According to the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) the definition of an “accurate” blood glucose reading is any meter that can provide a result twenty percent above or below a lab drawn blood glucose. The reason for the difference between the meter and the lab value has to do with many factors including ...
It’s that time of the year again ... the 4th annual Hendricks Regional Health YMCA’s Gobble Gallop. One year ago I had compared this fun Thanksgiving 5k race to a true IRONMAN. It still remains true that a growing family includes the toughest race in life ...
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.
I’m a lucky person with one of the best jobs around. I work with a bunch of kind, smart and amazing people who take great care of me, my family, neighbors and friends who receive their medical care at Hendricks Regional Health. I also work with a bunch of kind, smart and amazing volunteers who fun raise to help those amazing caregivers take care of me, my family, neighbors and friends at Hendricks Regional Health.
A diagnosis of cancer is difficult and downright scary. The person receiving the diagnosis immediately starts wondering how it will affect my life and my family. The family surrounding the person starts contemplating what they can do to be supportive and helpful during treatment. As a cancer survivor, I have my own memories and experiences and I know my diagnosis affected all those that love and care for me. My diagnosis was for Hodgkin’s disease and with the help of many people I successfully completed 12 chemotherapy sessions. I am a little more than two years out of treatment and am doing very well.
The Avon Farmers Market will once again meet every Tuesday from 4pm – 7pm on the Hendricks Regional Health Avon south parking lot, just off U.S. Highway 36. The Avon Farmers Market brings fresh local produce, baked goods and handcrafted items to residents during the months of June through September.
It has been almost six months since I started my quest to lose weight … and I have actually gained 10 pounds. As I write this, I can hear the game show buzzer sounding off. What went wrong? I have gained 20 pounds since starting my new job last April. Previously, I was concerned that my new job had caused weight gain due to a sedentary work life sitting at the computer. This was getting serious, and I felt it was important to analyze what went wrong.