Deaconess Healthier U Walk
Evansville Department of Parks & Recreation
Evansville In Motion (maps)
Evansville Trails Coalition
Vanderburgh Health Department "Weigh Down" program
By Lu Weil, Injury Prevention Coordinator, Deaconess Regional Trauma Center
Walking is one of the best things we can do to stay healthy, but only if we put safety first. We are seldom more vulnerable than when walking. It is important to pay attention to what is going on around us.
By Jessica Martin, Deaconess Registered Dietitian, Clinical Dietitian
Summer is in full swing! Its presence surrounds you with the warmth of the sun and humidity in the air, children enjoying outdoor activities, outdoor grilling, and the wonderful fruits and vegetables the season has to offer.
William R. Smith MD, Family Medicine, Deaconess Clinic Downtown
In Part One (link?) of this article, I discussed making the most of your doctor’s visit, the dangers of tobacco, the benefits of exercise and sleep, and how you can best monitor your salt intake.
William R. Smith MD, Family Medicine, Deaconess Clinic Downtown
June is Men’s Health Month, a time for men to reflect on ways they can better care for themselves to be at their best for themselves and their families.
If you could ask your doctor what he or she wishes you would do to protect your health, you’d probably get many answers.
Dr. Jung Smith, Family Medicine, Deaconess Clinic Mary Street
If you've not been physically active, you may be wondering how to get started. For many people, walking offers a great way to become more active. And Deaconess is getting ready to begin our annual Healthier U Walk series—see the schedule and more at www.deaconess.com/walk.
Terry Gehlhausen, DO Deaconess Clinic Family Medicine, Oakland City
People who follow a few simple steps to improve their health have less cancer and heart disease compared to other Americans, and their overall death rate is significantly reduced compared to other people under age 65. Here are ten choices you can make that will lead to a longer and healthier life:
By Dr. Lori Sieboldt, Bariatrician; Carolyn Burns, Dietitian; Sarah Bishop and Jennifer Knight, Exercise Specialists, all from Deaconess Weight Loss Solutions
Weight loss is a common topic this time of year, but the best-laid plans for New Year’s resolutions can go by the wayside if you try to take on too much at once! There are several small changes to your nutrition and physical activity to implement over the coming days, weeks and even months to help you reach your weight loss goals
By Terry Gehlhausen, MD Deaconess Clinic Family Medicine, Oakland City
Feel better in a year, month, day, even minute! These are simple tips that can lead to increased health and improve your quality of life.
Dr. Emily Krajec, Family Medicine, Deaconess Clinic Princeton
Summer months naturally lend themselves to clean eating. It’s important to know how to take advantage of this. Summer also brings cookouts, traveling, and family vacations. It is possible to continue clean eating by remembering a few tips and tricks.
My name is Sandy, and I am a gastric bypass patient of Deaconess Weight Loss Solutions. I underwent surgery in September 2014 and am 116 pounds lighter than I was a year ago! I’m so excited to share my story. If I can help and inspire someone in the same way that I’ve been inspired by this process and the staff at Deaconess Weight Loss Solutions, then I’ll have made a difference.
Dr. Emily Krajec, Deaconess Clinic Family Medicine
Do you feel like food controls you? Are you looking for a solution to weight issues or to your overall health? Are you exercising but not seeing or feeling the results you want? If so, I want to share with you about eating clean.
According to recent studies, it’s believed that up to 1/3 of cancers can be prevented through specific actions and lifestyle modifications. Learn what the four most preventable cancers are and what you can do to lower your risk.
Dr. Mark Graves, Deaconess Clinic Internal Medicine
According to the CDC, more than one third of American adults are obese. Since the obesity epidemic began, Americans have tried an endless amount of techniques to drop extra pounds. From group meetings to home delivered meals to medically supervised weight loss, the battle of the bulge has yet to be conquered. The onslaught of programs, clinics and plans has left us confused and, more importantly, still obese.
A new year can mean new resolutions, but what’s the best way to set realistic goals you can actually accomplish? Read on for some useful tips and direction to keep your resolutions, reach your goals, and have a new year that’s happy and healthy.
Family dinners and holiday parties are just around the corner. If you don’t have a plan for balancing food choices with enjoying the festivities, you may find yourself really frustrated. Try these 9 tips for making healthy holiday choices and you may find yourself having a Happy New Year
The winds of autumn are upon us, and they have already blown away the heat and humidity of summer. It's time to prepare for a new season, and the same applies to your health.
Like so many people, Polly struggled with my weight for years, trying many diets only to lose some weight and regain it, and more. At her heaviest, she actually weighed over 300 pounds.
Dietary changes will reduce your risk of breast, colon, and prostate cancers, and also reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease by up to 80%! Read this blog for seven “guidelines” to give your body a “tune up.”
I want to help anyone reading this know more about how eating habits and activity levels can impact weight loss. The first point to make, which is what the rest of this conversation will be about, is that weight loss is a matter of taking in fewer calories than you use during the day.
Take Shape for Life is a new program at Deaconess Weight Loss Solutions. This is an effective, relatively-easy way for people to lose weight—in a non-surgical program. Many people don’t qualify for or NEED weight loss surgery, but instead would benefit from a medically-directed weight loss program.
Dr. Christopher Haughn, Bariatric Surgeon at Deaconess Weight Loss Solutions discusses the types of surgical weight loss methods performed at Deaconess. Learn more about: Gastric bypass, Sleeve gastrectomy and LapBand.
Health Risks of Obesity
Obesity in Children