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  • July 1, 2022 Diabetes Control in the Elderly   SUMMARY: Management of the elderly patient with diabetes promote relaxed targets and avoidance of aggressive control. Choice of diabetes medications in the elderly requires careful assessment of hypoglycemic risk 1 . Adults > 65 years of age with diabetes should be a high priority for depression screening and treatment.   MANAGEMENT: Individualize Targets and Goals 2 7 - 7.5% is reasonable for healthy patients over age 65 with no or few comorbi...

  • Port Huron, MI – McLaren Port Huron Foundation and its health care partners have awarded scholarships to 27 students pursuing degrees in professions represented in the hospital and the community. Since 1988, 551 recipients have received $651,250 through the scholarship program. Scholarships are funded by the Carter family, Demashkieh family, Folske family, Godbold family, McLaren Port Huron Auxiliary, McLaren Port Huron Employees That Care Club, and McLaren Port Huron Foundation. The 2022 scholarship rec...

  • June 15, 2022 Current Procedural Terminology Category II Codes (CPT-2 Codes)   WHAT ARE CPT-2 CODES: They describe the following: Clinical components, such as those typically included in evaluation, management, or other clinical services. Results from clinical laboratory or radiology tests and other procedures. Identified processes intended to address patient safety practices (such as fall risk). Services reflecting compliance with state or federal law.   PURPOSE: CPT II codes help define nati...

  • Doctor performing surgery with a team

    Port Huron, MI – McLaren Port Huron will present the Savvy Seniors program Scam Alert for Seniors Tuesday, June 21, 10 – 11 a.m. in the hospital’s Charles Classroom (please use the Rourke entrance). Scams targeting senior citizens are extremely prevalent and often go unreported due to the victim’s embarrassment and fear of losing their independence. Deceptive practices against seniors are perpetrated in person, over the phone, and on the internet, and can be hard to identify especially if the individual...

  • Port Huron, MI – McLaren Port Huron and its health care partners have awarded scholarships to 28 students pursuing degrees in professions represented in the hospital and the community. Since 1988, 524 recipients have received $615,750 through the scholarship program. Scholarships are funded by the Carter family, Demashkieh family, McLaren Port Huron Auxiliary, Goldbold family, McLaren Port Huron Employees That Care Club, and McLaren Port Huron Foundation. The 2021 scholarship recipients are: Marwood Nur...

  • Doctor performing surgery with a team

    Monday, January 11, Marwood Nursing & Rehab began vaccinating staff and residents. Brian Oberly, Marwood administrator, talked with Paul Miller about this exciting time at Marwood. Listen here:

  • Port Huron, MI – Start the New Year off right with McLaren Port Huron’s virtual Savvy Seniors Series. The series takes place Wednesdays, January 27, February 24 and March 24, 1-2 p.m. A link to each virtual presentation, listed below, will be emailed to registered participants a week prior to the presentation. • January 27:  Be Active – Exercise keeps your body and brain healthy. Join Jenny McElwain from the Blue Water YMCA to learn more about the benefits of exercise and how to stay active at...