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Nov

Keep Moving to Control Your Diabetes

Joslin Diabetes Center, Affiliate at Raritan Bay-Old Bridge Medical Director Reema Patel, M.D., discusses how exercise is one of the best ways to effectively manage or prevent diabetes. Read full article on issuu.com.

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31
Oct

Raritan Bay Medical Center allows 24-hour visitation for certain departments

Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge and Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy launched a new welcome policy, including open patient visiting hours and a streamlined guest check-in process. The policy is part of Raritan Bay’s focus on Patient- and Family-Centered Care initiative. (The article was also featured on Beckershospitalreview.com and in The Courier News.) Read full […]

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30
Oct

Healthwise: What does snoring have to do with irregular heartbeat?

Raritan Bay Pulmonologist and Sleep Medicine Specialist Andrew R. Freedman, M.D., discusses the connection between sleep apnea, snoring, atrial fibrillation and heart disease. Read full article on mycentraljersey.com.

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30
Oct

Open Visiting Hours Begin at Raritan Bay Medical Center

New welcome policy and open visiting hours are part of a Patient- and Family-Centered Care initiative Hackensack Meridian Health Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge and Raritan Bay Medical Center-Perth Amboy launched a new welcome policy today, including open patient visiting hours and a streamlined guest check-in process.   Families can now visit with their loved ones 24 […]

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27
Oct

You’re middle-aged and your knee hurts…

Medical Director of the Human Motion Institute at Raritan Bay Medical Center Kenneth Swan, Jr., M.D., discusses alleviating knee pain without surgery (and only if appropriate) by making an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon and developing and utilizing the right exercise, diet, and activity regimen with their specialist. Read full article on amboyguardian.com.

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27
Oct

Hospital Team Members Promote Breast Cancer Awareness

Raritan Bay Medical Center-Old Bridge and Raritan Bay-Perth Amboy team members wore pink on October 13 to help promote breast cancer awareness. Photos of team members were published and provided encouragement for individuals to schedule their mammograms at Raritan Bay. (This article was also featured on Centraljersey.com.) Read full article on amboyguardian.com.

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27
Oct

Take the First Step to Fighting Diabetes

American Diabetes Month (November) is about increasing awareness of the disease and to the small changes that can be made to alleviate the symptoms. Diabetes occurs when the connection between sugar in the blood and insulin (produced by the pancreas) are broken. Insulin is supposed to take the sugar out of the blood and bring […]

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27
Oct

Keep Moving to Control Your Diabetes

Exercise is one of the best ways to help keep your diabetes under control.  Exercise is important for everyone, and if you have diabetes, regular activity can make you feel better and help prevent complications. Exercise provides a variety of health benefits, including; helping your body use insulin better, lowering your blood glucose, blood pressure […]

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27
Oct

You’re Middle-Aged and Your Knee Hurts…

So, you’re 51 years old, otherwise healthy, but your knee’s not feeling right and it’s hurting your golf game.  Or, you’re 63, a little over weight, and you’d like to “get back in shape,” but your knee pain stops you from working out, even from going on neighborhood walks. Perhaps, you were “fine,” until your […]

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27
Oct

Follow ‘Restaurant Rules’ for Weight Loss

Is eating out your diet downfall? Getting together with friends is fun, but a tempting menu can quickly derail your weight loss efforts.  It helps to follow a few simple restaurant rules to stay on the calorie track.  First, choose a restaurant that offers healthier fare. Japanese, Thai and other Asian cuisines are usually vegetable-based […]

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