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The Keto Diet—The Facts, How It Works, Is It Safe?
Mary Ann Bieker, MD, Internal Medicine, Deaconess Clinic Downtown
Americans seem to try one trendy diet after another. Recently, a low carbohydrate diet called Ketogenic (Keto) has gained popularity.
Importance of a Health Care Representative
Dr. Anna Dauer, Medical Director, Deaconess Palliative Care
Here at Deaconess, people make decisions on others’ behalf every single day. Sometimes the situation is sudden, such as after a car crash. In other situations, a family member has been in a gradual decline. But in all circumstances it can be a difficult time, so having the right information, with the desired decision-makers, is crucial.