Area Diabetics Attended Free Event at Silver Cross Nov. 10
New Lenox, IL (November 14, 2012)-The Silver Cross Diabetes Center, one of the area’s first American Diabetes Association’s recognized quality comprehensive diabetes management program, welcomed 197 participants to the annual Diabetes Fall Festival on Saturday, November 10.
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Dr. Luke Cho and Dr. Constance Marks will host a free education program on Women & Pelvic Problems on December 3
New Lenox, IL (Nov. 12, 2012)— Pelvic prolapsed affects 1 in 2 women who have experienced vaginal birth, a hysterectomy or obesity. It is estimated that nearly 50% of all women between the ages of 50 and 79 have some form of prolapse.
Risk for Home Fires High on Thanksgiving
Silver Cross Hospital Offers Tips to Celebrate Holiday Safely
New Lenox, IL (November 13, 2012)— More than double the amount of home fires occur on Thanksgiving Day than an average day according to the U.S. Fire Administration. In fact, each year over 4,000 fires occur on Thanksgiving Day.
Silver Cross Performs First Robotic Single-Incision Gallbladder Removal in Will County
New Lenox, IL (November 9, 2012)— Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, performed the area’s first da Vinci®Single-Site™ Cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal surgery) on Nov. 1, 2012. Using robotic assistance, Dr. R.A. Gamagami, board certified general surgeon, and a surgical team at Silver Cross removed the patient’s gallbladder through a tiny one-inch incision in the belly button, leaving only a small, nearly invisible scar.
Dr. Mark Danielson Elected to Silver Cross Hospital Board of Directors
New Lenox, IL (Nov. 9, 2012)—Mark Danielson, M.D., has been appointed to the Silver Cross Hospital Board of Directors.