Tag: health

Dr. Ryan Kretzer October 22

Phyllis Ketring “Oh, my aching back!” Those words have been spoken by about 80 percent of the adults in this country. When conservative back treatments like physical therapy or medications fail, surgery may be considered as an option for pain relief. What happens when surgery doesn’t relieve the pain or new pain occurs? Spinal fusion…

Could your genes be the key to fitting into your jeans?

Nancy Teeter, RDN Many people struggle to maintain a healthy weight and genetic research may be providing answers as to why the one-size-fits-all model of nutritional guidance doesn’t work. The study of gene-diet interactions forms the emerging science known as nutritional genomics (nutrigenomics). One of the things nutritional genomics aims to understand is why some…

Stroke/Neurological Support Group

  Please come. It’s important to come to our meeting of caregivers and loved ones who are going through the emotional, physical time of caring for those loved ones suffering from stroke, MS, dementia, Alzheimer’s and any other neurological disorder. Caregivers can find themselves giving mental, emotional, physical support all day, every day, without recharging.…

Confused and overwhelmed? Medicare seminar October 24

Don Jensen Medicare Open Enrollment is October 15 to December 7. With 40 Medicare Advantage plans, 11 Medicare Supplement plans (also known as Medigap plans) and 50 prescription drug plans to choose from, how can you know the best one for you? The objective of this seminar is to make Medicare options crystal clear, so…

Mini-lectures at tennis pavilion during health fair

Mini-lectures have become a favorite activity at the Health Fair. These three presenters will speak at the Tennis Pavilion. Shuttles will make a special stop near the pavilion. Dr. Mohammed Dardari SaddleBrooke, 9:30 a.m. Dr. Dardari recently joined the Northwest Allied physicians’ team at SaddleBrooke. His education is a perfect fit for our community. He completed…

Excitement builds for health fair

Phyliss Ketring The SaddleBrooke Health Fair is Saturday, October 13 from 9:00 a.m.–noon, at the SaddleBrooke One clubhouse. Parking will be at MountainView with luxury coaches shuttling between MountainView and SaddleBrooke One. Shuttles run until 1:30 p.m. allowing time for lunch at the Road Runner. Parking for golf carts and cars with handicap stickers is…

Medicare alphabet soup – AEP and OEP

Leah Kari, CMR, Medicare Health Insurance Products Broker “If I knew I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.” Eubie Blake, Composer, lyricist and pianist of ragtime, jazz and popular music died in 1983 at age 96. Selecting the Medicare healthcare coverage that helps you take the best care…

Health Fair approaches

  The SaddleBrooke Health Fair is Saturday, October 13, 9:00 a.m.–noon, at the SaddleBrooke One clubhouse. Parking will be at MountainView with luxury coaches shuttling between MountainView and SaddleBrooke One. Shuttles run until 1:30 p.m. allowing time for lunch at the Road Runner. Parking for golf carts and cars with handicap stickers is at SaddleBrooke…

Health Night Out presents Sanjay Ramakumar August 27

Phyllis Ketring Oklahoma native Dr. Sanjay Ramakumar completed medical school at the University of Missouri, Kansas City in 1994. He completed his internship and residency at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, MN in 2000 and then continued to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD where he completed his Fellowship…