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How elimination diets work

You could keep this record in a journal or on your phone or download a food tracking app. During your elimination diet, it should be your only lifestyle change in progress. The premise is simple, but many people find abstaining completely from foods that have been a common part of their diet a veritable challenge.… Read More »

“Heroes Work Here:” Never More True at Angel Medical Center Than During the Pandemic Year

Karen Gorby By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE It’s May, and as we enjoy a beautiful spring — as well as the chance to get out and about more since we have been fortunate to have access to the COVID-19 vaccine — it promises to be quite different than last year’s. Twelve… Read More »

Does my diet affect blood work

Sometimes my doctor tells me it’s okay to eat before a blood test, and sometimes it isn’t. Why is that? Actually, fasting affects the results of very few blood tests. For example, measurements of kidney, liver, and thyroid function, as well as blood counts, are not influenced by fasting. However, fasting is required before commonly… Read More »