Blog Posts in April, 2013

04.29.2013
5 Tips for Success after Bariatric Surgery

All bariatric surgery patients can benefit from these tips but especially those who have a gastric band. Remember, for those of you who have had a gastric band, you have asked your bariatric surgeon to place a band around the upper part of your ...

04.23.2013
Atlantic General Hospital Foundation Plans 20Th Anniversary Celebration Event

This May marks two decades since Atlantic General Hospital opened its doors to the community. The 62-bed acute care community hospital has come a long way in the past 20 years, adding more than 200 physicians to the medical staff and expanding ...

04.23.2013
AGH Diabetes Education Program Receives Formal Recognition

The staff at the Diabetes Outpatient Education Program have helped more than 1,400 people with diabetes learn how to better manage their disease over the years, empowering them to stave off debilitating and life-threatening conditions like heart ...

04.23.2013
About Me

My Story: I have always been a “Big Girl” and all the life aspects that go along with that (not fitting into social groups, teasing, etc.). Therefore, in my lifetime, I have tried so many ways to lose weight: Weight Watchers, Atkins, ...

04.17.2013
Agh Diabetes Education Program Names New Diabetes Education Coordinator

Atlantic General Hospital recently named Darlene Jameson, a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator, to the role of coordinator of their Diabetes Outpatient Education Program. Jameson, who became a diabetes educator in 2008, has been ...

04.11.2013
Agh Junior Auxiliary Holds Progressive Dinner

Atlantic General Hospital’s Junior Auxiliary Group is holding a Progressive Dinner in downtown Berlin on Monday, April 22. The event serves as a fundraiser benefitting the hospital to support programs such as community health education, the ...

04.02.2013
Healthway Drives Goes Tobacco Free

Atlantic General Hospital, Berlin Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and the Worcester County Health Department are joining together to become a tobacco-free campus on May 1, 2013. The new tobacco-free campus policy comprises cigarettes, pipes, and ...