Metabolic Surgery

Metabolic surgery and diabetes Growing evidence over the past 20 years suggests that metabolic surgery is not only effective for weight loss but also as a treatment for type 2 diabetes, resulting in improvement or remission of the disease in most cases, according to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). According to…

Transitional Pain Consult Program

Transitional Pain Consult Program This program was created for our patients who may suffer from chronic pain requiring long-term use of opioid medication, as well as our patients who may struggle with the disease of addiction. This one-to-one, telehealth visit with an Integrative Pain Management Nurse Practitioner will allow you to discuss your pain concerns…

My Surgery Success

My Surgery Success A unique program to help you feel prepared for your upcoming surgery. Participants meet with a member of the Integrative Care Team via a group online class to review self-management skills that can be learned prior to your surgery. Some of these skills include: aromatherapy, guided imagery, mindful breathing and virtual reality. …

ReNew Program

ReNew Program – ReStore, Nurture and Empower Women affected by cancer The ReNew Program, funded through a grant from the Katz Center for Women’s Health, is a free integrative oncology program. The program provides integrative care and holistic nursing services to women with an active cancer diagnosis or who are cancer survivors.   The ReNew…

Integrative Health Care

What is integrative health care? Integrative health care utilizes a combination of traditional medicine and evidence-based therapies to treat the whole person. Mather Hospital’s Integrative Care Program is staffed by specially trained nurse practitioners and registered nurses with additional training and expertise in integrative care and holistic nursing. Through the lens of whole person health,…

What is my BMI?

What is my BMI? The most common way to measure obesity is by calculating your Body Mass Index, or BMI. It’s a simple calculation of dividing your weight in pounds by your height in inches squared: Use our simple BMI calculator to find your BMI number. BMI Calculator Imperial    Metric Height 1 2 3 4 5…