June 25, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Receives Full Certification from CDC in Preventing Type 2 Diabetes With Proven Program

  Did you know that people with prediabetes; (individuals with higher-than-normal blood glucose levels) are 5 to 15 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those with normal blood glucose levels?  In fact, many people with prediabetes can be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within five years. Prevent ...Read More
June 18, 2018

Free Weight Loss Surgery Seminars and Support Group Offered

Methodist Hospitals offers weight loss surgery seminars for individuals considering weight   loss surgery. The seminars are informational and offer information about weight loss and surgery options. The session is open to all interested individuals and their family and friends. Weight loss surgery seminars are offered at Merrillville and Michigan City ...Read More
June 18, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Offers Support Groups This Summer

The support groups are offered are: Cardiac Support Groups is offered to cardiac patients, family and friends to share personal experiences, successes and struggles, to offer one another emotional support and get practical advice and knowledge. This support group is held the fourth Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m. ...Read More
June 18, 2018

Methodist Offers Lactation Walk-in Clinic and Prepared Childbirth Class

Methodist Hospitals is offering a lactation walk-in clinic and a prepared childbirth class for mothers. Listed below is the schedule of summer programs in June, July and August. The free walk-in clinic is for prenatal and postnatal breastfeeding mothers where mothers can share stories, make connections and learn about available ...Read More
June 18, 2018

Methodist offers Diabetes Self-Management Education Classes and Support and Education Group

Methodist Hospitals offers a variety of programs for patients with Diabetes. Listed below is the schedule of summer programs in June, July and August: Diabetes Self-Management Education Classes involve all aspects of treatment education as well as prevention of chronic complications. This class is held the first three Wednesdays of ...Read More
June 14, 2018

Methodist Hospitals Welcomes Podiatrists Drs. Dennis W. Smith and Bruce J. Brincko to Methodist Physician Group Network

Methodist Hospitals is pleased to announce the addition of two (2) new Podiatrists, Dr. Dennis W. Smith and Dr. Bruce J. Brincko, to the Methodist Physician Group Network.  Drs. Brinko and Smith’s areas of expertise include skin, nail and soft tissue infections/issues, diabetic foot care, wound care, sports medicine, heel ...Read More
June 14, 2018

Methodist Hospital’s Presents Preventing Cervical Cancer Starts with the HPV Vaccine

What: Dr. Vida McGhee-Lewis, Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, will educate women on the prevention of cervical cancer and the HPV vaccine at Healthy Night Out with the Girls. The HPV vaccine can help reduce the risk of developing cervical and other cancers.  She will talk about the importance ...Read More
June 7, 2018

Methodist Hospitals receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Methodist Hospitals has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Methodist Hospitals additionally received ...Read More