Where are you headed?

Are you headed the wrong way in your health? Do you know what is at the end of your road? Are you worried that diabetes or a heart attack is waiting for you, but you really don’t know how to avoid it? Trinity Direct Primary Care helps patients understand where they are going and change […]

Maintain Your Brain by Dr. Andrew Smith

Seventy year old Mrs. Lansing drew a complete blank as I asked her if she could recall any of the five words I’d given her to remember some 4-5 minutes ago as part of her mental status exam.  Inwardly I always wince at those moments.  It feels like I’m unintentionally bullying a harassed person into […]

Time to say goodbye

As some of you know Courtney, Hardin Valley’s original DPC nurse, is transitioning to another career opportunity.  She was recruited specifically to help Dr. McColl and Trinity start up the DPC program and run the Hardin Valley office.  She has done a fabulous job and will be sorely missed.  However sad we are for her […]

Advice on Feeding Panthers and Wolves

No, I haven’t taken up veterinary medicine (yet), but I have been researching the best nutrition for my companion dogs and master of a cat for several years.  We’ve made some minor changes along the way but I’ve never taken it too far. It always seemed like a big step from grocery store kibble to […]

Do not look here!

What’s the best way to pique a kid’s interest?  Tell them that he can’t do something.  Adam had all the fruit of the Garden available to him yet he and his new wife were sorely tempted by the one apple they were forbidden to eat. We suffer the same temptations, but I ask you to […]

What is DPC?

Here’s a short little video on the basics of DPC.  All practices get to be individualized to the needs of their patients so each one is going to be a little unique.  We communicate with our patients by email and phone calls all the time and offer more Health and Wellness counseling and training than […]

Sugar in disguise 

David Unwin, MD, a fellow LCHF advocate published these handy little graphics to help people understand the various amounts of equivalent sugar in common foods. I think it is a pretty powerful visual aid.  If you’re not sure what glycemic index and glycemic load mean, then ask us the next time you’re in the office. […]

Article: To Save Money On Health Costs, Try Putting Away Your Insurance Card

Forbes contributor Jeanne Pinder penned an article a couple days ago about the growing futility of having health insurance in saving you out of pocket costs. To Save Money On Health Costs, Try Putting Away Your Insurance Card If I could emphasize one point from this article it would be this: The big thought here: […]

Article: Getting Care Outside of My Office

One of the most common questions I get asked is “What about when I go to the hospital?  Will you take care of me there?” Here’s an article by Rob Lamberts, MD, a trailblazing DPC physician in Augusta, GA, about how DPC physicians never stop taking care of their patients even if we aren’t the […]

Is health insurance why healthcare is so expensive?

Maybe “health” and “insurance” simply don’t mix, considering the fact that poor health is basically a certainty for all of us and the insurance model is based on hedging against less likely outcomes. Maybe it’s time to pull the plug on health insurance