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  • Is Painful Diabetic Neuropathy Getting on Your Nerves?

    For individuals suffering with painful diabetic neuropathy, high-frequency spinal cord stimulation may provide substantial pain relief and improved health-related quality of life. Story by Ann Butenas    |    Sponsored Content For patients dealing with diabetes, painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) should definitely be on their radar. PDN is the result of irreversible nerve damage, and it affects about half of all individuals ...
  • Committed to Community

    The primary focus is on people helping people, for a lifetime At Arvest. Story by Ann Butenas    |    Group Photos by Matthew Anderson    |    Sponsored Content When you choose to do business with Arvest Bank – whether personal, professional, or both – you are at the starting point of what promises to be a long and successful relationship. With a ...
  • Medical Illustration? What’s That? Let Me Draw You a Picture!

    Imagine a well-orchestrated symphony of science, medicine, media technology, and communication that provides concise anatomical, medical and scientific information: that’s medical illustration in a nutshell. Story by Ann Butenas Medical and Scientific Illustrator Mark M. Miller undoubtedly fields myriad questions about his professional work on a regular basis, the most common of which is, “What is medical illustration?” He has ...
  • Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy

    Eating healthy is not a diet. It is a lifestyle and one that can be enjoyed throughout the holidays. Story by Ann Butenas “When what to my wandering eyes should appear, but 10 extra pounds on my hips, thighs, and rear.”  While we all want to have a great time during the holidays, we highly suspect no one wants to ...
  • The Trusted Choice

    Passionate about patient care, MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital understands the power of trust when restoring the best quality of life possible to its patients. Story by Ann Butenas In order to regain independence after a life-changing illness or injury, it is important you have a team of specialists fully committed to your own unique journey of recovery. MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital (MARH), ...
  • No Better Time Than Earlier

    Story by Bethany Vonseggern In healthcare, professionals often hear families and patients say they wish they had known sooner. Know what exactly? Preventative care options, home care options, support options? This list could go on because as we avoid mortality and the reality of our aging family (and selves) we inadvertently miss considering the options that can provide ourselves and ...
  • Diabetes and Cancer

    During National Diabetes Month in November, it is important to understand and raise awareness about the link between diabetes and certain types of cancer. Story by Ann Butenas Nearly 30 million people in the United States have some type of diabetes.  Sadly, one in four people don’t even realize they have this disease. This is good reason to raise awareness ...
  • Take Flu Season Seriously & Prepare

    Story by Jeanie Edgmon This year, National Influenza Vaccination week will be observed from December 5-9, 2022. It is a gentle reminder to take Influenza seriously. Commonly called the flu, Influenza is a contagious viral infection that can cause mild to severe symptoms and life-threatening complications even in healthy individuals. The good news is it can be avoided with a ...
  • One Good Meal

    Serving One Meal at a Time! Story by Ann Butenas The organization is called One Good Meal, but it should be called Thousands and Thousands of Good Meals. For more than 25 years, One Good Meal has been delivering meals to Lee’s Summit’s shut-ins and elderly. More than 130 meals every day, Monday through Friday to those in need, regardless ...
  • National COPD Awareness Month

    The month of November is a time to come together and help improve the lives of those living with COPD. Story by Ann Butenas An all-encompassing title for airflow obstruction, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), is a serious disease of the lungs that make it very difficult to breathe. COPD is also referred to as emphysema or chronic bronchitis. A ...

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