Tag Archive: heart

Feb 20 2014

GSMC hosts Heart Fair

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) recently held its yearly Fair of the Heart celebration to further cardiovascular health throughout East Texas. Those in attendance took advantage of the opportunity to learn how to achieve heart health as well as undergo medical testing for preventive healthcare. Dr. Scott Hunter, MD. is a family medicine doctor affiliated …

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Feb 13 2014

Heart Fair slated

It’s an “A Fair of the Heart” this February, when Good Shepherd Medical Center invites area residents to its annual community health fair events located in Longview and Marshall on Saturday, Feb. 15th and in Linden on February 21st (see times and locations below). Physicians from Good Shepherd Medical Associates will be on hand to …

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Jan 06 2014

This Low-Carb Diet Is Good for You and the Planet:Can you resolve to reduce your fossil-fuel consumption by eating fewer animal products?

2014. A new year. The time to make resolutions. It’s when we all join gyms, sign up for dating sites, and start new diets — only to quit them a few weeks later. If you’re into resolutions, I’ve got one for you to consider: In 2014, try a low-carb diet. Not a low–carb(ohydrate) diet, but …

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May 22 2013

Purpose and possibilities

  It began when I bought him his first pair of cowboy boots. He looked at them lovingly and wore them with great pride. Even to bed. After he fell asleep, I would quietly go into his room and remove them gently not wanting to awaken him. Michael and I “progressed” from the boots to …

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Jun 19 2012

Cardiac fitness

Good Shepherd Medical Center recently launched a Cardiac Fit Camp that is offering a fun way to learn about the heart and most important of all, how to keep it in tip-top shape. Cardiac Fit Camp is a new eight week heart health program where Dr. Terry Gerber, cardiologist, is leading the program, which works …

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Apr 10 2012

Understanding the Glycemic Index

By Caty Millburg- Nutrition Expert Clean eating doesn’t have to be agonizing. By making a few adjustments and substitution, most of us can be well on our way to a healthier lifestyle.  Familiarizing ourselves with the Glycemic Index is often a great place to start.  The glycemic index is a measure of how quickly certain …

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Mar 27 2012

Shaking the salt habit

By Caty Millburg-Nutrition Expert             Salt has become a dirty word for many individuals recently, but how much do we really know about why sodium and salt have such a negative connotation?  Although many American diets consist of excess sodium intake, there is in fact a certain amount that our bodies need, and there is …

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Feb 28 2012

Dancing for the heart

Youngest Clogger, Connor takes the floor with Mom, Tiffany Hall.

Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC) recently hosted one of the biggest health fairs in the region.  It was dubbed “A Fair of the Heart,” and local residents availed themselves of various free health screenings with values up to $100. The screenings included height/weight, complete lipid profile, glucose testing, blood pressure and body fat. Attendees also …

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