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Phelps Health Foundation Hosts Annual Donor Appreciation Reception

October 9, 2019 Comments Off on Phelps Health Foundation Hosts Annual Donor Appreciation Reception

Phelps Health Foundation hosted its Annual Donor Appreciation Reception on October 3, 2019. The reception honored and recognized donors for their ongoing commitment to improving the health and wellness of people in our region. Ed Clayton, Phelps Health chief executive officer and Phelps Health Foundation board ex-officio and Dr. Christopher…

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Phelps Health Foundation Donates $25,000 for Patient Transport Van

October 7, 2019 Comments Off on Phelps Health Foundation Donates $25,000 for Patient Transport Van

Published on October 7, 2019 A generous donation of $25,000 from the Phelps Health Foundation has helped purchase a van to transport patients with limited mobility to and from their appointments at Phelps Health. The donation from the Phelps Health Foundation’s Patient Transportation Fund went toward funding a new 2019…

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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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Phelps Health Physician Cathy Bond, DO, Retires After Over 40 Years

May 3, 2019 Comments Off on Phelps Health Physician Cathy Bond, DO, Retires After Over 40 Years

Longtime family medicine physician Cathy Bond, DO, with the Phelps Health Medical Group, has retired after a 41-year career in the medical field. Her last day was April 30, 2019. “I have really enjoyed working in medicine for over 40 years,” Dr. Cathy Bond said. “I’ve gotten to know a…

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Caring for a Community

April 26, 2019 Comments Off on Caring for a Community

Having been with Phelps Health for over ten years, Angie is a veteran nurse who has gained the respect of her peers and colleagues alike. Angie is a devoted caregiver with extraordinary powers, who has made it her mission as a nurse to educate, heal, and treat people in her…

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Paying it Forward

April 16, 2019 Comments Off on Paying it Forward

In February 2014, Betty Pendley was at a doctor’s appointment at Phelps Health (previously PCRMC) when she learned she urgently needed a heart stent. She was airlifted to SSM Health St. Clare Hospital – Fenton and remained in the Intensive Care Unit for several days. Along with the physical strain…

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