Women's Health Team Offers Continuing Education to Valley Providers
Apr 22, 2015
Over the past several months, the Women’s Health Team from San Luis Valley Health has hosted specialty physicians from across the state to educate Valley providers on issues surrounding high-risk or complicated pregnancies.The topics that have been discussed include Gestational Diabetes, Pre-...
Suffering from a Chronic Illness?
Mar 11, 2015
Thanksgiving Blood Drive Draws 23 Participants
Dec 2, 2014
Last week, San Luis Valley Health hosted a blood drive in partnership with Bonfils on the SLV Health campus. The event saw 23 participants come out to donate blood, six of which were first-time donors.“Our goal was to collect 23 units, so we came in right at our goal,” explained...
American Diabetes Month: Spiced Turkey Breast with Apple Chutney
Nov 26, 2014
Makes: 16 servingsServing Size: 3 oz. turkey, 2 Tbsp. chutneyPreparation Time: 20 minutes up to 1 hour, 15 minutesIngredients1 turkey breast (5 to 6 lbs.)3 Tbsp. orange juice2 tsp. peeled, grated fresh ginger1 tsp. ground cinnamon1 tsp. ground cloves1 tsp. ground allspice1/4 tsp...
American Diabetes Month: Mixed Greens and Cranberry Salad
Nov 19, 2014
With only 105 calories per serving and just seven grams of fat, this salad is a great option for your holiday meals and throughout the year.  Enjoy!Makes: 8 servingsServing Size: 1 cupPreparation Time: 15 minutesIngredients1 cup fresh cranberries, plus more for garnish1 Tbsp....
American Diabetes Month: Spiced Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe
Nov 6, 2014
As part of American Diabetes Month and the upcoming holiday season, we will be featuring several recipes that are holiday favorites and are healthy for individuals with diabetes.  This recipe only has 100 calories and seven grams of fat per serving.  Makes: 8 servingsServing Size:...
Local Business Leaders Aide in Diabetes Services
Aug 26, 2014
When they heard that their employee’s wife was struggling with her diabetes, local business owners Bob and Rita Carlucci, owners of Carlucci’s and Colorado Sports, just wanted to help.  “We had hired this employee and had been nothing but impressed by his work ethic and good...
Donor Alliance to Educate on Organ Donation
Aug 20, 2014
This October will mark the one-year anniversary of Howard Cox becoming a changed man.  Cox, a Physician’s Assistant at San Luis Valley Health, was the organ recipient of a new kidney and pancreas in October of last year.A Type 1 Diabetes sufferer since age five, Cox had begun to...
SLV Health welcomes Tameira Hollander, MD to Internal Medicine
Mar 12, 2014
San Luis Valley Health is pleased to welcome Dr. Tameira Hollander, who has joined the organization’s Internal Medicine department.  Dr. Hollander comes to SLV Health after being in private practice in Littleton, CO. Dr. Hollander graduated from the University of Michigan Medical...
The War on Diabetes
Feb 4, 2014
Topics include: The Chronic Care Model for Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes Management, and Diabetes in the Pediatric Population.

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