The Long Beach Memorial Diabetes Program has been re-accredited for the Advanced Disease Specific Certification for Diabetes by The Joint Commission. The Joint Commission recognized Long Beach Memorial’s dedication to continuous performance improvement and its passion for achieving consistent quality care.
When Kim Hirado and her husband, Judson Feder, decided to have children later in life they knew they might run into complications. At 43-years-old Hirado underwent successful in vitro fertilization, which resulted in her becoming pregnant with twins. As is the case with many twins, Hirado and Feder’s babies were born prematurely, at just 25 weeks.
Corinne Garthoff met her husband on the beaches of Belmont Shore. Avid volleyball players, the couple often enjoyed friendly competition on the courts with other Long Beach locals. One evening, after a full day of activity, Corinne’s back was sore. Lying facedown so her husband could “crack” her back, she felt a painful lump in her right breast.
The Long Beach Turkey Trot has grown immensely from its humble beginnings 12 years ago, and if Justin Rudd has anything to say about it, this year’s installment of the Long Beach Turkey Trot will continue the tradition of the community coming together to “take a pre-emptive strike against the holiday bulge.”
Thousands of children in the United States are living with pediatric digestive and nutritional disorders because gastrointestinal conditions and its symptoms aren’t always recognized and every child’s body is different. When it comes to getting to the “bottom” of the matter, the color of their bowel movement can indicate good or poor gastrointestinal health.