It's estimated that chronic wounds affect 6.7 million people in the US, and that number is rising. This is Wound Care Awareness Week so we wanted to learn more about the Wound Healing Center at Metro Health. We spoke with Dr. Derek Barker, Metro Health Podiatrist and Heather Volkema, a Nurse Practitioner at the Metro Health Wound Healing Center. If you'd like to learn more about the wound healing program at Metro Health, visit www.metrohealth.net
It's the time of year when our friends at Metro Health gear up for some great summer programs to help you Live Healthy. We spoke with Director of Marketing Jamie Barendsen about all that's happening. For more information or to register for any of the events happening at Metro Health this summer, visit www.MetroHealth.net and click on Live Healthy.
On average, someone in America has a stroke every 40 seconds. It is also a leading cause of serious, long-term disability. That's why it's so important to know the warning signs and get the proper care quickly. We spoke with Dr. Jordan Taylor, a neurologist at Metro Health and part of the team on the cutting edge of stroke care.