The holidays can be a difficult time for couples who are having trouble conceiving a baby. Get-togethers filled with little ones, seeing pregnant friends and family members, even commercials and holiday specials can make couples feel sad or disheartened.
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.
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.
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
Evidence shows that social media use is linked to an increase in depression and anxiety in adolescents and teenagers.
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
Fibromyalgia causes widespread pain, sleep problems, fatigue, and often emotional and mental distress. Carmen shares her story on hope and treatment.
“My diabetes is more like a flowing river instead of a mountain range now,” Carmen says.
May is Osteoporosis & Prevention Awareness Month.
As we age, bone density screening tests are important to do because osteoporosis and low bone density increases the risk of fractures and breaks with falls.