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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 ...

  • Love Your Heart and Keep it Healthier

    Love Your Heart and Keep it Healthier According to the American Heart Association, one of the leading causes of death in Louisiana is cardiovascular disease. Genetics, along with lifestyle choices such as dietary habits and lack of exercise, impact heart health. Genetics may be the primary cause of heart disease, but smoking is the second leading factor. If you smoke, consider enrolling in Quit ...

  • Fall Screenings Can Lead to Early Detection and Successful Outcomes

    By: Laura Gros, RN, CBCN, Patient Care Coordinator, Thibodaux Regional Cancer Center As summer turns into fall men and women are reminded to turn their attention to getting annual screenings for cancers that can be highly treatable when detected early. For men, September is recognized as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, while the pink ribbons of October symbolize Breast Cancer Awareness ...

  • Thibodaux Regional Welcomes Dr. Eric Swenson, Podiatrist/Foot and Ankle Surgeon, to the Medical Staff

    Thibodaux Regional Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Eric Swenson, Podiatrist/Foot and Ankle Surgeon, to the active medical staff. Dr. Swenson is available to care for patients at Thibodaux Regional Podiatry Clinic located 726 North Acadia Road, Suite 1700, Thibodaux, (985) 493-4990. Dr. Swenson received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine degree from Barry University School ...

  • Thibodaux Regional Welcomes Dr. Trevor Boudreaux, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist, to the Medical Staff

    Thibodaux Regional Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Trevor Boudreaux, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist (Physiatrist) , to the active medical staff. Dr. Boudreaux is available to care for patients at Thibodaux Regional Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic located at 506 North Acadia Road, Thibodaux, (985) 493.4980. A native of Thibodaux, Dr. Boudreaux ...

  • Thibodaux Regional Welcomes Dr. Akshit Sharma, Interventional Cardiologist, to the Medical Staff

    Thibodaux Regional Health System is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Akshit Sharma, Interventional Cardiologist, to the active medical staff. Dr. Sharma has joined the practice of Cardiovascular Institute of the South, 1320 Martin Luther King Drive, Thibodaux, (985) 446-2021. Dr. Sharma earned his doctor of medicine degree from Thanjavur Medical College, Tamil Nadu, India. He completed his ...

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