Happy Holidays from the All Saints Family Medicine Residency

Happy Holidays from the All Saints Family Medicine...

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Sharing Holiday Cheer!

This year our residents combined a Holiday party with a parenting class for community families. The Holidays and parenting can be a challenge and since we have seen the impact our parenting classes are making on local families, we wanted to share some skills to help everyone enjoy their Holidays. While the parents learned some new practical parenting skills, the kids got to decorate and eat cookies and make their own ornaments. Santa and his elves arrived and shared a gift with each child. The day was filled with smiles and warm cookies. Thanks to our residents and staff for sharing their...

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Happy Halloween!

This year our residents organized an extra spooky Halloween celebration at the Family Care Center. We had a great turn out from the community with kids and families taking part in the spooky events.

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Family Care Center’s Holiday Celebration

Once again the Family Care Center was transformed into a holiday setting. While our staff works together every day, we wanted to take the opportunity to celebrate the Holidays together. With Christmas music playing in the background, we shared delicious food, beverages and good cheer. Thanks to all who helped put the event together. We are truly blessed with wonderful people who come together to appreciate one another and to care for our community. [Show as...

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Playoff Pay Back

The NFL football play-offs generated a bet between our own Dr. Beth Damitz (an ardent Lions fan) and residency coordinator Julie Delahaut (a rabid Packers fan). The winner of the Packer/Lions game would be free to decorate the loser’s office door. The decorations would need to be retained until the winner’s team was eliminated from the play-offs. Julie’s victory was complete and she decorated Dr. Damitz’s door with gusto. Dr. Damitz is reminded of her folly whenever she enters her...

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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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