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Preparing for Orthopedic Surgery with Diabetes

There are many conditions that can make having surgery more complicated. Many patients with complex care issues are directed to New England Baptist Hospital because of our experience in handling these complicated cases. One condition that requires expert care is diabetes. In honor of American Diabetes Month, Dr. Joan Larrabee has the following tips on preparing for surgery if you have diabetes.

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Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is a fun time of year for children, parents and grandparents. Stay safe as you head out to trick or treat this season with the following tips.

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Avoid Raking Injuries This Fall

October is here, and as the temperatures begin to fall, so do those pesky leaves. Raking is a necessary part of the fall cleanup, and while it is a great way to get some exercise, if not done properly it can lead to various injuries. Dr. John Turchetta, Physiatrist (medical specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation) at NEBH recommends keeping the following tips in mind as you begin your fall lawn cleanup.

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National Physical Therapy Month

At New England Baptist Hospital, we are 100% devoted to keeping you moving. One way the experts at NEBH are able to do this is through our outpatient physical therapy program. In honor of National Physical Therapy month, Melissa DiTaranto, DPT, CMP, BS, a physical therapist at NEBH, discusses some common questions she receives from patients.

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Becoming an Empowered Patient

NEBH encourages all patients to play an active role in their care and recovery. In celebration of Patient Centered Care Awareness Month, we urge patients to educate themselves prior to surgery and communicate their expectations, concerns and hopes to their health care teams. Learn how you can take control of your healthcare and become an empowered patient.

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