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    McLaren — We are our community To the communities we’re privileged to serve, McLaren is more than hospitals and off-site facilities. McLaren is their resource. In times of pain, worry and fear, they turn to us. We recognize this trust instilled in our care and services by further investing in our communities – growing services, improving access to care, advancing technologies and updating facilities. Chad Grant, McLaren Health Care Chief Operating Officer McLaren Greater Lansing McLaren Flint McLaren Ca...

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    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich.—McLaren Central Michigan, the leading health care provider in Isabella County, in partnership with its nutritional services vendor, Morrison Healthcare, are spearheading a sock-collection drive for the benefit of Clothing INC and the in-need population of Mount Pleasant. The drive is part of “Socktober,” a nationwide campaign throughout the month of October that encourages local drives to collect donated socks for community clothing closets, such as Clothing INC, providing free clo...

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    The 2022 Hour Detroit’s Top Docs List is out and 35 physicians from Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute are named top doctors under 20 different specialties. Each year, Hour Detroit Magazine puts out an online peer-to-peer review survey conducted by Professional Research Services (PRS) to determine the top physicians in southeastern Michigan (Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw and Livingston Counties). Participating physicians in the aforementioned counties are asked to nominate a doctor who they view ...

  • McLaren Health Care and Grand Valley State University's Kirkhof College of Nursing (KCON) earned an American Association of College of Nursing (AACN) award for collaborating to expand healthcare access and increase the diversity in nursing leaders in rural and underserved communities in Michigan. The AACN Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award recognizes KCON and McLaren Health Care for their work in receiving a 2019 federal grant to recruit and graduate more nurse practitioners through KCON's Doc...

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    The Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Flint adds fellowship-trained surgical oncologist Scott Kizy, MD to the cancer care team. Dr. Kizy joins Tolutope Oyasiji, MD, MRCSI, MHSA, FACS in Flint to provide advanced surgical care to patients diagnosed with cancer. “Continuing my career in my home state brings my medical journey full circle,” said Dr. Kizy. “Joining Karmanos and McLaren will allow me to provide Flint patients extraordinary care close to home.” Dr. Kizy completed his fellowship training in...

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    The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute , in partnership with the Karmanos Cancer Advocacy Program (KCAP) , Karmanos Cancer Network and McLaren Health Care, will host the 12 th Annual All Cancer Symposium on Saturday, October 15, 2022 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. This year’s conference is free and available virtually and in person at three locations throughout Michigan: Hospitality House at McLaren , G-3170 Beecher Road, Flint, 48532 (next door to Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Flint) Karmanos Cance...

  • October 1, 2022   Diabetic Eye Exam – Use Ophthalmologists and Optometrists. “The Best Preventative Service is the one that gets done.” About 4.1 million US adults 40 years and older have diabetic retinopathy – 1 of every 12 persons with diabetes mellitus in this age group has advanced, vision-threatening retinopathy (2004). (1) About one in three people with diabetes who are older than age 40 already have some signs of diabetic retinopathy (2014). (2) Finding and treating diabetic retinopathy earl...

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    McLaren Flint is pleased to announce September’s Outstanding Employee of the Month, Diane Hart. Hart was presented the honor by hospital leadership on September 29, 2022. “I've been an employee at McLaren for over 31 years, and to be recognized is a huge honor especially when there's so many amazing people here,” said Hart upon receiving her award. “Diane has always gone the extra mile for her patients, whether it be getting them a blanket to stay warm, providing them with food and water during their wa...

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    "Early detection of breast cancer is the best chance for survival."   October is breast cancer awareness month and the time to encourage women to stay up to date on their routine care and testing for early detection of breast cancer. At the MSU Health Care at McLaren Greater Lansing Breast Imaging Center , the message is clear: Take care of yourself and the ones you love by scheduling a mammogram . “MSU Health Care and McLaren Greater Lansing joined forces by taking what each of us do best and open...

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      "The whole food, plant-based diet (WFPB) is the gold standard."         Food nourishes the body and feeds the soul. It plays a significant role in our lives because what we eat is closely intertwined with our culture and entertainment, and it impacts our health.  A healthy diet of whole foods and plant-based foods can provide the nutrition needed for your body to function at its best, and it can also lower your cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and risk of developing ch...