When trying to describe typical Alzheimer's symptoms, Tom Bauer, M.D., wants to ensure that his audience doesn't confuse a little forgetfulness, which is a normal part of life, with the progressive condition.
Max Feldt, D.O., didn't think it could happen but fate intervened and he has come to Great Bend to treat young patients and counsel their families. He is at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center on a regular schedule and sharing information in observance of November as American Diabetes Month.
Those whose lives are touched by diabetes will have the chance to learn more about the disease from a well-known expert at a special meeting of Great Bend's Diabetes Support Group.
Since stress and its consequences are part of living with cancer or other chronic illness, an Interactive Television presentation that focuses on resilience will be presented at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.
Tom Bauer, M.D., can usually tell a lot about his older patients' well-being when they walk in the door.
If a woman is overweight or obese, she usually doesn't want to talk about it with anyone – not even her doctor. But Maxine Lingurar, M.D., wants to alleviate that discomfort and suggests women seek the guidance of their health-care providers.
While Erin Hemphill explains the value of speech-language therapies to her patients every day, she is enhancing those efforts this month and also explaining her services to local doctors. Hemphill is the speech-language pathologist at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Rural Kansans with diabetes have a new option for managing their disease thanks to a study underway at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
On Wednesday, April 4, in celebration of National Walking Day, the American Heart Association has teamed up with Olympic gold medalist Jennie Finch to announce the launch of the "Billion Calorie Count-UP," a new multi-year, nationwide goal aimed at encouraging Americans to collectively burn 1 billion calories by the year 2020.
All sorts of numbers are etched in our minds because we use them throughout our daily lives. But few of us know the numbers that matter most to us – those numbers related to our health. Great Bend Regional Hospital is offering an inexpensive way for you to know your health numbers at Spring Check-up Lab Fair, which will be held from 6 to 7:30 a.m. on April 3 and 6 at GBRH.
Tatiana Kovtoun, M.D., understands patients may be a bit apprehensive about getting a colonoscopy.
Dr. Gerasimos Stavens, cardiologist, wants to share information about women and heart disease, and has scheduled a free class on the topic. It is set for noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.
Heartland Cancer Center is now equipped with an 8-slice CT simulator that allows a quicker and more comfortable scan for patients who need radiation, HCC Director Jamie Hutchinson said.
Julie McClaren spends part of her day educating patients about cervical cancer and how to prevent it. But she wants to reach even more women with this information.
When a woman's doctor recommends a hysterectomy, one of her first questions should be "what kind of hysterectomy," advised Maxine Lingurar, M.D. Gone are the days of one-size fits all. Dr. Lingurar, whose gynecology practice is at the Women's Health Center in St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center, notes that in most cases, the minimally invasive outpatient surgeries she performs are the best routes. In more complex cases, ...