Advanced Primary Care & Laser Institute

Carlos A. Silva, M.D.

Call Us:  (813) 972-2974

  • ​A Holter monitor is a portable device for continuously monitoring various electrical activity of the cardiovascular system. 
  • The Holter's most common use is for monitoring heart activity, but it can also be used for monitoring brain activity or arterial pressure.

Diabetes Care

Spirometry Testing

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  • Hypertension or high blood pressure, sometimes called arterial hypertension, is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated.
  • Hypertension is a major risk factor for stroke, heart attacks, heart failure, aneurisms of the arteries, peripheral artery disease and is a cause of chronic kidney disease.
  • Dietary and lifestyle changes can improve blood pressure control and decrease the risk of associated health complications, although drug treatment is often necessary in people for whom lifestyle changes prove ineffective or insufficient.
  • Spirometry (meaning the measuring of breath) is the most common of the pulmonary functions tests, measuring lung function, specifically the amount (volume) and/or speed (flow) of air that can be inhaled and exhaled. 
  • Spirometry is an important tool used for generating pneumotachographs, which are helpful in assessing conditions such as asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, cystic fibrosis, and COPD.​

24-Hour Holter Monitor

  • Diabetes is a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels that result from defects in the body's ability to produce and/or use insulin.
  • Diabetes often goes undiagnosed because many of its symptoms seem so harmless.
  • Recent studies indicate that the early detection of diabetes symptoms and treatment can decrease the chance of developing the complications of diabetes.
  • You can prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes through a healthy lifestyle. Change your diet, increase your level of physical activity, maintain a healthy weight. With these positive steps, you can stay healthier longer and reduce your risk of diabetes.

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Blood Collection

Hypertension Management

  • A comprehensive medical history review and physical exam and referrals to subspecialists, as necessary.
  • A full range of preventative screening tests for early detection of cancer, heart disease and other serious conditions.
  • A heart cardiovascular fitness evaluation.
  • A review and update of medications, vaccinations and immunizations, including those needed for international travel.
  • A lifestyle assessment including review of nutrition, stress management, alcohol, tobacco, and other indicators of disease.
  • A full report of your test results.

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Executive Physical


We are pleased to announce our partnership with Olympian Clinical Research to offer our patients access to new treatment options for many different medical conditions. Ask us at your next appointment or click on the logo to visit their website for more information.

  • Come to the office and our awesome staff will collect the blood samples and send them directly to the processing laboratory. We will let you know once the results are back.

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