Vim & Vigor - Spring 2010 - North Mississippi - (Page 1)

contents special featurescome see us Visitors are always welcome at our website, We welcome your feedback about our redesigned site. hit the links Annual “Take a Swing at Cancer” benefit golf tournament helps needy cancer patients. 36 40 weight-loss success stories Bariatric surgery helps Columbus woman lose weight and gain life back. spring 8 10 14 18 22 27 caregiving: a survival guide Caring for a loved one is hard work and fraught with unique challenges. form factors Just like the women it affects, breast cancer comes in all shapes and sizes. Learn about four types you need to be aware of. departments excuses, excuses Experts bust the most commonly used cop-outs for not eating right. easing the pressure Think you work hard? Your heart pumps 24 hours a day. Keep hypertension under control. prostate predicament Read how one man got to the cause of his urinary symptoms—and found relief. on mended knees They’re two of our most used—and abused—joints. Find out how surgical advances might help you. imaging IQ Going in for a routine screening or diagnostic test? Here’s what you need to know. will power 44 49 52 54 2 opening thoughts Modern Healthcare selects NMHS as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. wake-up call A diagnosis of prediabetes doesn’t have to be all bad. It’s a chance to turn your health around. stroke of luck Stroke victim is thankful she asked for help when she needed it most. weight matters Obesity leads to an array of problems, including diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and fatty liver disease. 56 catch the spirit Thousands of women have caught the spirit through NMMC’s Spirit of Women initiative. You can too! history lesson NMMC Heart Advancements include being the first in north Mississippi to offer carotid artery stents. With roles that include Muhammad Ali and a superhero, iconic actor Will Smith has to stay in shape. Find out how you can get fit even without the celebrity treatment. PHOTOGRAPH BY JET SET, ICON INTERNATIONAL vim & vigor · s p ri ng 2010

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Spring 2010 - North Mississippi

Vim & Vigor - Spring 2010- North Mississippi
Opening Thoughts
Weight-loss Success Stories
Come See Us
Hit the Links
Excuses, Excuses
Easing the Pressure
Prostate Predicament
On Mended Knees
Imaging IQ
Will Power
Caregiving: A Survival Guide
Form Factors
Wake-Up Call
Stroke of Luck
Weight Matters
History Lesson
Catch the Spirit

Vim & Vigor - Spring 2010 - North Mississippi