National Holidays/Awareness

Promoting Heart Health in Your Family

In recent years, the CDC has reported that heart disease has been the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. This statistic is frightening and taking the time to focus on heart health can be a good exercise for everyone in your family. In honor of American Heart Month,…

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The Cold & Flu Season Survival Guide

The holidays are here, but they’re not just bringing gifts. It happens every year. With the advent of Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve comes the infamous cold and flu season. Kids are sneezing, parents are coughing, and the risk of inconvenient illnesses seems to lurk around every corner. There’s no reason to fear, though!…

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All About Prediabetes

As the season of giving begins, every family is planning out this year’s special traditions. From carving turkeys to holiday cookies, many of us are planning festive meals that taste delicious. Something we might not be thinking about is how it can become worrisome if your family has a history of Diabetes. Golden Triangle Emergency…

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Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

As family members get older, you might begin to notice changes in them. Maybe they can’t exercise like they used to, or their eyesight begins to fade. From hearing loss to arthritis, we expect to see many changes in our aging parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles, but what about memory loss? It is a worry…

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Steps for Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Week is September 9-15, and every year, this week grows more and more important. With statistics reporting that East Texas has the highest suicide rate in the state, many of us wonder why this startling statistic is on the rise. As of 2017, more than twice as many people in Texas die…

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GTEC Celebrates Our Brave Men and Women in Blue

Golden Triangle Emergency Center performs emergency services for our patients everyday, but it’s not just our team that keeps our community safe. For National Police Appreciation Week, we visited local law enforcement to show our gratitude for their life-saving services. Keep reading to see how our day went!   Our team spoke with Nederland Police Chief,…

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