Fort Memorial Hospital
611 Sherman Avenue East
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
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As Prescribed Blog



As Prescribed Blog

Preventative Foot Care for Diabetics

Latisha Smith-Chase, MD Latisha Smith-Chase, MD November 23, 2022 0 Comments General Health

If you have diabetes, taking good care of your feet is crucial to prevent hospital stays and other serious injuries. 1 in 4 hospital stays for people with diabetes are due to a condition called diabetic foot. Diabetic foot occurs when high blood sugar damages blood vessels and nerves in your feet. Foot ulcers, foot […]

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RSV on the Rise

Catherine Sweeney, MD Catherine Sweeney, MD November 10, 2022 0 Comments Pediatrics

Cold and flu season is upon us. At Fort HealthCare, we are seeing an increase in viral illnesses in our youngest population. In the last two weeks we are seeing increased numbers of RSV (Respiratory syncytial virus) in our community. Over the last two winters we had less viral illnesses (colds) and this was one […]

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Understanding Diabetes

Alyssa Turcotte, BSN, RN Alyssa Turcotte, BSN, RN November 1, 2022 0 Comments General Health

Today there are millions of people living with diabetes. Diabetes education is important to help you manage your health.   Diabetes is a chronic condition in which the pancreas does not make enough insulin or when the body does not use the insulin properly. Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that helps move glucose […]

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