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Hypertension is a common and dangerous condition that affects about 1 in 3 adults in the US. Only about half (47%) of these people have their high blood pressure under control. Hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries is elevated. High blood pressure is a sign that the heart and blood vessels are overworked.
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Silver Cross/BMI Surgery is the First in Illinois to offer ReShape™ non-surgical Weight Loss Procedure
New dual balloon technology proven to provide more than twice the weight loss of diet and exercise alone
New Lenox, IL (Nov. 24, 2015) - BMI Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital is the first in Illinois to offer the ReShape™ Integrated Dual Balloon System, an FDA approved, first-of-its-kind non-surgical weight loss procedure for people with mild to moderate obesity. ReShape provides a new option for adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 to 40 and a related health condition who haven’t succeeded at diet and exercise alone and do not want or qualify for bariatric surgery.
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
New Lenox, IL (December 8, 2015) — Cristina Baumker, M.D., board certified pediatric hospitalist physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Baumker attended medical school at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood. She completed a pediatrics residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center, and a neonatology fellowship at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine. Her office is located with Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Silver Cross Hospital Earned an ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Leapfrog’s Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score
Silver Cross Hospital has been recognized for its dedication to patient safety by being awarded an A grade in the Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from preventable medical errors, injuries and infections within the hospital.
- St. Ann’s Religious Education Students Donate Blankets to Pediatric Patients at Silver Cross Hospital
- Childerguild Raises over $160,000 for Silver Cross at Annual Ball
- Silver Cross Sleep Disorders Center Receives Accreditation
- Silver Cross/BMI Surgery is the First in Illinois to offer ReShape™ non-surgical Weight Loss Procedure