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3 Easy Changes for a Healthier Thanksgiving

Tiffany Frohmader, B.S. Tiffany Frohmader, B.S. November 25, 2015 0 Comments General Health

It’s here! It’s here! It’s here! It’s Thanksgiving week! Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday, and I usually start a countdown in October to prep for the big day. It is the same tradition every year for my family: we meet up at my parent’s house, family attends. We eat too much, watch football, […]

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The Seriousness of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Robert Goldman, MD Robert Goldman, MD November 19, 2015 0 Comments Family Medicine

Fall can be an unwelcome time of year if you have diabetes. Cool evening walks and hiking through those crunchy, fallen leaves aren’t as appealing when you have a foot ulcer. A diabetic foot ulcer (DFU) develops because of nerve damage or injury in the feet (where the nerves are the longest in your entire body). […]

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Benefits of Massage Therapy

krisporedos krisporedos November 12, 2015 0 Comments General Health

Massage therapy can be a very relaxing and therapeutic way to de-stress and address some serious conditions. With the winter months ahead- massage therapy is a definite must when it comes to softening tissues, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and connective tissues.  Massage therapy offers so many health benefits that shouldn’t be ignored, but instead seen as an important part of maintaining an overall wellness […]

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4 steps to Control your Blood Sugar

RhondaPerdelwitz RN, CDE RhondaPerdelwitz RN, CDE November 5, 2015 0 Comments Family Medicine

Are you a person with diabetes? Whether you were recently diagnosed or have been living with diabetes for years, this is a helpful reminder on the four things you must do to maintain a healthy blood sugar. Even if you are NOT DIABETIC, these tips can help keep you on track to avoid future blood […]

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Trick or Treat! 4 Ways to Manage Your Halloween Candy Overload

Tiffany Tiffany October 29, 2015 0 Comments General Health

How cool is it that Halloween falls on a Saturday this year, and many local communities are doing trick-or-treat on Saturday night? I love it! This time of year is fun for everyone! The trees are beautiful, and there’s an abundance of fall produce (which means hearty cuisine). Everyone gets to enjoy an extra hour […]

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"MOM, What's for Dinner?"-3 Steps for Easy Meal Planning

Lisa Ashwill, RD CD Lisa Ashwill, RD CD October 22, 2015 0 Comments General Health

I love food because, well, I am a dietitian and I think part of my job description says something like “Must love food.” On the other hand, I hate food because I struggle every day with what to make for dinner. My husband seems to survive on meat and potatoes which doesn’t model well for […]

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Better Health for Women 365 Days a Year

Stephanie Gogots Stephanie Gogots October 15, 2015 0 Comments General Health

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October serves as an annual reminder for women to pay attention to our health. But breast cancer is not the only major disease that threatens us. Heart disease and diabetes are also serious concerns that women should pay attention to for better health 365 days a year. The statistics are staggering: In […]

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Influenza Vaccination

carlselvick carlselvick October 8, 2015 0 Comments General Health

October is here – the leaves are turning color, and flu season is right around the corner. As Director of Pharmacy for Fort HealthCare, my goal is to stay one step ahead of the influenza virus in our community. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that people start getting vaccinated against influenza as early […]

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Football Tune Ups

Tiffany Tiffany October 1, 2015 0 Comments General Health

  In my apartment, we have 3 seasons—winter, spring, summer and FOOTBALL. As much as I argue that baseball season is still very much happening, we have made a transition to every Saturday and Sunday being booked out as “football game time”. I do believe I heard my fiancé actually say “Hun, you’re a widow […]

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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy- Not Just for Scuba Divers

webadmin webadmin September 24, 2015 0 Comments General Health

You may be wondering why a wound specialist in WI cares about hyperbaric medicine. After all, we aren’t near any oceans treating divers who get “the bends” and carbon monoxide poisoning isn’t all the common – thankfully! The truth is though, wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) are nearly inseparable. If you have a […]

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