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Drink up! Staying hydrated prevents medical emergencies and promotes overall health

A lot of people struggle with staying well hydrated, and Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team is here to help. Proper hydration helps the body feel, function and even look better, and prevents medical emergencies like heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Make sure you're drinking the appropriate amount of fluids for your body's needs, [...]

2021-06-29T13:57:02-06:00July 21st, 2021|

Ask the Experts: It’s easy and tasty to add more healthy fruits and vegetables to your diet

Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team helps patients make simple dietary changes that can go a long way toward managing disease and improving overall wellbeing. One of those changes is encouraging patients to eat more fruits and vegetables. They're offering simple tips for incorporating more of these healthy foods into your daily meals. Most [...]

2021-06-02T12:53:15-06:00July 7th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: If you want to get more exercise, making gradual and realistic changes is the way to go

Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team works with patients on making lifestyle changes that help manage chronic conditions and improve overall health through proper nutrition. Healthy physical activity is also important, and they're reaching out with tips on how to implement exercise into your daily life. Fitting exercise into a busy schedule may sound [...]

2021-06-02T12:54:22-06:00June 23rd, 2021|

Ask the Experts: How can proper nutrition help fuel my athletic and fitness goals?

Spring and summer are great times to improve your fitness, and part of achieving your athletic goals involves proper nutrition. Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team has advice anyone can use, whether you're looking to start a fitness program or training for an endurance event. By eating nutrient-rich foods and staying hydrated, you can [...]

2021-04-20T10:27:06-06:00April 20th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: What are my treatment options if I have an intestinal blockage?

An intestinal obstruction is painful and potentially dangerous, and typically requires hospital care. However, you won't necessarily need surgery. Many blockages can be resolved with a non-invasive procedure, and patients often never have a recurrence. If you're having problems like stomach pain and an inability to pass bowel movements or gas, see your provider for [...]

2021-02-02T08:47:44-06:00January 21st, 2021|

During the pandemic, dietitians are fueling patients’ recovery with healthy meals, nutrition support and encouragement

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our clinical nutrition team has been tasked with preparing meals that will help COVID-19 patients heal. They've also worked throughout the health care system to provide patients with a healthy diet and a sense of normal. Through it all, they've risen to the challenge of providing not only nutritional support, [...]

2021-04-27T15:37:49-06:00January 20th, 2021|

Is a hand tremor negatively impacting your quality of life? You might be a good candidate for focused ultrasound

There's new hope for patients with hand tremor thanks to Focused Ultrasound, a procedure done with no incision and no hospital stay at our East Campus. It's designed for patients age 22 and over who have a diagnosis of essential tremor or tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease, and whose condition has not responded to medication. Patients [...]

2020-12-16T15:39:21-06:00January 19th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: What should I expect if I need an emergency appendectomy?

The idea of an emergency appendectomy is scary, but it's actually a very common surgery that about 1 in 20 Americans will have at some point in their life. The classic symptom of acute appendicitis is increasingly severe pain in the lower right stomach. Patients should seek medical care immediately. Fortunately, an appendectomy is [...]

2020-12-15T16:18:55-06:00December 29th, 2020|

Do you want to stick to a healthy diet over the holidays? It’s not “mission impossible” – take it from a clinical dietician

Small changes can make a big difference when it comes to eating healthy and avoiding weight gain over the holidays. By planning ahead, eating in moderation and making healthy choices, you can enjoy your traditional favorites without overdoing it. It's also important to prioritize exercise, such as going for walks or cleaning the house. [...]

2020-12-07T14:54:17-06:00December 23rd, 2020|
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