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Heading Off Heart Disease

Heart disease, sometimes cardiovascular disease, is a term that can refer to any number of conditions that affect your heart, including: Coronary artery disease, or CAD (narrowing of the arteries) Heart attack (myocardial infarction) Heart defects that appear at birth (congenital heart defects) Heart failure Heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias) Heart valve disease Stroke Fortunately, lifestyle [...]

By |January 30th, 2019|

Healthy Inspiration From NKCH Employees

We’re nearing the end of January which brings up the question, “How many people have already given up trying to lose weight or exercise?” In a survey released in January 2018, 45% of Americans vowed to lose weight or exercise as their New Year’s resolutions. By now, most have already gone back to their less-than-healthy [...]

By |January 28th, 2019|

Endocrinologist Shares 5 Tips for Living With Type 2 Diabetes

I have a strong connection to Type 2 diabetes. Several of my family members have suffered and succumbed to the disease. It’s very important to me to make an impact on my patients’ lives. Obstacles Endocrinologist, Michelle L. Orr, MD, with Meritas Health Endocrinology There is no denying it is hard to live [...]

By |January 23rd, 2019|

Dream Trip Brings Smiles to Family

Richard, Amanda and Tommy will forever remember their Dream Factory trip. Life for Richard and Amanda Humphrey means constantly focusing on their five-year-old son, Tommy, and controlling his Type 1 diabetes. For Amanda, a CNA on 6th Floor Hospital, and Richard, it’s been 16 months of sleepless nights since Tommy’s diagnosis. But in [...]

By |January 12th, 2019|
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