Healthy Dose

Health articles and features from New Hanover Regional Medical Center and the NHRMC Physician Group.

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Diabetes Education Classes Help One Woman Get Back on Track

July 23, 2021
After Angela Metts' oldest son died and she discovered she was borderline diabetic, NHRMC's...
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Blessing Bags Give Homeless Patients Access to Basic Personal Care Items

July 21, 2021
Tia Edgar, RN, still remembers the one patient who prompted her to create what she calls blessing...
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Understanding Basics of Medicare Advantage

June 28, 2021
Understanding some basics about Medicare Advantage can help make choosing the right health...
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Minimally Invasive Heart Procedure Leaves Patient Feeling ‘Five Years Younger’

June 02, 2021
Undergoing a transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR, procedure was “quite...
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Strides in Stroke Care

May 19, 2021
by: NHRMC
NHRMC continues to improve its care of stroke patients by increasing access to treatments and...
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NHRMC Structural Heart Program Offers Alternatives to Open Heart Surgery and Reduces Stroke Risk for AFib Patients

May 19, 2021
by: NHRMC
Minimally invasive procedures are being offered through the NHRMC Structural Heart program,...
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Medication-Assisted Treatment Helps Substance Use Patients Live a Healthier Life

May 13, 2021
by: NHRMC
For people with substance use disorders like Wendy Greer, medication-assisted treatment can help...
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These Tips Can Help Lower Your Blood Sugar Levels

April 07, 2021
by: NHRMC
Keeping their blood sugar levels in a normal range is one of the most important things someone...
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Medicare and Medicare Advantage Enrollment Periods: Know When to Sign Up

March 30, 2021
Understanding the different enrollment periods makes it easier to know when to sign up for an...
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