All Blog Posts

  • Getting Tired Of GERD? - Heartburn is uncomfortable, but it’s also usually quite temporary. In most cases, the cause is something you ate: a spicy burrito or an extra rich …more…
  • A Day in the Life of a Nurse at YMC - Being a nurse at Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C. is a rewarding career that doesn’t lack for excitement. Check out Heather’s story and how her nursing …more…
  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery - Carpal tunnel surgery is a procedure designed to address the numbness, tingling, and discomfort produced by carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome can develop quite …more…
  • The Benefits of Annual Visits for Men - Men don’t like going to the doctor (which is a shock, we know). According to the CDC, men are half as likely to go to …more…
  • Getting to Your Goal: Managing Diabetes - Diabetes is a chronic disease that, although serious, can be managed with diligent care and maintenance. At Yankton Medical Clinic, P.C., both Susan Fanta, M.D., and Martha …more…
  • Vitamin D and COVID-19 - By Susan Fanta, M.D., Board Certified – Internal Medicine I have been approached by numerous patients about whether they should consume a supplement of vitamin D to aid …more…
  • Make Annual Exams a Priority - If you’re like many people, you’ve neglected to schedule an annual exam or two for yourself or your children. Making and attending your appointment can seem like a …more…
  • Achilles Tendonitis Treatment - Achilles tendonitis is a relatively common aggravation of the Achilles tendon. As a result, Achilles tendonitis treatment is usually something patients can address with homecare, …more…
  • Demystifying Palliative Care - In recent years, the number of cases of people suffering from chronic illnesses has started to increase. Scientists and medical researchers offer up a variety …more…
  • Annual Visit Mammograms for Breast Cancer Prevention - We’ve all heard the stories about women changing their healthcare plans in the wake of COVID-19. Most prominently, women seem to be skipping their annual …more…