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Earning A's in Safer Health Care

Posted by Lake Health on Jun 18, 2020 3:39:28 PM

Topics: Lake Health News

Lake Health’s TriPoint Medical Center and West Medical Center have been awarded an ‘A’ in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Lake Health’s achievements providing safer health care.

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Tandem Shoulder Surgery

Posted by Lake Health on Jun 17, 2020 10:23:22 AM

Topics: Orthopedics, Physical Therapy, Patient Stories

It was Friday, December 14, 2018. While walking in a parking lot, Kathy Vinci’s foot twisted over the rolling, loose rocks she tried to kick out of her path. Realizing she was falling and sure to hit the ground face first, she instantly reacted, lifting her arms, bracing for the impact. Her elbows hit the ground with even force, at the same time. She couldn’t move.  

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Lighter Summer Treats

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Jun 12, 2020 10:33:21 AM

Topics: Healthy Diet, Nutrition

Sweet summer treats like ice cream and s'mores can easily get in the way of your healthy eating goals.  The next time you're craving a sweet treat, try one of these lighter options the whole family will love:

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Goodness of Greens

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Jun 11, 2020 3:51:19 PM

Topics: Healthy Diet, Nutrition

Add more greens to your diet for a nutrient boost while also adding fiber! Check out these simple ways to add more greens: 

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Boost Your Immune Function

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Jun 8, 2020 3:23:35 PM

Topics: Wellness, Integrative Medicine

Are you feeling under the weather and want to strengthen your immunity? Boosting your immune system can help to prevent or reduce the length of infection. Lake Health's Integrative Medicine team recommends the following supplements for a boost*:

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Maintain Your Heart Health and Manage Your Blood Sugar

Posted by Lake Health Diabetes Education Center on May 20, 2020 9:28:22 AM

Topics: Heart & Vascular, Heart Health, Diabetes

Diabetes increases the risk of heart disease (also known as cardiovascular disease) by two to four times if poorly controlled. Reduce your risk of heart disease and manage your blood sugar by following these three tips from the Lake Health Diabetes Education Center:

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Natural Therapies for Wellness During COVID-19

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Apr 30, 2020 2:38:42 PM

Topics: Stress, COVID-19

During this uncertain time, it can be easy for your health and well-being to take a back seat while your stress increases and takes a toll on your mental and physical health. Chronic stress can cause high blood pressure, increase cholesterol levels and more. Our Lake Health Integrative Medicine team recommends these natural therapies for wellness and stress relief:

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A Letter to Our Community About COVID-19

Posted by Lake Health on Apr 17, 2020 9:04:08 AM

Topics: COVID-19

Cynthia Moore-Hardy, FACHE, Lake Health President and CEO, shares an update to our patients and community members: 

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Proactively Preparing for COVID-19 Cases

Posted by Lake Health on Apr 13, 2020 10:46:00 AM

Topics: COVID-19

Like other hospitals in Northeast Ohio and around the country, Lake Health has been busy preparing for increases in the number of COVID-19 patients. The planning started months ago in collaboration with state, regional and county partners.

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Be Prepared with a Diabetes Emergency Kit

Posted by Lake Health Diabetes Education Center on Apr 13, 2020 8:52:46 AM

Topics: Diabetes

Managing diabetes is a 24/7 responsibility. During emergencies, people with diabetes face particular challenges to their health so preparedness is key. For this reason, Lake Health recommends creating an emergency kit so you're equipped with the items you need if you have to head out at a moment’s notice. 

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