As I stand writing this, my chair sits with its back to me. Swiveled away in silent protest I like to think, upset that I haven’t settled into its comfy embrace for hours.
Diabetes describes a disease in which a person has high blood sugar, either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body’s cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. It is classified as a metabolism disorder. Metabolism refers to the way our bodies use digested food for energy and growth.
Pay attention to that ‘pins and needles’ sensation
Just about everyone has experienced that “pins and needles” sensation in their feet and hands. Usually we say our foot/hand has “fallen asleep” because we have rested on it wrong.
Hospital director makes changes to make ER more senior friendly
The Payson Regional Medical Center’s service area has a population of about 50,000 people with an average age of 58. So to make visits to the emergency department more comfortable for the aging population it serves, PRMC has made some modifications.
Flu season is reaching its peak in Arizona and around the country. If you have not received your flu shot there is still time.
Question: I found some antibiotics in my medicine cabinet that are a year old. Are they still OK to take?
Senior Circle events
Welcome to the new ‘Your Health’ pages, a community partnership between Payson Regional Medical Center and the Payson Roundup.
Cell phone apps can make exercise fun, maybe even terrifying
I was running from zombies the other weekend in the woods just outside Gila Community College, on one of my favorite running trails that it appears only beasts from some post-apocalyptic world know about.
Respecting the importance of prompt service, Payson Regional Medical Center (PRMC) offers a 30-Minutes-or-Less ER Service Pledge. The doctors and staff work diligently to have each ER patient initially seen by a clinical professional — defined as a doctor or a physician assistant — within 30 minutes of arrival.
Nurse practitioner will provide care
Payson Regional Medical Center is expanding primary care access to Tonto Basin. Residents living in the area no longer have to drive 30 miles to see a doctor.
The flu is spreading quickly this season with a big increase in the disease in the past couple of weeks, according to the Gila County Health Department.
The Payson Regional Medical Center’s Senior Circle is a national, non-profit organization that encourages a healthy and active lifestyle for adults 50 and older.