The Sweet Taste of Healthy

Diabetes-RonaldBlog

For Ronald Miller, the first sign of trouble appeared about five years ago when he was waking up repeatedly in the middle of the night. “I couldn’t stay out the bathroom at night,” says Ronald, who’s now 58. He was working a physically demanding job as a warehouse manager. After long days on his feet, […]

New Treatment Option for Sleep Apnea Comes to Baton Rouge

SleepApneaBlog

  Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center is the first facility in the Baton Rouge metro area to offer a revolutionary new treatment for obstructive sleep apnea, a condition that affects more than 18 million Americans. It’s a condition that Mike Oster knows all too well. “My real problem is that I’m just […]

How weight loss surgery is making his kidney transplant possible

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Todd Gomez is in need of a kidney transplant. The Denham Springs native has lived with chronic renal failure for more than four years, a diagnosis that keeps him on daily dialysis treatments. His doctors told him he wasn’t eligible for a life-altering kidney transplant because of his weight. At that time, the 53-year-old weighed […]