For Patients at Grand River Medical Group

Primary Care

Is your routine exam coming up?

During a routine exam, our clinicians will exam your health, review past medical history, and perform any preventative testing necessary based on age, gender and other health factors. These preventative exams are generally covered by your insurance carrier. Please note, however, that if a problem-focused issue is addressed during your exam, a charge for that […]

Flu Shot Clinic

Receiving the flu vaccine is the best way to protect you and your family from the flu each year. The CDC recommends anyone over the age of 6 months receives a flu vaccine every “flu season”, in the United States the flu season can be as early as October and end as late as May. […]

Avoiding Slips and Falls in Dubuque, IA

Tips to avoid a fall, when the temperature drops. While winter offers many great activities like sledding, skiing, and enjoying a cup of hot cocoa; it can also be a dangerous season of the year. When the temperature outside drops and snow begins to fall, navigation in both your vehicle and on foot can become […]

Sneaky Sources of Sodium

Even if you skip the salt shaker for your meals, you might be surprised at how much sodium you’re taking in each day. Most Americans take in well more than the recommended 2,300 milligrams a day which can cause high blood pressure, water retention, kidney disease, and osteoporosis. Crackers, chips and pretzels are well-known high-sodium […]

Best Exercises for Cardiovascular Health

Moderate exercise can improve your strength, flexibility, endurance and cardiovascular health. Even though any amount of exercise is beneficial to your health, experts recommend doing a minimum of 75 minutes of aerobic exercise per week for your heart to reap the rewards. The following exercises improve the way your body uses oxygen and strengthen your […]

Five Tips for Healthy Aging

People are living longer than ever thanks to medical improvements. Even though we now have access to the best medical care and medical treatments for a range of diseases, it’s still important to focus on living healthy as you age.