Make foot care part of your diabetes care

Did you know that diabetes affects nearly 30 million people in the United States? Diabetes impacts the body’s ability to make insulin or use it as well as it should. The result is too much blood sugar remains in the blood. High blood sugar can damage many parts of the body including the feet.

Annual mammograms save lives

Did you know that mammograms have helped reduce breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by nearly 40% since 1990? There are differing guidelines and recommendations on when to begin getting mammograms and how often. Mankato Clinic follows the guidelines of the American College of Radiology.

Enara Health Rockstar: Meet Jill!

In 2022, Jill Willette, an IT manager at Mankato Clinic, joined Enara Health. In one year, she lost 53 pounds with a combination of medication, diet and exercise. And she’s keeping it off thanks to Enara Health, a personalized weight loss and management program at Mankato Clinic. “This is a total lifestyle change,” Jill says.  … Continued

What is the nurse-midwife’s role in women’s health?

Lisa Brown and Sue Beavis are the Mankato Clinic nurse-midwife team. The Mankato Clinic has launched a nurse-midwife program to offer women’s health care from adolescence through childbearing years, with a focus on pregnancy, labor and delivery in a clinical and hospital setting. Sue Beavis, APRN, DNP, CNM, and Lisa Brown, APRN, DNP, CNM, are … Continued

Figbromyalgia: Hope & Treatment

Fibromyalgia causes widespread pain, sleep problems, fatigue, and often emotional and mental distress. Carmen shares her story on hope and treatment.