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HEALTH CARE
GUIDE
AUGUST 15, 2012
Page 2 HUMBOLDT REMINDER HEALTH GUIDE, Humboldt, Iowa, Wednesday, August 15, 2012
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• All Women’s Health Care • Pregnancies • Gynecological Surgeries
• Abnormal Bleeding • Incontinence • Sexual Dysfunction
• Pelvic Prolapse
Consultations & Surgical Services Available. No Referral Necessary.
Appointments Available at Humboldt Co. Memorial Hospital Specialty Clinics
“Our specialty
is women’s
health. It’s
all we do.”
Daniel M. Gabrielson
DO, FACOOG, OB/GYN
Krista Hartwig
Women’s Health
Nurse Practitioner/ARNP
Emily Hill-Engstler
DO, OB/GYN
More than 6,700 men and
women have enjoyed their
retirement on the continuing
care retirement community
campus. Approximately 400
residents call Friendship Ha-
ven home. As one of the eldest
regions in the state, Northwest
Iowa will face a significant
challenge. Recognizing the fu-
ture needs, the community has
created a plan to put cutting-
edge ideas into practice and to
continue to provide the best in
senior housing services.
The not-for-profit organi-
zation offers a full spectrum
of choices including indepen-
dent town home and apart-
ment style living, traditional
and memory support assisted
living, traditional and mem-
ory support nursing care,
short-stay skilled rehabilita-
tive therapy, adult day care
services and personalized
home care. The amenities are
only part of the equation for
the dynamic lifestyle which
promotes a wellness philoso-
phy engaging the six dimen-
sions of wellness: physical,
intellectual, social, emotion-
al, and vocational.
Experience a New Style of
Living at Friendship Haven
– River Ridge Apartments
Redesign your future life-
style by breaking new ground
on a solid foundation, build-
ing friendships, and enjoying
unshakable support.
- Three-story apartment
building
- Studio and one-bedroom
apartments
- Choice-based services
• First floor dining room
Friendship Haven –
Living the Dream Today, Preparing for Challenges of Tomorrow
offering Noon meal plus
continental breakfast
• Stove/refrigerator
• Weekly housekeeping
• Utilities including cable
television
• Building and grounds
maintenance
• 24-hour emergency re-
sponse
• Continuum of care
• Recreation, social, learn-
ing, volunteering and
spiritual opportunities
• Transportation
• Award-winning wellness
program-fitness studio,
classes, gym equipment,
swimming pool and Ja-
cuzzi
• Daily wellness check
• Campus security
• Use of laundry facilities
• Security of nurse and
staff dedicated to this as-
sisted living area
Also available:
• Personal training, park-
ing garage, travel oppor-
tunities, chore services,
beauty/barber services,
massage therapy, phar-
macy and more!
To see how the future’s
taking shape at Friendship
Haven, call (515) 573-6000
to reframe your personal
blueprint. River Ridge Apart-
ments will be opening this
fall with residents moving
into the building beginning
in September.
Revitalized Campus Will
Offer a New Health Center
Tompkins health Center
opened in 1965. It has served
residents well and staff is
continuing a tradition of ex-
ceptional care, but it is time
to replace the building that
was designed as a geriatric
hospital. The new build-
ing will support employee’s
commitment to resident cen-
tered care and bring fami-
lies, visitors and staff into
engaging and lifestyles that
have proven to help residents
thrive. The atmosphere in a
new health center environ-
ment will be much more wel-
coming and warm.
• 96 Large, private resident
rooms and bathrooms,
tailored with everyday
comforts and personal
favorites
• Living room areas in each
household
• Eat-in kitchen and dining
rooms
• Outdoor spaces
• Family lounges
• Creativity spaces to pur-
sue passions with faith
and purpose
A new rehabilitation area
is planned in conjunction with
the new health center. It will
house a gym, exercise area
and treatment suites for thera-
pies. A specialized short-term
skilled stay neighborhood
is also planned. Complet-
ing Friendship Haven’s new
health center amenities will
be a neighborhood style area
devoted to residents with Al-
zheimer’s –related diseases.
This ground floor space in-
cludes easy access to a secure
outdoor space.
Fully Integrated and Con-
nected Campus
A goal
for years at
Fri endshi p
Haven will
be incorpo-
rated and is
a tremen-
dous benefit
of this proj-
ect. People
will be able
to walk from
K e n y o n
Place to the
new nursing
home with-
out ever go-
ing outside
in the extreme Iowa weather.
The design also includes
construction of a main cam-
pus entrance. The entry and
connecting link will offer a
guest information desk, café
area, gift shop, employee and
volunteer training classroom,
conference room and offices.
Located at 420 Kenyon
Road in Fort Dodge, Friend-
ship Haven is a partnering
neighbor to Trinity Regional
Medical Center and Iowa
Central Community College.
Whether in an independent,
assisted, nursing home or
memory support neighbor-
hood on campus – Friendship
Haven is dedicated to making
sure each and every resident
lives full lives with faith, pas-
sion and purpose.
Tremain Architects & Planners, Ltd.
FRIENDSHIP HAVEN
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FLOOR PLAN
HE A LT H C E NT E R | F ORT DODGE I OWA
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Administrative Link
Includes new front entry and administrative offices
Back of House
Includes kitchen, physical therapy,
stafff break room, and loading dock
Bather
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom
Bedroom Bedroom Bedroom Bedroom
Bedroom Bedroom Bedroom Bedroom Bedroom
Bedroom Bedroom
Bath Bath Bath Bath
Bath Bath
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Bath
Lounge Lounge
Restorative Therapy
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Bath Bath
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Stairs
Bedroom Bedroom Bedroom
Bedroom Bedroom
Bedroom Bedroom
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Bedroom
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Bedroom
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Bedroom
Bath
Bath
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Bath
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Dining Room
Living Room Living Room
Dining Room
Kitchen
Charting
Nurse MDS Coor.
Nurse Office
Garage
Pharmacy
Corridor
Corridor Corridor
Waiting
Office Office CEO Office CFO Office Business Office Receivables
Payables
IT Office
Work/ Copy Storage
Mech.
Clean Linen Clean Linen
Soiled
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Staff
Office
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Housing Coordinator Housing Coordinator
Clean Supply Clean Supply
Trash
Data
Maint. Director
IT Office
Physical Therapy
Treatment
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Kitchen
Staff Break
Electrical
Storage
Bath
Toilet Toilet
Human Resources Director of Nursing Switchboard & Mail
Administrator Lobby Reception
Storage
Toilet
Gift Shop
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Vending
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Classroom
Corridor
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Stairs
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HSKG
Data
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Skilled Nursing
SNF includes 16 private
rooms, dining and
living spaces
CCDI
private CCDI includes 16
and rooms, dining
es living space
Central Stores
Maintenance Storage
Housekeeping
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Office
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Waiting
Computer Conference
Kitchen
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Patio Patio
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BEWARE: Cold and
fu season is near
I’m sick! Now what?
1. Keep your distance.
3. Keep it covered
4. Wash up
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germs. If you to
that is contamin
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2. Stay away
Cold and flu season will be coming and getting sick is not fun. Did you
know that good health habits can help you body fight colds and the flu?
It’s true. Get plenty of sleep, regular exercise, eat a balanced diet, drink
plenty of water and you’ll help your body fight off germs.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
If possible, stay home when you are sick. You don’t want to give your
cold to others around you.
Cover your mouth and nose with your arm or a tissue (not your
hands) when coughing or sneezing.
Washing your hands often will help protect you
from germs. If you touch something that is con-
taminated with germs and then touch your eyes,
nose, or mouth - it can make you sick.
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The OB Department at Kossuth Regional Health Center features an outstanding team of physicians and
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1515 S. Phillips St.
Algona, IA 50511
515-295-2451
www.krhc.com
After bringing a new baby home the many changes,
lack of sleep and new challenges of parenting can be
overwhelming. Enter Kossuth Growing Healthy Kids,
a program available through Kossuth Regional Health
Center designed to support new parents in giving their
children a healthy start, through home visits and one-on-
one education.
“We go into the home to visit with expecting parents
and those who already have an infant or children,” said
Salena Siefken of Community Health. “Part of our visit
is focused on the child’s health and development. We
do height and weight checks, and show parents where
their baby is on the growth curve chart. We also screen
Helping children get a good start with Kossuth Growing Healthy Kids
children to see that they are hitting important milestones in
communicating with others, motor skills and social skills.”
Promoting positive parent-child interactions, learning
and coping skills when dealing with the new baby are also
part of the visits, Siefken said.
“We provide education to parents on what to expect
from a baby or a toddler and how to create a nurturing
home environment for that little person. We also talk
about parenting skills for older children that may be in
the home. At the end of a visit, we try to always leave
on a positive note. Parenting is a stressful job, and some
days are going to be better than others. Knowing how to
cope with the tough days is just as important as enjoying
the good days,” said Siefken.
Visits also involve discussion about how to access local
resources. Kossuth Healthy Family services are available
due to funding support from Community Health of
Kossuth Regional Health Center, Early Childhood North
Central Iowa Empowerment and the Iowa Department of
Public Health.
Kossuth Regional Health Center offers obstetrics,
childbirth education, breastfeeding workshops, family
medicine and much more. Find KRHC on Facebook for
birth announcements and other health updates or go to
www.krhc.com.
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Dr. Gary L. Gonnerman D.C., F.A.S.A.
405 Sumner Ave., Humboldt
515-332-2755
• General Chiropractic
• Progressive Rehab
• Acupuncture (certified over 500 hrs.)
• Nutrition
• DOT, School, Pre-employment Physicals
Hours:
M W TH 8:30-12, 2-5:30
Tues. 2-5:30
Fri. 8:30-12
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Our goal is to not only get you out
of pain but to fix & stabilize the
overall cause of your problem.
Most major insurance
companies accepted
including Medicare
and Title 19
T
he Iowa Central Community College’s Dental Hygiene program
located on the Fort Dodge campus in the Applied Science and
Technology building room 102, prepares the student to provide
comprehensive therapeutic oral health care and preventative education
directly to diverse population groups. An integral part of the dental team,
the dental hygienist provides valuable oral health care services which
may include oral assessments and oral cancer screenings, removing
deposits from the teeth, exposing and processing dental radiographs,
the administration of local anesthesia, nutritional counseling, sealant
placement, fluoride treatments and preventative education.
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One Triton Circle
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1-800-362-2793 extension 1327 or
515-574-1327
The clinic accepts patients of all ages
and accepts all insurance including
Title 19 (XIX)
Humboldt Care Centers
North Care
1111 11th Avenue North
Humboldt, Iowa 50548
Phone: (515) 332-2623
74 Intermediate beds
16 CCDI beds
“Making a difference in every life we touch & always striving for excellence in CARE and INTEGRITY”
Licensed Special Care Unit - CCDI, Alzheimers and other related disorders
Serving those with alzheimers and other related disorders, this area offers a secure unit and outdoor
courtyard with 24-hour a day care by trained and dedicated staff. We emphasize secure
surroundings, simplicity and a relaxed atmosphere.
Staff members from all disciplines are trained to provide optimum level of care to
minimize the residents’ level of discomfort and disorientation. Resident activities and
therapies are developed for creative expression without anxiety.
The Chronic Confusion or Dementing Illness (CCDI) Unit has been designed to enhance
the residents’ safety, orientation, and functioning.
Humboldt Care Centers are Five Star Providers Offering:
• Senior Living Suites
• Skilled Nursing Care (Enhanced Therapy Services)
• Intermediate Nursing Care
• Specialized Licensed Alzheimer’s Unit
• Short Term Care/Respite Care
• Adult Day Care
• Hospice Care
• 24 Hr. Professional Nursing Staff
• Dietician and Specialized Diets
• Private & Semi Private Rooms
• Religious Services Throughout the Week
South Care
800 13th Street South
Humboldt, Iowa 50548
Phone: (515) 332-4104
40 Intermediate beds
Suites
For information please contact either facility.
Quality First
Avoid these Calorie-Busting Beverages
Chocolate Milk Shake ........... 500 to 900 calories
Bottled juice ......................... 300 to 400 calories for 20 ounces
Energy and Cofee drinks...... up to 400 calories
Regular soda ........................ 120 calories for 12 ounces
TIP: Tired of
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Try adding a
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crushed ice.
Your body needs it.
Your body is two-thirds water. Water is essential for everything your body needs
to work properly. Brain function, digestion and metabolism all require water.
When you don’t have enough water, you might feel sluggish and less alert.
Water helps prevent illness and disease.
Staying hydrated helps your body fush out toxins. In fact, dehydration is
linked to illness and diseases like asthma, ulcers, allergies and arthritis —
not fun. Drink water to help your body stay healthy.
Water has no calories.
Fruit juices, soda and other popular drinks are LOADED with sugar and
empty calories. Energy drinks might give you an instant boost, but if they
contain lots of sugar, you’re in for a sugar-crash a couple of hours later.
Water has no caffeine.
If your goal is to drink six to eight glasses of water a day, remember drinks
that contain caffeine don’t count. Why? Because caffeine is considered a
diuretic, which means it actually fushes water from your system and
contributes to dehydration.
You hear it a lot — drinking six to eight glasses of water a day can help you stay
healthy. But do you know why drinking enough water is such a big deal?
1
3
2
4
Four Really BIG Reasons to
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Trimark OB/GYN has over 77 years of combined experience delivering babies
and providing exceptional gynecological care for women of all ages.
Trimark OB/GYN Clinic in Humboldt on Fridays
at the Humboldt Hospital Outpatient Center.
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WE SPECIALIZE IN YOU!
YOUR FAMILY HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS IN HUMBOLDT
1010 N. 15th Street, Humboldt • (515)332-2015 OFFICE HOURS: M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Christy Vitzthum, ARNP,
Family Practice
Keri Benjamin, ARNP,
Family Practice
Theo Barley, M.D.,
Family Practice
Laine Dvorak, M.D.,
Family Practice
Sharmini Suriar, M.D.,
Internal Medicine · Pediatrics
Sharmini S riar M D
Keri Benjamin ARNP
HUMBOLDT REMINDER HEALTH GUIDE, Humboldt, Iowa, Wednesday, August 15, 2012 Page 9
Medical Clinic: 515-576-6500
Dental Clinic: 515-571-8667
126 N. 10th St., Ft. Dodge, IA
Let us be your healthcare home for medical and dental.
Accepting
• Medicare • Medicaid
• Private Insurance
and offering a sliding scale
for those who qualify.
Gilmore City native Keri
Benjamin is glad to be estab-
lishi ng her practice as a Fam-
ily Nurse Practitioner with
Trimark Physicians Group in
Humboldt.
The 2000 graduate of Twin
River Valley High School be-
gan seeing patients in Hum-
boldt on July 9.
“It’s going really well.
The staff has been so good to
me. I really love it,” Benja-
min said.
Benjamin is an Advanced
Registered Nurse Practitioner
(ARNP). She can see patients
(newborns to elderly) for vir-
tually everything including
child-well visits, physicals,
acute illnesses and manage-
ment of chronic diseases. She
can write prescriptions.
Born and raised in Gilm-
ore City, she is the daughter
of Cindy and Dave Vote and
Jay and Lorna Naeve. She
graduated from Iowa Central
Community College in 2004
with an Associate’s degree in
nursing and then started work
at Trinity Regional Health
Center in the ICU (Intensive
Care Unit). She continued
working at Trinity until start-
ing at Trimark.
“I really enjoyed working
in the ICU. We saw a lot of
cardiology patients and that
is interesting to me,” Benja-
min said.
In the meantime, she also
studied through the Univer-
sity of Iowa and obtained her
Bachelor’s degree in nursing
in 2007, then obtained her
Master’s degree from Allen
College at Waterloo to be-
come an ARNP.
“It’s something I always
wanted to do. I set my goals
high and felt this was the right
track to follow,” Benjamin said.
She spent a lot of time at
Trimark doing her clinical
hours. So when it came time to
Trimark Physicians Group in Humboldt
Welcomes Keri Benjamin, ARNP.
decide where she would locate
her medical practice, Humboldt
seemed like a natural.
“I learned so much from
the providers and nurses and
staff at the clinic while doing
my clinical rotation,” Benja-
min said.
Benjamin is seeing pa-
tients five days a week. She
is off on Tuesday afternoons.
She has an interest in preven-
tative care.
“I went from taking care of
open heart patients to hopeful-
ly helping prevent heart prob-
lems from occurring in the
first place,” Benjamin said. “I
really love it here. I love see-
ing the variety of patients.”
Trimark Physicians Group
in Humboldt providers also
include: Laine Dvorak,
Sharmini Suriar, Theo Barley
and Christy Vitzthum.
Laine Dvorak, M.D.,
A.B.F.P., F.A.F.P., received
his medical degree from the
University of Iowa. He com-
pleted his residency in Wa-
terloo at the Blackhawk Area
Family Practice Residency
Program. Dr. Dvorak is board
certified in Family Practice.
He is a member of the Trimark
Physicians Group Board of
Directors. Dr. Dvorak is a fel-
low of the American Academy
of Family Practice (A.A.F.P.)
and Past President of the Iowa
Academy of Family Practice.
He is current chair of the Hum-
boldt County Board of Health.
Dr. Dvorak is also chair of the
Rural Health and Primary Care
Advisory Board for the State
of Iowa. He is A.C.L.S. certi-
fied. Dr. Dvorak is accepting
patients to his established med-
ical practice.
Sharmini Suriar, M.D.,
received her medical degree
from St. George’s University
School of Medicine in Gre-
nada, West Indies. She com-
pleted a combined Internal
Medicine-Pediatrics Resi-
dency at Bridgeport Hospital,
an affiliate of Yale University
in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
Dr. Suriar is board certified
in both Internal Medicine and
Pediatrics. Dr. Suriar is the
Chief of Staff at Humboldt
County Memorial Hospital.
She is A.T.L.S., A.C.L.S.,
N.A.L.S., and P.A.L.S. certi-
fied. Dr. Suriar is accepting
patients to her established
medical practice.
Theo Barley, M.D., re-
ceived his B.S.N. from the
University of Alabama in
Huntsville. He received his
Medical Degree from Ross
University School of Medi-
cine in Dominica, West In-
dies. Dr. Barley began his res-
idency program at Physicians
Medical Center-Carraway,
Birmingham, Alabama, and
completed it at the Tuscaloosa
Family Medicine Residency
Program, also in Alabama.
He is board eligible in Fam-
ily Medicine. Dr. Barley is
A.C.L.S. and P.A.L.S. certi-
fied. Dr. Barley is accepting
patients to his established
medical practice.
Christine Vitzthum, ARNP,
received her Nursing Degree
(BSN) from the University
of Iowa in 2008. While in
graduate school pursuing her
Nurse Practitioner degree, she
worked at the University of
Iowa Emergency Treatment
Center. Christy earned her
Advanced Registered Nurse
Practictioner degree in August,
2011. We are pleased to offer
her as a healthcare provider
to Trimark Physicians Group
Humboldt Family Practice.
She is accepting patients to her
established clinic practice.
Trimark Physicians Group
office hours are Monday
through Friday from 8 a.m. to
5 p.m. Phone number is (515)
332-2015.
Jennifer Hackbarth
RD, LD
Jennifer can answer your questions
and concerns about food,
products, nutrition and health.
Services Include:
UÊ Individual nutrition counseling
UÊ Personalized shopping
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These are foods that are good to eat almost
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Examples include low-fat milk, whole grain
breads and cereals and fresh fruits and
vegetables.
These are sometimes foods. They aren’t
of-limits, but they shouldn’t be eaten every
day. At most, eat them no more than several
times a week. Examples include wafes
and pancakes, sports drinks and low-fat ice
cream or yogurt.
These foods should make you say exactly
that — Whoa! Should I eat that?
Whoa foods are the least healthy and
the most likely to cause weight problems,
especially if you eat them all the time. That’s
why Whoa foods are once-in-a-while foods.
Examples include french fries, cookies and
other sweets and fried hamburgers.
WHOA
FOODS
SLOW
FOODS
GO
FOODS
You probably know that foods fall into the different categories below and you
should have a certain amount from each group:
■Grains ■Milk and dairy products
■Vegetables ■Meat, beans, fish and nuts
■Fruits ■Oils
But an easier way to understand how much you should have of foods in each
category is to think about whether foods are Go foods, Slow foods or Whoa foods.
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Food Group
GO
Almost anytime foods
SLOW
Sometimes foods
WHOA
Once in a while foods
Vegetables
Almost all fresh, frozen,
and canned vegetables
without added fat and
sauces
All vegetables with
added fat and sauces,
oven-baked french fries,
avocado
Fried potatoes like french
fries or hash browns, other
deep-fried vegetables
Fruits
All fresh, frozen, canned
(in juice)
100-percent fruit juice,
fruits canned in light syrup
Fruits canned in heavy
syrup
Breads and Cereals
Whole-grain breads,
cereals and pasta,
brown rice
White-refined flour bread,
rice and pasta
Croissants, mufns,
doughnuts, sweet rolls,
sweetened breakfast
cereals
Milk and Milk Products
Fat-free or low-fat milk,
yogurt or cottage cheese,
part skim, reduced fat and
fat-free cheese
2 percent milk, processed
cheese spread
Whole milk, full-fat
American, Cheddar, Colby,
Swiss, cream cheese
Meats, Poultry, Fish, Eggs,
Beans and Nuts
Trimmed beef and pork,
extra lean ground beef,
chicken and turkey
without skin, tuna canned
in water, fish and shellfish,
beans, egg whites and
egg substitutes
Lean ground beef and
broiled hamburgers, ham
and Canadian bacon,
chicken and turkey with
skin, low-fat hot dogs,
peanut butter, nuts, whole
eggs cooked without
added fat
Untrimmed beef and pork,
regular ground beef, fried
hamburgers, ribs, bacon,
fried chicken and chicken
nuggets, hot dogs, lunch
meats, pepperoni,
sausage, fried fish and
shellfish, whole eggs
cooked with fat
Sweets and Snacks
Ice milk bars, frozen fruit
juice bars, low-fat or
fat-free frozen yogurt
and ice cream, baked
chips, low-fat microwave
popcorn, pretzels
Cookies and cakes, pies,
cheese cake, ice cream,
chocolate, candy, chips,
buttered microwave
popcorn
Fats/Condiments
Vinegar, ketchup,
mustard, fat-free
creamy salad dressing,
mayonnaise and sour
cream
Vegetable oil, olive oil and
oil-based salad dressing,
soft margarine, low-fat
creamy salad dressing,
mayonnaise and sour
cream
Butter and stick margarine,
regular creamy salad
dressing, mayonnaise and
sour cream, tartar sauce,
cheese sauce, cream
sauce
Beverages
Water, fat-free milk or
1 percent low-fat milk,
diet soda, unsweetened
ice tea or diet iced tea and
lemonade
2 percent low-fat milk,
100 percent fruit juice,
sports drinks
Whole milk, regular soda,
sweetened iced teas and
lemonade, fruit drinks with
less than 100 percent fruit
juice
Pizza
English mufn pizza with
low-fat cheese (using ½
English mufn)
1 slice veggie pizza from a
regular or thin-crust medium
pizza
1 slice deep-dish pepperoni
pizza from a medium pizza
WHOA
SLOW
GO
Combined Foods
Foods we eat are usually a mixture of
ingredients from the different food groups.
A food can turn from a Go into a Whoa
based on the ingredients used.
Pizza, for example, contains ingredients
from the milk products, grains, vegetables
and meat groups — some Go, some
Slow and some Whoa. Foods served in
restaurants often use Whoa ingredients.
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Humboldt County Me-
morial Hospital provides
a continuum of care to
residents living in and
around Humboldt County.
Humboldt County Memorial
Hospital, located on Highway
3 in Humboldt, has provided
excellent health care for more
than 40 years. Since its found-
ing, HCMH has expanded
both its services and its facil-
ity to meet the needs of health
care consumers.
Humboldt County Memori-
al Hospital offers an advanced
health care system with many
diverse services. We are 21
bed critical access hospital
with a 28 bed long term care
unit. HCMH is fully equipped
with 24 hour ambulance ser-
vice, 24 hour emergency
room, laboratory, outpatient
specialty clinics, a cardiac,
pulmonary and physical ther-
apy rehabilitation center and a
state of the art radiology de-
partment. Lifeflight helicop-
ter is utilized at the hospital,
meaning major medical cen-
ters at Des Moines, Iowa City
and Rochester, MN, are only
minutes away.
The Board of Trustees of
Humboldt County Memorial
Hospital has made a commit-
ment to improving the hospi-
tal’s campus and equipment.
Many improvements have
been made throughout the hos-
pital such as updated patient
rooms, new carpeting in Long
Term Care and the addition of
an outpatient infusion room.
We are just finishing up the re-
modeling of the Hospice room
and the renovation of Long
Term Care’s beauty shop.
The Outpatient Surgery
Center at Humboldt County
Memorial Hospital has been
open since in August of 2008.
Entry to the surgery center is
located on the northwest side
of the hospital which includes
a patient/visitor waiting room
and a consultation room. The
Outpatient Surgery Center in-
cludes two surgery suites and
an endoscopy room, both with
state-of-the-art equipment and
lighting. Also included is a
central supply area to store
supplies and to sterilize equip-
ment. Six private recovery
rooms are great for the privacy
and comfort of our patients.
Also available are two sleep
study rooms for patients deal-
ing with sleep disorders. In an
effort to have patients feel like
they are home the sleep study
rooms have pillow-top full size
beds with down comforters in
each room.
The Outpatient Surgery
Center is for General Sur-
gery, Orthopedics, Podiatry,
Gastroenterology, Urology,
Gynecology, Plastic Surgery
and Pain Clinic. Also offered
are services of the Berryhill
Center for Mental Health.
General Surgery – Hernia
Repair, Gall Bladder, Appen-
dectomy, Bowel Resection
and Lap Band Procedure.
Orthopedics – Carpal Tun-
nel Release, Knee Arthros-
copy, Rotator Cuff Repair,
Shoulder Arthroscopy, Trigger
Finger Release, Manipulation
of Frozen Joint, Trauma.
Podiatry – Bunions, Ankle
Arthroscopy, Trauma Repair,
Hammer Toe Repair, Plantar
Fascia Release.
Gastroenterology – Colo-
noscopy and EGD.
Urology –Treatment of En-
larged Prostate or BPH and
Lithotripsy for Treatment of
Kidney Stones.
Gynecology – Essure Tub-
al Occlusions, Hydrothermal
Endometrial Ablation, Hys-
teroscopy and TOT (Trans-
urethral Tension-Free Sling).
Plastic Surgery - face lifts,
eyelid repair, Abdominoplasty
(tummy tuck), breast reduc-
tion or breast augmentation.
Pain Clinic - Humboldt
County Memorial Hospital
offers a pain clinic that will
help identify the source of
your pain and alleviate or
decrease the pain. You will
learn skills that will help
you cope with your pain and
regain control of your body
so that you can return to an
active lifestyle. Our CRNA
can assist patients living in
pain caused by Arthritis,
Cancer, low back pain, Fi-
bromyalgia, Carpal Tunnel
Syndrome and Headaches.
The Sleep Study Clinic al-
lows practitioners to diagnose
conditions such as Sleep Ap-
nea, Restless Leg Syndrome,
Narcolepsy, Bruxism (teeth
grinding) and many other
sleep related disorders. Pa-
tients wishing to learn more
about Sleep Testing Services
available at HCMH are invited
to contact their local physician
to schedule a sleep-screening
test or call 515-332-4200.
The Berryhill Center for
Mental Health now offers
services at HCMH. What is
mental health? Mental health
is described as your attitude
and outlook on life. For more
information on services of-
fered call 515-955-7171 or
1-800-482-8305.
Patients can request that
their physician’s office call
to schedule the appointment.
Enjoy the convenience of hav-
ing your tests or procedures
done locally. The Choice is
YOURS! Humboldt County
Memorial Hospital is a strong
advocate for patient choice
and convenience.
Humboldt County Memo-
rial is committed to providing
the community with the same
quality and variety of servic-
es available in urban areas.
Outpatient specialty clinics
include: Allergy, Audiology,
Dermatology, Gastroenterol-
ogy, Gynecology, Hematol-
ogy, Oncology, Orthopedics,
and Podiatry.
Humboldt County Memo-
rial Hospital offers OB/Wom-
en’s Health Clinics by two
different physicians. Both Dr.
Gabrielson & Krista Hartwig
from Clarion and Dr. Turek
from Fort Dodge have clin-
ics at Humboldt and offer OB
services as well as Women’s
Health Issues, ranging from
stress incontinence, excessive
bleeding and menopausal is-
sues. Procedures currently
being performed at HCMH
are Essure Tubal Occlusions,
Hydrothermal Endometrial
Ablation, Hysteroscopy and
TOT (Transurethral Tension-
Free Sling).
The Humboldt County
Memorial Hospital Radiol-
ogy Department offers a wide
range of services such as Gen-
eral Radiography, Ultrasound,
Computerized Tomography
(CT scan), Magnetic Reso-
nance Imaging (MRI), PET/
CT, Bone Densitometry, and
Digital Mammography all
of which are performed by
ARRT certified technolo-
gist. HCMH Radiology pro-
vides high-quality and ef-
ficient patient care using
innovative and cost effective
x-ray imaging systems.
The Radiology Depart-
ment recently upgraded two
pieces of equipment. A new
C-Arm, a portable piece of x-
ray equipment, is used during
surgery to help assist the sur-
geons. Secondly, we installed
a new 16 slice CT scanner.
The CT machine is used for
many different situations in-
cluding: trauma situations
or motor vehicle accidents,
cancer patients (diagnos-
ing or restaging for chemo),
stroke patients, appendicitis,
or patients suffering from a
pulmonary embolism or other
pulmonary disease.
With the commitment of
Quality Care, Close to Home,
we also recently purchased
was a versatile digital radi-
ography system. The DRX
wireless detector and DRX-
Evolution produces immedi-
ate image access to help speed
decisions on patient care.
This system performs a wide
variety of general radiography
exams—including trauma—
with remarkable convenience,
productivity and patient com-
fort. The DRX-Evolution is
powered by the cassette-sized
wireless detector which trans-
mits digital images to the Ra-
diologist for immediate view-
ing and manipulation.
We continually work on
“going the distance to make a
difference” for our patients!
Patients can request that
their physician’s office call
to schedule the appointment.
Enjoy the convenience of hav-
ing your tests or procedures
done locally. The Choice is
YOURS! Humboldt County
Memorial Hospital is a strong
advocate for patient choice
and convenience.
Rehabilitation Services
and Home Care Services are
offered, regardless if surgery
is performed at HCMH or
another facility. Rehabilita-
tion Services offered include:
Cardiac Rehab, Occupational
Therapy, Physical Therapy,
Pulmonary Rehab, Respirato-
ry Therapy, Speech Therapy,
and Massage Therapy.
HCMH offers a “Healthy
Hearts Club” where patients
can have individualized ses-
sions based on their needs.
Courtney Palmer, CRT says
“At HCMH we take your
healthy habits to heart. If you
are interested in beginning
an exercise regimen, learning
how to properly use exercise
equipment and have profes-
sionals monitor your vitals
and progress we are happy to
welcome you.”
The Humboldt County Me-
morial Hospital Ambulance
Department is responsible
for Emergency Medical Ser-
vices for Humboldt, Dakota
City, Livermore, Bode and
Rutland. They respond to an
average of 550 calls per year.
HCMH Emergency Respond-
ers encourage community
members to obtain a Vial of
Life Kit. This kit contains: A
medical information form; A
vial to store the form and any
advanced directives you may
have. Store the vial on the top
shelf in the door of your re-
frigerator; two stickers: One
is already on the vial. Place
the other on the upper outside
corner of your refrigerator.
Emergency responders, fire-
HCMH is “Going the Distance to Make a Difference”
HUMBOLDT REMINDER HEALTH GUIDE, Humboldt, Iowa, Wednesday, August 15, 2012 Page 13
fighters, paramedics and po-
lice are trained to look for the
Vial of Life sticker and obtain
information from the vial.
The HCMH Ambulance
staff recently created a new
program that sets the depart-
ment apart from any other
EMS service. Ambulance calls
that are critiqued as urgent
emergencies, such as motor
vehicle accidents, burns, chest
pain, or unconscious persons,
will ignite a Urgent Response
not only from the ambulance
department but a response
from “off call” personnel as
well. These “off call” avail-
able EMT’s will respond di-
rectly to the scene and will
begin patient care prior to
the arrival of the ambulance.
In a cardiac arrest situation,
time is muscle, and immedi-
ate care and CPR increases
the survival rate significantly.
Trained EMT’s can be on the
scene within a few minutes
from the time the call is dis-
patched. This is a program
that no other EMS service of-
fers to their community.
The future of cardiac re-
sponse times will change and
increase in services offered by
the HCMH EMS crew. With
the purchase of Welch Allyn
Propac Monitors the team can
at this time shorten their on
scene time with patients with
possible cardiac problems.
These new monitors can ob-
tain patient vitals within min-
utes, saving valuable time to
quicken transport times. With
the purchase of 2 Lifepack 12
Defibrillator Monitors, the
Ambulance team will conduct
on-site 12 lead EKG’s and
immediately submit them to
the on call cardiologist at the
Iowa Heart Center. The cardi-
ologist will then determine if
direct transport to the cath lab
is needed.
The staff of the Humboldt
County Memorial Hospitals
EMS department is excited
about the advanced care we
now offer our patients.
HCMH prides itself on pro-
viding a full continuum of care
to the residents of Humboldt
County. HCMH offers senior
living services that include;
Springvale Independent Liv-
ing, Springvale Assisted Liv-
ing, and Long Term Care.
The Springvale Senior Liv-
ing Community is attached to
the west and north end of the
hospital. The Springvale Inde-
pendent and Assisted Living
facilities provide a continuum
of services emphasizing inde-
pendence, choice and security
to individuals and families.
There are 40 independent and
16 assisted living apartments.
Long Term Care has capacity
for 28 residents. We currently
have openings in Springvale
Independent Living. For more
information or if you would
like a tour, please contact Ann
Hemmelrick at 332-4500.
Springvale Independent’s
monthly rent includes utili-
ties, continental breakfast,
noon meal, basic cable tele-
vision, emergency response
system, light housekeeping,
arranged transportation, enter-
tainment, and social activities.
Each apartment is equipped
with a full kitchen. Springvale
Independent Living has apart-
ments available. For informa-
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Springvale Assisted Liv-
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all the amenities offered for
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rent, 24-hour staffing, three
meals a day, laundry service,
and assistance with personal
care. The level of service is
tailored to the tenant’s indi-
vidual needs. Each apartment
is equipped with an electric
stovetop for cooking.
Humboldt County Public
Health is Humboldt Coun-
ty’s Department of Health,
with the Board of Health
providing oversight for
many of the activities.
Public Health Services in-
clude:
• Blood pressure screening
clinics at the office and
HCMH
work sites
• Immunization Clinics
• Communicable disease
control, prevention and
follow-up
• School nursing, health
resource, and public
speaking
• WIC, Maternal Health,
child health clinics, oral
health and outreach
services
• Family Programs
including HOPES and
Early Head Start
• Skilled nursing
• Homemaker
• Case Management and
Elderly Waiver
• Breastfeeding Education
Postpartum follow-up
visits
• Medication Management
• Flu Clinics
• Health Education
• Drug Screens
• Community Wellness
Screening
• Corporate Health
Home Care Aide’s duties
directed by the program
supervisor include:
• Assistance with personal
care
• Routine light
housekeeping
• Plan, prepare and serve
meals
• Shopping for food and
essentials
• Teach household routine
and skills
HCMH stands by our
motto: “Humboldt County
Memorial Hospital, Quality
Care, Close to Home.” This
requires a commitment from
all 179 employees that take
a personal interest in keeping
the community well. “HCMH
strives to provide the high-
est degree of quality care and
customer service. We have a
wonderful staff that provides
excellent care, and cares
deeply about the patients we
serve.” HCMH is “Going the
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of the Humboldt Community.
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Back Pain Facts & Statistics
Although chiropractors
care for more than just back
pain, many patients visit
chiropractors looking for
relief from this pervasive
condition. In fact, 31 million
Americans experience low-
back pain at any given time.
A few interesting facts
about back pain:
• One-half of all working
Americans admit
to having back pain
symptoms each year.
• Back pain is one of the
most common reasons
for missed work. In fact,
back pain is the second
most common reason
for visits to the doctor’s
office, outnumbered only
by upper-respiratory
infections.
• Most cases of back pain
are mechanical or non-
organic—meaning they
are not caused by serious
conditions, such as
inflammatory arthritis,
infection, fracture or
cancer.
Active Health Chiropractic Offers Wellness Lifestyle
• Americans spend at least
$50 billion each year on
back pain—and that’s
just for the more easily
identified costs.
• Experts estimate that
as many as 80% of
the population will
experience a back
problem at some time in
our lives.
What Causes Back Pain?
The back is a complicated
structure of bones, joints,
ligaments and muscles.
You can sprain ligaments,
strain muscles, rupture
disks, and irritate joints, all
of which can lead to back
pain. While sports injuries
or accidents can cause back
pain, sometimes the simplest
of movements—for example,
picking up a pencil from
the floor— can have painful
results. In addition, arthritis,
poor posture, obesity, and
psychological stress can
cause or complicate back
pain. Back pain can also
directly result from disease
of the internal organs, such
as kidney stones, kidney
infections, blood clots, or
bone loss.
Manipulation as a
Treatment for Back
Problems
Used primarily by
Doctors of Chiropractic
(DCs) for the last century,
manipulation has been largely
ignored by most others in
the health care community
until recently. Now, with
today’s growing emphasis
on treatment and cost
effectiveness, manipulation
is receiving more widespread
attention.
Chiropractic spinal
manipulation is a safe
and effective spine pain
treatment. It reduces pain,
decreases medication, rapidly
advances physical therapy,
and requires very few passive
forms of treatment, such as
bed rest.
In fact, after an extensive
study of all currently available
care for low back problems,
the Agency for Health Care
Policy and Research—a
federal government
research organization—
recommended that low back
pain sufferers choose the
most conservative care first.
And it recommended spinal
manipulation as the only
safe and effective, drugless
form of initial professional
treatment for acute low back
problems in adults.
Dr. Josh Mason is the
founder and clinic director at
Active Health Chiropractic
in Fort Dodge. He earned his
BS degree and his Doctorate
of Chiropractic from Palmer
College of Chiropractic
in Davenport, IA. He has
worked with athletes at
collegiate, high school and
recreational levels. Dr.
Mason’s commitment to
provide exceptional, effective
and efficient care has led him
to become an Elite Provider
in Active Release Technique
(ART). This treatment is very
effective in addressing some
issues that chiropractic care
alone cannot address. ART
is treatment of choice for
many soft tissue injuries.
Dr. Mason’s expertise in
soft tissue injuries and
chiropractic care has allowed
him to become an on-site
company doctor for several
companies that choose to
provide exceptional care to
their employees.
Dr. Zach Mason
joined the Active Health
Chiropractic team in the
Fall of 2011. He earned his
BS degree from Excelsior
College in Albany, NY and
his Doctorate of Chiropractic
from Palmer College of
Chiropractic in Davenport,
IA. His love for chiropractic
has led him to a healthy
and active lifestyle, which
he tries to impress upon his
patients. With his athletic
background, Dr. Mason loves
to help athletes of all types
overcome sports injuries and
improve their performance.
He has worked with athletes
at collegiate, high school,
and recreational levels.
Tonya Fellers-Reed,
LMT offers a variety of
massage therapy treatments
including Swedish, deep
tissue and site specific to
personalize each massage
to meet the needs and
desires of her clients. Tonya
received her massage therapy
certificate from Body
Wisdom School of Massage
in Urbandale, IA. She has
also received additional
training in the areas of
aromatherapy, acupressure,
Thai foot reflexology and
hydrotherapy. Tonya is
committed to providing
excellent care with her goals
being to reduce pain and
stress and promote wellness.
Information compiled by
Active Health Chiropractic
and the American
Chiropractic Association.
To learn more about how
chiropractic manipulation
may help you, contact Active
Health Chiropractic at 515-
227-7491 or visit us online at
www.activehealthchiro.com.
We know what matters most.
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