Tag Archives: Dr. Melissa Bentley

Sugar High…Not So Great

My dad was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes about 15 years ago. For the last 10 years he has been able to manage his strand of diabetes through regular exercise and diet, but as he has gotten older his ability to exercise has decreased and his diet has changed drastically. He no longer eats three […]

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Do adults need immunizations too?

I’ll never forget walking into the doctor’s office right before I started kindergarten.  My mom told me that once we were finished with the appointment we could go get ice cream.  We never got ice cream unless it was someone’s birthday so to say I was excited was an understatement. It wasn’t until halfway through […]

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Talking Immunizations with Dr. Bentley

Whenever I see a new patient, and at my patients’ annual wellness visits, one thing I feel it is important to discuss is vaccinations.  While we all are aware that children are advised to get shots to prevent illnesses, and most people know about yearly flu shots, many adults are unaware of other immunizations they […]

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Learning and Racing

Last summer, I raised $200 and rode my bike 100 miles in the Tour De Cure, a cycling event held in Brigham City to benefit the American Diabetes Association (ADA). All I cared about at the time was setting my best time in a century (100 mile ride), but after an education on diabetes I’m proud […]

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Getting to Know You with Dr. Melissa Bentley

I always find it interesting why people choose the paths they do, especially doctors.  Was it a life altering event?  Do you come from a long line of doctors?  Did you choose this field because you’ve seen medicine change people for the better? I’ve yet to be disappointed at the answers our docs give.  And […]

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