Blog - Detweiler Family Medicine & Associates

Introducing Patient Portal – Easily access your medical information online

We are now offering our patients easy and private access to their medical information online, so you can view your personal health record whenever and wherever you have access to the Internet! Managing your healthcare has never been so easy.   Our Online Patient Portal facilitates better communication with our practice by providing established patients convenient and secure access 24 x 7. Gain access to your private health information and receive periodic updates and reminders Read More >


Are You Experiencing Flu Symptoms?

If you are experiencing flu symptoms, you may be eligible to participate in a clinical research study of a unique investigational drug. If you have any of the following symptoms and you are between the ages of 18 and 70 years of age, you may be able to enroll in the study. To learn more about this clinical research study, you can visit


21 Ways to Boost Energy

You can do it in just 10 minutes a day! Feeling rundown & foggy on the job? Does the prospect of an afternoon’s worth of housework seem unspeakably grim? It’s time for a break to refresh and boost your energy. Although you may not be able to take the afternoon off, you can surely afford 10 minutes to recharge yourself, no matter how hectic your life might be. & although a 10-minute break might not be Read More >


Type 2 Diabetes in Kids a Challenge to Control

The obesity epidemic has created a generation of children and teens who have type 2 diabetes, and a new study hints that the solution to this problem is not going to come easily. Because type 2 diabetes among children is a relatively recent development, many treatment decisions have relied on what is known about adults with type 2 diabetes. Now, in the first major trial to compare treatments for the disease in young people, researchers Read More >


The Worst Cities in the U.S. for Asthma

Memphis residents may have a new reason to sing the blues, if they can catch their breath. A new report ranks the southern city as the most challenging city in the U.S. to live with asthma, followed closely by New Haven, Conn., and Knoxville, Tenn. The 2012 list of “Asthma Capitals” takes into account factors like prevalence of asthma, poor air quality, and use of asthma medications in the nation’s 100 largest metro areas. “Many Read More >


Please join us in welcoming our newest provider

Please join us in welcoming our newest provider – Robert Davis, CRNP. Bob has the advantage of having a dual degree of a Nurse Practicioner and Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine. His role on our team is that of Nurse Practicioner. His experience and enthusiasm are a great addition to our provider team.