Peripheral Artery Disease Can Increase Your Risk for Wounds

Heidi Monaghan, D.P.M., a podiatrist with Midland Podiatry Associates, and James Shepich, M.D., the medical director of MidMichigan Health's Wound Treatment Center in Midland discuss how non-healing wounds can result from poor circulation caused by Peripheral Artery Disease, or PAD.

Learn About Inherited Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing

Photo of a family, multiple generations.This year’s Elsa U. Pardee Memorial Cancer Lecture will be held in the Towsley Building Auditorium on Wed., October 16 at 6 p.m., and will address the topic of inherited cancer risk and genetic testing. Join Goutham Narla, M.D., Ph.D., chief of the Division of Genetic Medicine at Michigan Medicine, as he discusses the role that genetics play in a person's overall disease risk, the personal risk for disease based on family history, and when it's recommended to undergo genetic testing and see a genetic counselor. Immediately following the key note speaker, a panel including MidMichigan Health Genetic Counselors will participate in an interactive question and answer session.

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MidMichigan Health is a non-profit health system, headquartered in Midland, Michigan, affiliated with Michigan Medicine, the health care division of the University of Michigan. MidMichigan Health covers a 23-county region with medical centers in Midland, Alpena, Alma, Clare, Gladwin, Mt. Pleasant and West Branch. In addition to its Medical Centers, MidMichigan Health also offers both home health care and physician services, and has a strong commitment to medical education. MidMichigan Physicians Group provides urgent care and medical offices in more than 30 specialties and subspecialties including cardiology, hematology/oncology, orthopedics, vascular surgery, family medicine and more. The MidMichigan Health Foundation supports patients and families served by MidMichigan Health by raising funds for equipment, services and programs. Currently, MidMichigan has more than 8,300  employees, volunteers, physicians and other personnel and provided more than $90* million in community benefits in fiscal year 2019.

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Her Only Regret Following Bariatric Surgery Was Not Acting Sooner

Lauren Marshall was pre-diabetic, suffered from high cholesterol and was diagnosed with fatty liver disease. On top of that, the extra pounds were taking a huge toll on her emotionally. Thanks to MidMichigan Health’s Surgical Weight Management Program she is 110 pounds lighter and has been able to regain her life back. Lauren shares her experience and talks about her amazing transformation. MidMichigan Health offers bariatric surgery at their Medical Centers in Alma and Midland Michigan. Those who would like to watch an informational video or take a free weight loss assessment may visit