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Stephanie Yingling

Local Mom Appreciates PAH Family Maternity Suites Delivery Approach

Even an experienced mother can feel unsure of herself and her body in the wake of delivering twins. 

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Keith Snyder

Cardiac Rehab Becomes Lifelong Benefit for Lincoln Man

Three days a week, from 6 – 7 a.m., you’ll find Keith Snyder working out at the rehabilitation center at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital (ALMH).

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David Amos

Taylorville Memorial Hospital ED Makes All the Difference in Stroke Patient’s Outcome

Kincaid resident David Amos, 57, hadn’t set foot in a doctor’s office in 32 years. The day of his stroke started normally – until he went to step out of his work truck at a dry wall finishing job in Edinburg.

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Jennifer Hodgerson

Breastfeeding resources and expertise make all the difference.

Jennifer Hodgerson, 34, had never heard of tongue/lip ties in newborns prior to the arrival of her first child, Karl, five years ago.

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Kathy

Accountability Helps Kathy on her Weight Loss Journey

Memorial Weight Loss & Wellness helped Kathy cope with her emotions surrounding food, which had sabotaged previous weight-loss attempts.

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Charlie Kuntzman

Diabetes Self-Management Class Inspires Important Health Changes

The 82-year-old diabetic, who had retired as an investigative analyst in 1995 from the FBI after 40 years of service, was gaining weight, taking four high blood pressure medications daily and drinking nearly a 12-pack of diet soda each day. Normally an upbeat person, he was turning into a nervous wreck.

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Jane

Improving Your Quality of Life

Jane enrolled in the Patient Optimization program at Memorial Weight Loss & Wellness Center to prepare for orthopedic surgery.

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Tom

The Patient Optimization Program led to the Best Possible Outcome.

For Tom, learning about healthy eating habits was key to losing weight. When he began the program, his mobility was limited due to pain. He grew to love water exercises, and continues to work out in the pool six days a week.

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Jacob

Overall Lifestyle Change for the Memorial Weight Loss & Wellness Center First Patient

Jacob was one of the first patients in the medical weight-loss program at Memorial Weight Loss & Wellness Center.

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Lindsay

Bariatric surgery helped patient take control of her health

Stress, emotional eating and depression added up to weight gain for Lindsay, who at her heaviest was 399 pounds. But in January 2016, she made the decision to take control of her health with exercise and a nutritious diet.

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