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Don’t Let Snow, Cold Temps Give You a Heart Attack This Winter

01/06/2011 | Cardiovascular

INDIANAPOLIS - Reports indicate last month was the third snowiest December on record in Indianapolis and, if that’s any indication of the weather to come this season, a local physician says Hoosiers better start training now to remove future snow. During snow shoveling, the heart beats faster, blood vessels dilate and the level of stress hormones increase. All of these factors can combine to cause a heart attack in a high-risk person - someone with coronary heart disease, high blood pressure,…

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Recipes from “Food for Life” Category for post-Weight Loss Surgery Patients!

01/06/2011 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Here is a great recipe from the last category for post-weight loss surgery patients who have graduated to "Food for Life". LOW FAT SAUSAGE AND PINK LADY CASSEROLE (courtesy of Ingredients 4 extra lean low or half-fat sausages Fry Light cooking spray 1 red onion, finely sliced 1 large sprig rosemary, leaves only 2 Pink Lady apples, cut into wedges 1 tbsp cranberry sauce (optional) 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard 200ml vegetable stock salt and freshly ground black pepper Method…

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More Bariatric and Weight Loss Surgery Definitions

01/05/2011 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

As you may remember, we posted some definitions and terms a couple of weeks ago in hopes that those who are new to our blog/website will be able to find the information they are looking for. Today, I'd like to post a few definitions for the different types of weight loss surgery. If you have any questions on what type of weight loss surgery options Clarian Bariatrics offers, feel free to check out our "Types of Weight Loss Surgery" page on our website, or contact us at 317-275-7010. Gastric Bypass:…

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Great “Fluid” Recipe for Post-Weight Loss Surgery Patients!

01/04/2011 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

As we mentioned before, post-weight loss surgery patients have different diets to follow after their bariatric surgery. Those food categories can be broken down into three different groups, with "Fluids" being the first type of food category to follow immediately after weight loss surgery. Always check with your physician to see what types of foods you are allowed to eat. For those following a "fluids" diet, here is a great recipe to try! RED THAI PUMPKIN SOUP (courtesy of…

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Simon Family Tower Designed with “The World Around Riley” Theme

01/03/2011 | CommunityAnnouncements

INDIANAPOLIS - Riley Hospital for Children may be located in Indianapolis but come January, patients and their families will find a whole new world at Riley. When Riley opens the first phase of its new Simon Family Tower, an array of ecosystems will come to life. Designed with a theme of "The World Around Riley," the Simon Family Tower has inpatient units decorated as tropical rainforests, beaches, oceans, forests and mountains - each with colors, textures, furniture and art to…

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Brownsburg Native Becomes One of Only Neuro-oncologists in State

01/03/2011 | Treatments & ServicesCancer

INDIANAPOLIS - Brownsburg native Dr. Stephanie Wagner has returned to her Hoosier roots to practice medicine with Clarian Neuroscience and the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center. Dr. Wagner, one of only two neuro-oncologists in Indiana - both of whom are affiliated with Clarian Health, the Indiana Clinic and Indiana University School of Medicine - will serve as the co-medical director for IU School of Medicine's neuro-oncology program based at both the IU Simon Cancer Center…

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Fast Facts from Obesity Action Coalition

01/03/2011 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Fast Facts... The recommended amount of dietary fiber is 20 to 35 grams per day. Most Americans get less than half of this amount every day. A 2005 study that followed around 150 individuals affected by excess weight and obesity with osteoarthritis found that a weight-loss of 5 percent brought about an average 18 percent improvement in osteoarthritis symptoms, including reduced pain and improved joint function. The relative risks of hypertension in women who gained 10-22 pounds and those that gained…

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IndyStar article with Dr. Ditslear: Gastric Bypass with Da Vinci Robot

01/02/2011 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Check out today's Indy Star article with Dr. Ditslear! Robot and surgeon are an effective team -Shari Rudavski Dr. John Ditslear is a surgeon with Clarian Bariatrics. More and more, robots are entering the operating room. Surgeons partner with the little robotic guys with thin arms to perform cancer, gynecologic and kidney surgeries. Now a robot can help surgeons with gastric-bypass operations, which resize the stomach to limit food consumption and cause weight loss. Last fall, Dr. John Ditslear,…

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Recipe of the Week: Turkey Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

01/02/2011 | WellnessBariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Turkey Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms 1 package turkey breakfast sausage 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano 3 ounces freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon fresh grated garlic OR garlic powder 1 (8-ounce package) light or nonfat cream cheese, room temperature 1 large egg yolk 24 large (about 2-inch-diameter) mushrooms, stemmed 1/3 cup white wine 1.) Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray an 15×10x2-inch glass baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside. 2.)…

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LRHS to be named Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital


Name will officially change in early 2011 Effective early 2011, La Porte Regional Health System (LRHS) will be named Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital. The name change is part of a larger effort to establish a new identity that better aligns with Clarian Health’s, soon to be Indiana University Health’s, vision to provide one standard of care. Clarian Health announced its statewide system name change to IU Health in May. This change results from Clarian Health’s most significant…

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