Innovative Patient Education

  Early this month, twelve of our patients with a diagnosis of hypertension whose blood pressure (BP) had not been controlled, attended an innovative group visit. The visit had three components.  The first was educational.  Patients were educated about the causes of hypertension and how it can be controlled by Dr. Josh Bettner, one of our 3rd year residents.  The second component involved relaxation and mindfulness led by our integrated behavioral psychologist, Dr. Heather Martens.  Pre and post blood pressure readings demonstrated that the technique significantly reduced BP.  Finally,...

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Open House – September 27

We had a wonderful open house at our clinic on Saturday, September 27.  We had face painting, workout classes, blood pressure screening, fluoride treatments, glucose screenings, “helping hands”, decorate a cookie, free slushies and popcorn, and Bango from the Milwaukee Bucks even showed up to see what all the excitement was...

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Family Care Center’s Garden is Thriving

The Family Care Center’s garden has been soaking up the sun and water and is just thriving.  The plants are doing wonderfully.  The tomatoes are rippening and the peppers and onions are coming in just beautifully.  It is just a great space to relax and have a few moments to yourself. ...

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2014 Advance Practice Nurse Excellence Award – our very own Laura Mesenbrink

Article below from the Medical College of Wisconsin newsletter. Four Advanced Practice Providers honored The fifth annual Advanced Practice Provider (APP) recognition event was held May 8, and more than 160 people attended. The theme, Teamwork in Health Care, was introduced by Tom Haudricourt, the keynote speaker. Haudicourt is a beat writer for the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball team and is currently receiving care at Froedtert Hospital. He used humor and insight to share his personal experiences with receiving care over the last 12 months. “Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of...

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Family FAN Club Presentation noticed at STFM

The Family FAN Club presentation that has been created by Le Santha Naidoo, DO has been noticed at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Conference in San Antonio, Texas in the beginning of May 2014.  Check out the article below that talks all about it.  Well done Dr. Naidoo!...

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Family Care Center Family FAN Club

Family Care Center’s Family FAN (Fitness and Nutrition) Club offers a unique opportunity to improve health and wellness in a relaxed, fun and interactive way.

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