The Benefits of Exercise on Diabetes

The Benefits of Exercise on Diabetes by John Douthitt General Manager – Mission Fitness* at the MCH Center for Health & Wellness Regular activity is a key component of managing diabetes. When you are active, your cells become more sensitive to insulin allowing them to work more efficiently. Your cells also remove glucose from the […]

Diabetes – Know your Numbers!

Diabetes – Know your Numbers! by Ryan O. Baldomero DNP, MSHS, APRN, ACNS-BC, AACC Director of Chronic Disease Management for MCHS Diabetes Center and Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Screening for diabetes has been made as easy and simple as a finger stick. With the many screenings that we have, checking your blood sugar results can […]

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips from the ECHD Police Department Do not have purchased items visible in your vehicle. Place them in the trunk or cover them with another object such as a blanket. When shopping during evening hours, park in a well-lit and heavily traveled area. When possible, avoid shopping alone. Carry a minimal amount […]

Diabetes – Which is the best meter?

Diabetes – Which is the best meter? by Ryan O. Baldomero DNP, MSHS, APRN, ACNS-BC, AACC Director of Chronic Disease Management MCHS Diabetes Center and Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Different meters are being presented with different positive selling points such as: Speed in checking your blood sugar Accuracy based on their studies Smaller sizes for […]

Learn the Signs of Stroke

Learn the Signs of Stroke by Karry Morris MSN, RN-BC Cardiovascular Nurse – Medical Center Hospital Cardiovascular Services Medical Center Health System wants you to learn the signs of stroke and Act FAST! Learn the warning signs of stroke listed below. If you spot them, call 911 right away. Responding quickly can be the difference […]