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Month: September 2019

Guardian Angel Spotlight – Bohdan Lebedowicz, MD

September 19, 2019 Comments Off on Guardian Angel Spotlight – Bohdan Lebedowicz, MD

Why did you decide to become a doctor? I became a doctor thirty-five years ago because I wanted to make a difference by caring for and healing people who have various medical needs and conditions. My grandfather was a doctor in Europe and both of my sisters are nurses, so I…

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Phelps Health Helps Individuals Manage Their Diabetes

September 5, 2019 Comments Off on Phelps Health Helps Individuals Manage Their Diabetes

People who have been diagnosed with diabetes often feel overwhelmed or powerless at times. They do not know where to get the knowledge and skills needed to help manage their chronic illness. Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) services offered at Phelps Health help ease learning and empower individuals who…

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Phelps Health Diabetes Education Services Improve Quality of Life for Patients

September 1, 2019 Comments Off on Phelps Health Diabetes Education Services Improve Quality of Life for Patients

Clay Howlett was a junior in high school when he was diagnosed with diabetes. He felt dehydrated and had lost weight, about 25 pounds. Initially, Clay went to his family doctor and then to a hospital, where he was given his first dose of insulin. “I was told I couldn’t…

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