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Love the Skin You're In with UPMC

Taking care of your skin is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. Your skin protects you from harmful pollutants​ in the environment, such as bacteria and UV rays.

UPMC HealthBeat wants to give you the following tips to maintain healthy skin:

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Pat's Stroke Treatment from the UPMC Stroke Institute

Pat, a sixty-six-year-old grandfather, was relaxing on a Sunday afternoon when suddenly he suffered from a stroke. When the paramedics arrived, they decided to airlift Pat to UPMC Presbyterian, a Comprehensive Stroke Center, for treatment.

Doctors immediately rushed Pat into surgery, and performed a mechanical thrombectomy to help clear out the blood clots. After surgery, he was able to speak and respond to commands, something he wasn't able to do when he arrived at the hospital. Within a few days, Pat also was able to walk and move around. 

Before Pat went home, his medical team gave him a comprehensive outpatient care plan to ensure improvement and help him regain his independence. Through physical and speech therapy, Pat is able to continue doing his favorite activities such as wood working and crossword puzzles.

Read Pat's full story from the UPMC Stroke Institute​.

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Looking for Help Managing Your Diabetes?

UPMC Centers for Diabetes Education and Support is a network of locations that provides comprehensive education for people living with diabetes. Being educated about diabetes can help people manage their disease and improve their quality of life.

Our experts provide specialized services to help support you in day-to-day management of your diabetes. We also provide educational classes and events for people with diabetes

Whether recently diagnosed or living with diabetes for several years, we provide diabetes management that covers all aspects of keeping your disease under control. ​

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