taken from the human body for diagnostic purposes. A blood test is used to detect an illness, recreational drugs, or toxic substances. GMP Medical has a well-trained and licensed phlebotomist… Read More