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How Technology Can Enhance Your Life with Diabetes

Posted by: Angela Thomspon, NP   |   Thursday, October 8, 2015   |   Back to Blog

Do you get frustrated with some of the day-to-day management aspects of living with diabetes? Have you ever wondered if there is an easier way? With the revolution of technology over the past several years, there are multiple high tech tools that have been developed to make you’re your life with diabetes easier.

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Top 5 Reasons You (Yes, YOU) Still Need a Flu Shot

Posted by: T. Anthony GiaQuinta, MD   |   Tuesday, December 23, 2014   |   Back to Blog

Here are the top five reasons you still need to get your flu shot this year ...

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Free Printable: Calorie Information for Halloween Candies

Posted by: Hendricks News Reports   |   Tuesday, October 29, 2013   |   Back to Blog

Our SPOOKtacular nutrition experts have compiled a handy printable that includes calorie/nutrition information about your favorite Halloween candies ...

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My Experience Having a Sleep Test

Posted by: Jenny Bates   |   Thursday, October 24, 2013   |   Back to Blog

After experiencing increasing fatigue and observations from others of inadequate breathing while asleep, I scheduled an office visit with Dr. Jesse Li at Hendricks Neurology. After positively identifying several concerning factors- he recommended a sleep study at the Hendricks Regional Health Sleep Disorders Center. I was scheduled within two weeks and before I knew it, I was checking in ...

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Whooping Cough Vaccine Recommended for Pregnant Women

Posted by: Michelle Fenoughty, M.D.   |   Saturday, October 5, 2013   |   Back to Blog

The Centers for Disease Control now recommends that pregnant women get vaccinated against pertussis (more commonly known as whooping cough). Why the change? Whooping cough outbreaks have been rising over the past several years and vaccinating expectant moms during the later weeks of their pregnancy helps protect babies from this potentially deadly disease.

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Obesity as a Disease? Understanding the Impact

Posted by: Martha Rardin   |   Thursday, August 15, 2013   |   Back to Blog

Last month the American Medical Association made a recommendation that obesity be classified as a disease. This announcement was met by applause and frustration by the dietitians at Hendricks Regional Health. Obesity is a complex and multi-factorial condition (now perhaps a disease). One pill, one prescription, one set of advice does not work for each person and effective solutions have continued to elude millions of Americans.

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FAQs About Sleep and Your Health

Posted by: Eric DeWeese, MD   |   Friday, August 2, 2013   |   Back to Blog

As a physician specializing in sleep disorders, I often have the opportunity to talk with patients about their sleep health. I am sometimes surprised about the misconceptions out there about sleep. Here are accurate answers to some of the most common questions.

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Finding the Right OB/GYN for You

Posted by: Michelle Fenoughty, M.D.   |   Friday, June 28, 2013   |   Back to Blog

Let’s face it, women get to know their OB/GYN very well and often carry on intimate conversations with them. Selecting an OB/GYN is a big decision. There are many qualified physicians out there but finding the one that is the best fit for you is most important ...

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Diabetes Alert Day – What You Should Know

Posted by: Martha Rardin   |   Tuesday, March 26, 2013   |   Back to Blog

Do you know someone that has diabetes? Chances are you do and you may be a person with diabetes yourself. Living healthy with diabetes is possible if you know your numbers and take an interest in managing the condition. Today is Diabetes Alert Day – the one day where we ask folks to consider whether they or someone they love may have diabetes.

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Firefighter Used to Saving Others Helped Save Himself

Posted by: Carrie Meyer   |   Monday, July 23, 2012   |   Back to Blog

David Barkley is just one of those natural born storytellers. You could listen to him forever as he talks about two very important things in his life – his two grandsons and being a firefighter. But David’s own story nearly had a tragic ending. Fortunately, because of his own quick thinking, as well as the care of a slew of healthcare professionals, he has lots more chapters to live ...

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