Dr. Garrett E. Snipes M.D.
Geriatrician | Geriatric Medicine101 E Wood St Spartanburg SC, 29303
Dr. Garrett Snipes practices Geriatric Medicine in Spartanburg, SC. Geriatricians prevent, manage, and develop care plans that address the special health problems of the elderly. Dr. Snipes works as part of a team with other healthcare providers, to address the natural aging that goes on within the body and to manage multiple medical problems and ensure social support.
Education and Training
Tulane Univ Sch of Med, New Orleans La 1975
Tulane University of Louisiana 1975
Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM- Geriatric Medicine
- St Vincent'S Med Ctr, Family Medicine
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Introduction G6PD is actually an enzyme and G6PD deficiency occurs when there is a deficiency of this enzyme. This condition is not fatal, but in acute as well as in the chronic breakdown of red blood cells, it causes a spectrum of complaints such as jaundice. This condition is inherited and a...
- How to Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis is caused by an autoimmune disorder. There is no specific reason for this disarray in the immune system, and this is why it is difficult to list preventive measures. However, there are some ways to reduce the chances of occurrence of rheumatoid arthritis. Moreover, there are...
- Can Alzheimer’s Affect You Suddenly?
What is Alzheimer’s disease?Alzheimer's disease is an irreversible and progressive brain disorder, wherein the connections between the nerve cells or neurons are lost and ultimately die. It is also one of the most common causes of dementia that causes loss of intellectual and social skills. As the...
- What Causes Dehydration?
Humans have approximately 60 percent of water in the body. Even if 1.5-2 percent of that water is lost, mild dehydration will start, which can lead to severe dehydration requiring immediate medical attention. Because your mood, energy level, and coordination deteriorate with the loss of body fluids,...
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