Holy Spirit News

October Cardiac Support Group to Focus on Diabetes

Posted: October 2nd, 2012

Holy Spirit Hospital has teamed up with cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and health professionals to provide cardiac health education, as well as group support to patients, their families, and caregivers to promote lifelong heart healthy living.

Read More | 0 comments

One-on-one Diabetes Education Now Being Offered at Carlisle Center

Posted: September 21st, 2012

Holy Spirit Diabetes Services is now offering individualized diabetes education at the Holy Spirit Carlisle Center. Mona Lemanski, RD, certified diabetes educator and licensed dietitian and nutritionist, will provide one-on-one education for people with pre-diabetes and diabetes. A physician’s referral is needed. Most insurance plans are accepted. To schedule a one-hour appointment, please contact Holy Spirit Diabetes Services at 763-2466.

Read More | 0 comments

Coventry HealthAmerica and Holy Spirit Health System partner to improve care for chronic illnesses

Posted: July 25th, 2012

Coventry HealthAmerica, a Coventry Health Care plan, and Holy Spirit Health System have formed a new physician partnership program that will improve management of diseases and access to care for Coventry HealthAmerica members, particularly those who suffer from chronic illnesses. The goal of the program, which Holy Spirit has successfully offered to other patients, is to improve patient health and quality of care. This will result in the added benefit of decreasing the need for emergency room visits and hospitalization for patients with chronic conditions, such as diabetes and congestive heart failure.

Read More | 0 comments

LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System Now Offered by Kunkel Surgical Group

Posted: April 20th, 2012

The Kunkel Surgical Group, Carlisle and Camp Hill, has added the LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding System to its array of surgical services. Drs. J. Bret DeLone, Richard Griffiths, and Paul Kunkel now perform this minimally invasive procedure at Holy Spirit Hospital.

Read More | 0 comments

Holy Spirit Hosts “Women on the Alert for Diabetes:

Posted: March 16th, 2012

Holy Spirit Diabetes Services and Spirit of Women are presenting “Women on the Alert for Diabetes: Snack Attack” on Thursday, April 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Holy Spirit Hospital’s Auditorium.  Suzanne Nesmith, RN, BSN, M.Ed., CDE, diabetes educator, will help attendees learn how to use portion control and make snacks part of your meal planning. Diabetic-friendly snacks are included.

Read More | 0 comments

“Taste of Sugar” Support Group Meetings Offered

Posted: March 7th, 2012

Holy Spirit Diabetes Services offers a free monthly support group for people with pre-diabetes, Type 2 diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and their families. “A Taste of Sugar” meets on the second Monday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. in Wegman’s conference room. No registration is necessary.  For more information, please contact Holy Spirit Diabetes Services at 763-2466.

Read More | 0 comments

Learn about the Link Between Diabetes and Heart Disease at "Taste of Sugar" Support Group in February

Posted: January 23rd, 2012

Holy Spirit Diabetes Services offers a free monthly support group for people with pre-diabetes, Type 2 diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and their families. “A Taste of Sugar” meets on the second Monday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. in Wegman’s conference room.

Read More | 0 comments

Learn about Diabetic Foot and Leg Problems at "Taste of Sugar" Support Group in March

Posted: January 23rd, 2012

Holy Spirit Diabetes Services offers a free monthly support group for people with pre-diabetes, Type 2 diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and their families. “A Taste of Sugar” meets on the second Monday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. in Wegman’s conference room.

Read More | 0 comments

Spirited Hearts Cardiac Support Group to Meet in October

Posted: October 10th, 2011

Holy Spirit Hospital has teamed up with cardiologists and cardiac surgeons to provide cardiac health education, as well as group support to patients, their families, and caregivers to promote lifelong heart healthy living.

Read More | 0 comments