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Seeing the New Year in a New Way

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Dec 28, 2019 8:16:00 PM

Topics: Wellness


It’s that time of year again and everyone is talking about what they are going to stop or start doing to create perfect health. Make this year the year you actually reach your goals by looking at the “new year” in a new way. Lake Health wellness coach Lydia Skiljan shares how:

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Colon Cancer: Gone!

Posted by Lake Health on Dec 21, 2019 12:09:16 PM

Topics: Cancer


Sandra Heinz began having colon cancer screenings at age 39 because her father, now 85, is a colon cancer survivor. In September 2018, Sandra’s gastroenterologist, Ahmad Ascha, MD, discovered a “suspicious polyp” during her colonoscopy. Although many colorectal polyps aren’t harmful, nearly all colorectal cancers start as polyps.

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Get To Know Us: December

Posted by Lake Health on Dec 20, 2019 12:01:10 PM

Topics: Lake Health News

 

Discover the new providers who have joined the Lake Health team: 

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Start Your Year Off on the Right Foot

Posted by Lake Health on Dec 18, 2019 7:30:00 AM

Topics: Event

 

Mall Walker’s New Year Kickoff
Friday, January 10; 9-11 am
Great Lakes Mall

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"Inspire-d" Weight-loss Success

Posted by Lake Health on Dec 17, 2019 4:10:59 PM

Topics: Wellness, Fitness, Weight Loss


Karen Leaphart started 2019 unhappy and unhealthy. After a few years of steady weight increase, she found herself at the doctor with an ultimatum: Lose weight in six months or begin medication for high cholesterol. Karen needed serious help. Nothing she had been doing was working to get the weight off, and she wanted lasting weight-loss success for a healthier future.

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Advanced Practice Provider of the Year

Posted by Lake Health on Dec 17, 2019 7:30:00 AM

Topics: Event, Award

 

Congratulations to Joy Ianiro, CNP, chosen as the 2019 Advanced Practice Provider of the Year! Despite her recent retirement, Joy was honored as Lake Health’s first recipient of this award. Joy was a member of the Lake Health medical staff from 1993 until 2019.

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Healthier Holiday Baking

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on Dec 16, 2019 4:06:56 PM

Topics: Healthy Diet, Nutrition


The holidays can be filled with many of our favorite indulgent recipes. Registered dietitian Melinda Benz, RDN, LD, shares her tips and tricks to make your recipes healthier without sacrificing taste: 

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Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery for Weight Loss

Posted by Lake Health Bariatric Team on Dec 9, 2019 1:30:00 PM

Topics: Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

 

There are several types of weight loss surgery, including Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, laparoscopic vertical sleeve gastrectomy and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, known as lap band surgery. All three surgeries have the same objective: to help you lose weight by reducing the amount of food that you can consume at one time. 

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Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy for Weight Loss

Posted by Lake Health Bariatric Team on Dec 6, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Topics: Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

 

There are several types of weight loss surgery, including Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, laparoscopic vertical sleeve gastrectomy and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, known as lap band surgery. All three surgeries have the same objective: to help you lose weight by reducing the amount of food that you can consume at one time. 

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How Much Fluid Should I Drink After Bariatric Surgery?

Posted by Lake Health Bariatric Team on Nov 20, 2019 10:53:19 AM

Topics: Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery, Weight Loss

 

Staying hydrated immediately after weight loss surgery is a big job. We recommend that you consume a minimum of 50 ounces of fluid daily after your discharge from the hospital, working toward a goal of 60 ounces daily with limited caffeine. Accomplishing this can be a challenge. Learn more about the reasons for these challenges and how to maintain good hydration after your bariatric surgery: 

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