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4 steps to Control your Blood Sugar

Rhonda Perdelwitz RN, CDE Rhonda Perdelwitz 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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Happy Fall, ya'll!

Tiffany Tiffany September 17, 2015 0 Comments General Health

I just saw a meme on Facebook yesterday that mentioned that fall began in 7 days, Halloween is in 45 days and Christmas in 100—wait, what?! Please slow down 2015! There are definitely some positives to this time of year—I love the changing of the leaves, the cooler weather for running, and pumpkin scented everything. […]

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Football Mania May Lead to Injury

Stephanie Gogots Stephanie Gogots September 10, 2015 0 Comments General Health

Go Pack Go! It’s that time of year again, kids are back in school and the most loved sport in America is beginning, yes Football is here! Like many of you reading, Football is a huge priority for you and your family. Whether you have children in the sport or are a die hard fan that […]

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New Start, New You!

Stephanie Gogots Stephanie Gogots August 26, 2015 0 Comments General Health

Summer is winding down and the kiddos are heading off to school again. The weather is turning and seasons are beginning to change. Most people work towards better health, loosing weight in the summer, and then once fall rolls around people tend to forget about these goals…right? If this screams you, you’re not alone! Everyone […]

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