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  • A common condition with more than 200,000 cases diagnosed annually in the United States, Lyme disease is an illness with the majority of these cases occurring in the late spring and summer. And one of the most common ways of contracting Lyme disease is through tick bites. Ticks are generally located in high grass areas along shorelines, wooded areas and open fields near wooded areas. The bug’s bite contains bacteria that carry a number of diseases – some of them potentially fatal. Walking in or around t...

  • It has been decided that after 5 p.m. add-on cases (including through the weekend) will be handled by sending the patients to the Emergency Department by the referring surgeon.  This will alleviate the staff working at the surgery front desk from needing to create any encounters. The patients will be registered and an Emergency Department encounter will be created by the registration staff in the Emergency Dept. The Surgery Desk may still need to board the case if it is determined by the ED physicia...

  • Stacy explains why she loves being a McLaren Macomb nurse.  As a nurse with McLaren Macomb you will be proud of the impactful, heartfelt moments that you will add to your amazing story of caring and healing. You belong here, with us.

  • The nearly 100 sunny, summery days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are known around the emergency department as trauma season. It’s during those active, sunny summer days that accidents and other injury-causing events bring about a spike in the number of broken bones, fractures and lacerations, among other wounds. McLaren Lapeer Region emergency medicine physicians also see a spike in a number of other seasonal ailments that patients and parents should be on the lookout for when the weather allows fo...

  • Meet Elena Clinical Social Worker Elena is a clinical social worker in case management on 3 South. Fellow employees describe Elena as “an exemplary employee who daily goes above and beyond for her patients, making sure they receive the highest level of care and compassion.” Elena always maintains a “can do” attitude when assisting co-workers and management. Her commitment to integrity and ethics is another reason Elena can often be described by them as “the perfect example of a clinical social worker”.

  • Somewhere along the way, the decision to eat healthy meant that you had three options for meal time "“ plain, bland or boring. Basically, it meant you had to sacrifice flavor for nutrition. "This is definitely not the case," said Allison Taormina, RD, lead dietitian at the Nutrition Counseling & Diabetes Center at McLaren Macomb. "You don't have to eat flavorless food or sacrifice taste if you want to be healthy. You can absolutely have the best of both worlds." First and foremost, Taormi...

  • One good thing about the colder months; it's easier cover up without drawing unwanted attention to yourself. If you suffer from varicose veins, you fully understand the delicate dance of keeping your unsightly veins covered and out of view. Hello, long pants at any time of year. Varicose veins might appear to be a cosmetic issue, but they can cause problems beyond just making your legs look unattractive. Even if you aren't bothered by your varicose veins, you should be aware of some problems that can oc...

  • We'd like to express our deep gratitude to our physicians this week in celebration of Doctors' Day, and throughout the year for the positive impact you impart on thousands of people every day. This past year has been an exciting year for McLaren, and we would like to take the time to thank you for your role in our success! Below is a schedule of events for the week of Doctors' Day.     Monday, March 25, 2019   Grab and Go breakfast to be placed in Physician Lounges at both campu...