In the Jan/Feb 2010 Issue

A healthy new year starts with a visit to your primary care physician.

Key Service Lines Achieve “Best Rated” Status for Outstanding Clinical Care

Floyd Memorial has received “Best Rated” Status for outstanding clinical care in the areas of Cardiovascular Services and Surgery, Overall Pulmonary Care, and Gastrointestinal Services, Procedures and Care.

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What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic Syndrome can exacerbate weight gain and complicate weight loss. Insulin resistance is a primary feature, as are high blood pressure and disorders of the fats in the blood.

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The Powerful Connection Between Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease

Obesity is reaching epidemic levels in the United States and there are plenty of studies that show it greatly increases cardiovascular risk. But just how does it affect a person’s heart and arteries? Syed Raza, MD, is a board certified interventional cardiologist at Floyd Memorial’s Heart & Vascular Center. Here, he helps explain several ways [...]

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Let Floyd Memorial’s Weight Management Center Help You Lose Weight and Keep it Off

Floyd Memorial Weight Management Center offers several services to help you lose weight and keep it off.

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Reality Check: How Reasonable Are Your New Year’s Weight-Loss Goals?

Weight loss and maintenance is a complex process. Set attainable goals and commit to the process of being healthier.

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Physician News

Two Floyd Memorial Physicians Voted “Best in Floyd County”, Floyd Memorial Physician Voted “Best in Washington County”, and meet the new 2010 Chief of Staff and Vice Chief of Staff

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Wishing You a Healthy New Year…and a Visit to Your Primary Care Physician

A primary care physician is an often overlooked but crucial member of your personal health care team.

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Know the Facts About Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is a neurologic sensory-motor disorder that is characterized by an overwhelming urge to move the legs when they are at rest. RLS can severely disrupt a patient’s sleeping pattern.

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Donors’ Dollars at Work in the Community

Floyd Memorial’s Healthier Community Initiative (HCI) is committed to the health and wellness of our community. HCI is funded by the Floyd Memorial Foundation.

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New Additions to Floyd Memorial’s Administrative Team

Floyd Memorial’s administrative team is pleased to welcome Kevin J. Inman, RN, as vice president of nursing services and chief nursing officer, and Kathy Troutman, MSM, in the position of vice president of physician services.

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Floyd Memorial Welcomes Two New Board Members

The Floyd County Commissioners recently appointed two new community members to serve on Floyd Memorial’s Board of Trustees. James McCullough, Jr., MD, and M. Diane Murphy will begin their tenure on January 1, 2010.

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