Tag: ask the experts

Ask the Experts: Get creative and plan ahead to avoid holiday weight gain and fitness loss

Staying healthy over the holidays takes some planning and commitment, so Regional One Health Post-Rehab Wellness Manager Kenneth Robinson is sharing his strategies for staying on track during this season of indulgence. He says by planning ahead for healthy meals and scheduling exercise into your day, you can stave off weight gain and avoid fitness [...]

2021-12-15T07:53:34-06:00December 15th, 2021|

I’m worried I have Inflammatory Bowel Disease. What can I expect when I talk to my physician?

If you're experiencing symptoms like stomach pain, diarrhea and blood in the stool, you could be suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Leonard Baidoo, MD, a gastroenterologist at Regional One Health, can help patients reach an accurate diagnosis and the optimal treatment for their condition. Dr. Baidoo is a world-renowned specialist in the treatment of IBD, [...]

2021-12-08T09:14:05-06:00December 8th, 2021|

Colonoscopy 101: Here’s what to expect from this lifesaving screening exam

Colonoscopies are the best tool to prevent colon cancer or catch it in early stages when it is more easily treatable.  Regional One Health gastroenterologist Leonard Baidoo, MD is letting patients know what to expect from this common screening exam, which average-risk people should have starting at age 45. Dr. Baidoo says the test is [...]

2021-09-29T06:56:17-06:00November 16th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: You can take charge of diabetes through proper nutrition and treatment

Diabetes is a chronic condition that requires careful management, but patients whose diabetes is well-controlled can lead normal, healthy lives. Regional One Health offers a variety of providers who specialize in various elements of managing diabetes. Through clinical nutrition, medication, medical management, wound care and more, our team can provide comprehensive care based on each [...]

2021-11-10T08:24:36-06:00November 10th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: When should I have my first colonoscopy?

The American Cancer Society recently updated its recommendation for when average risk patients should have their first colonoscopy, lowering the age from 50 to 45. Dr. Leonard Baidoo, a gastroenterologist at Regional One Health, said colonoscopies are the best way to prevent colon cancer or catch it when it is still treatable. He encourages patients [...]

2021-09-29T06:55:55-06:00November 2nd, 2021|

Ask the Experts: Eat right all day long with our experts’ tips for healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner options

Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team provides education and counseling that help patients improve their health and manage chronic conditions. They focus on helping patients make easy, sustainable changes to their diet. They're offering advice you can use to make each meal of the day healthier. Consistency is important when it comes to a healthy [...]

2021-09-14T07:45:34-06:00September 14th, 2021|
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