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Blog Posts in 2016

Posted on Nov 17, 2016

Roosevelt General Hospital has tapped Bo Beames to lead the transition of leadership as interim CEO. Dr. Leaming, current CEO of RGH, will be stepping down in the beginning of January. “In my experience, things happen for a reason. It’s ...

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Posted on May 04, 2016

Diabetes is not a simple condition. In fact, it is a group of metabolic diseases, not one condition alone. The most common include type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Each of these diseases prevents the body’s pancreas from producing enough insulin or ...

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Posted on May 04, 2016

According to the American Diabetes Association, it is recommended that you have the A1C test administered twice a year, so long as your diabetes is well managed and your blood sugar levels have been consistent. This test can provide valuable insight ...

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Posted on Apr 18, 2016

It isn’t a sexy philanthropy to give to. It’s hard to talk about, and even harder to comprehend. Sexual Assault. They are two words that are synonymous to pain and suffering. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a shining light in a ...

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Posted on Mar 28, 2016

Before you can understand how you can eat food to lower your blood pressure, you’ll have to understand what helps your blood pressure in the first place. While most people know that eating less sodium is a powerful way to increase blood ...

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Posted on Mar 24, 2016

Update The first 2 weeks of the Warrior Wellness Challenge at RGH are ready for you to begin challenging yourself! If you have not done so already, go ahead and print out your booklet. The Warrior booklet will help guide you along your 8 week ...

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Posted on Mar 14, 2016

We’ve all heard it before: regular exercise benefits the heart—increasing its strength and endurance, lowering the possibility of a heart attack. Scientists, doctors, and fitness gurus rarely all agree, but this fact is the exception. The ...

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Posted on Mar 07, 2016

So you’re primed and ready to begin your workout. You’ve got your workout playlist pumping, your shoes are laced up, and you’re in the zone. It’s at this moment most people jump straight into their workout, maybe doing a ...

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Posted on Feb 29, 2016

The History of Dieting Fads Ever since the rise of sedentary jobs and weight-gain from lack of activity, people have been looking for easy, fast ways to lose weight by changing the way they eat. From the Hollywood actress-inspired grapefruit diet in ...

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Posted on Feb 29, 2016

The Warrior Wellness Challenge has arrived at Roosevelt General Hospital. The employees of RGH have accepted the challenge to spend the next 8 weeks working together to lead healthier lifestyles. The WWC is a fun competition where challengers will ...

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