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  • Men-It's Your Month to Get Checked Out

    By: Katie Richard, MA, BSN, RN, Education & Training Coordinator Attention focuses on men in June, not just to celebrate Father's Day, but also to call attention to steps they can take to live their healthiest life. What better way to honor fathers and other men in our lives than by encouraging them to take care of themselves! June 17, the Friday before Father's Day, is "Wear Blue ...

  • Seeking Expert Care for Parkinson's disease

    By: Derek Neupert, MD, Board Certified Neurologist, Thibodaux Regional Health System Recognized as Parkinson's Awareness Month, April is a good time to learn about the disease—it’s symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. As many as one million people in the U.S. and an estimated 10 million worldwide live with Parkinson's disease. We are familiar with many famous people who have ...

  • Lifestyle Habits to Reverse Prediabetes

    By: Rebecca Roussell RDN, LDN, CDCES, Registered/Licensed–Dietitian/Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes care & Education Specialist, Adult Weight Management Certificate, Lifestyle Health Coach WHAT IS PREDIABETES? Prediabetes is a medical condition that precedes the diagnosis of type-2 diabetes. A person who is diagnosed with prediabetes has a blood glucose (sugar) level that is higher than ...

  • Epilepsy and Seizure Basics

    By: Derek Neupert, MD, Board Certified Neurologist, Thibodaux Regional Health System Seizures are one of the most common conditions treated by neurologists. Worldwide, it is estimated that one in every 10 people will suffer a single seizure in their lifetime. In the United States, studies suggest the one in every 26 people will eventually develop epilepsy. Epilepsy is a neurological condition of ...

  • What You Should Know About Colorectal Cancer

    By: Laura Gros, RN, CBCN, Patient Care Coordinator, Thibodaux Regional Cancer Institute Even though colorectal cancer is the third most common type of cancer in the country, it is also one of the easiest to detect and one of the most curable. This month, during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, attention focuses on the risks, warning signs and screenings that can save lives. Despite screenings ...

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