Info Center

May-Jun 2006

  • Features

  • New Options for Diabetes - This summer, a new concept for the treatment of diabetes will be released consisting of synthetic hormones to treat Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes — “helper hormones” known... more
  • The On and Off of Parkinson’s Disease, Part 2 - In part one of “The On and Off of Parkinson’s Disease,” Healthy Living magazine defined the terms on and off as they relate to Parkinson’s — on referring to the state... more
  • OH, STARRY NIGHT! - Eisenhower Gala a Huge Success by J. Tracy Hermann It was a magical night, with a crystal-clear sky overhead and the aromas of a springtime desert wafting on air — a... more
  • Carmelita Sese - When Carmelita Sese came to the United States in 1985, she came looking for a better life than the one she left behind in the poor farming village tucked away in the... more
  • Charlene Hankal - Their house in Modesto, California, sits at the end of a long, paved road, surrounded by acres and acres of almond trees. Cold, foggy winters and hot summers provide the... more
  • The Truth About TOFU - What is tofu? Although tofu has been in the public eye for some time, following the rise in popularity of vegetarian and meatless diets, it’s amazing how little people... more
  • Alphabet Soup - Okay, so you’ve taken the first step and decided to start that exercise program you’ve managed to put off forever. You’ve even decided to find a personal trainer — that... more
  • Santa Monica - Santa Monica, always considered a snappy little beach community, has developed into a major tourist attraction, rivaling its big sister, Los Angeles. Becoming one of the... more
  • Quinten VanderWerf, MD - In the VanderWerf family, practicing medicine isn’t just a vocation. It’s a family tradition that began in Holland, involving aunts and uncles and parents and... more
  • President’s Message May-Jun 2006 - It is my great honor to announce the inaugural presentation of the Eisenhower Medical Center Spirit of Giving award, designed to honor individuals whose commitment to... more
  • Keeping Our Patients Safe - Whenever the paramedics are called, or when a person is admitted to a hospital, one of the challenges facing them, their families and the medical workers is the need to... more
  • Developer Peter Solomon Donates Two Million... - On Friday, March 17, Peter Solomon, President and Owner of Regency Homes, announced his two million dollar donation to Eisenhower Medical Center. The largest business... more
  • A Tribute to Eisenhower Nurses - In 1982, the United States Congress designated May 6 to be “National Recognition Day for Nurses.” Expanded to a full week in 1990 by the American Nursing... more
  • Eisenhower Chairman Honored - In honor of his commitment to health care and community, the California Hospital Association has announced it will bestow its prestigious Leadership in... more
  • Eisenhower Smilow Heart Center Utilizes Mobile... - Virtual surgical implant labs — cutting-edge technology that simulates diagnostic and treatment challenges using virtual patients and virtual fluoroscopy (a technique... more
  • Eisenhower’s Power Plant Recognized for Innovation - Eisenhower Medical Center and LSW Engineers California, Inc. have recently been recognized with a Merit Award from Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of ... more
  • STEPHEN STEELE, DO - Elected by his peers, Stephen Steele, DO, FAOASM (Fellow American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine) will serve as President of the Medical Staff of Eisenhower... more
  • National Hospital and Healthcare Week - It was the flu epidemic of 1918 that would set the stage for a newfound interest in American hospitals. Until then, hospitals were unfamiliar and mostly feared by the... more
  • DAY OF CARING...ABOUT WOMEN AND CANCER - Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center DAY OF CARING…ABOUT WOMEN AND CANCER was held on March 31 at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower. With a focus on... more

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