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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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Get To Know Us: November

Posted by Lake Health on Nov 19, 2019 1:15:58 PM

Topics: Lake Health News

 

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

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Just in Time

Posted by Lake Health on Nov 13, 2019 1:07:58 PM

Topics: Heart & Vascular, Heart Health, Patient Stories


A phone conversation between old friends results in lifesaving care.

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Veterans Visiting Veterans

Posted by Lake Health on Nov 11, 2019 12:16:33 PM

Topics: Lake Health News, Patient Stories

 

Honoring those who have selflessly served our country. 

A new program brings Lake Health volunteers who are veterans together with veterans hospitalized at TriPoint Medical Center.

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Get To Know Us: October

Posted by Lake Health on Oct 13, 2019 11:21:00 AM

Topics: Lake Health News

 

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

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Walking on a 3D-printed Prosthesis

Posted by Lake Health on Oct 12, 2019 1:28:00 PM

Topics: Orthopedics, Patient Stories


For the first time in nearly three decades, Tammy Wilkes is able to walk with dramatically less pain. That’s because, in November 2018, podiatrist Jonathan Sharpe, DPM, replaced the severely injured talus bone in Tammy’s right ankle with a custom, 3D-printed prosthesis. It was the first time a 3D-printed talus was used at Lake Health.*

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