It is terrific to discover there is a Walgreens Healthcare Clinic near you that will help you with routine health care and help small problems not become large problems. Have you ever found out about something AFTER you needed and been angry with yourself for not realizing what you didn’t know? That is how I felt after discovering the Walgreens Healthcare Clinic in my neighborhood. Here are the top four times I needed a Walgreen’s Healthcare Clinic:
1. When Darren was feeling sick and tired and didn’t know why
2. When I needed a flu shot and couldn’t get an appointment with my doctor for three weeks
3. When the twins got an ear infection on Friday night and the doctor’s office was closed for the weekend
The first two of these incidents turned into major health problems which I will talk about in a minute. The last one caused my children to be uncomfortable and to need a trip to the emergency room. You know that expression, “If I knew then, what I know now .” Well that definitely applies here. My husband recently spent a week in the hospital due to complications from undiagnosed diabetes. Last year at his physical, his blood levels were normal. When he entered the emergency room last week, his blood sugar levels were more than eight times normal. Had we walked into our local Walgreens Healthcare Clinic a month ago and gotten checked out by one of the skilled nurse practitioners, we could have avoided many serious health complications.
As I write this article I am sick with the flu. You know what that means, I am nauseous, hurt all over, expelling fluids from everywhere and in short just a mess. Continue reading The Top 3 Times I Needed a Walgreens Healthcare Clinic