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Vitamins: Their Functions and Sources Michigan Medicine
(8 days ago) Function. Sources. Vitamin A (and its precursor*, beta-carotene) *A precursor is converted by the body to the vitamin. Needed for vision, healthy skin and mucous membranes, bone and tooth growth, immune system health. Vitamin A from animal sources (retinol): fortified milk, cheese, cream, butter, fortified margarine, eggs, liver.
MyUofMHealth Patient Portal Michigan Medicine
(3 days ago) Your Connection to Michigan Medicine. The MyUofMHealth Patient Portal is a secure way to manage your health, offering a 24/7 connection to Michigan Medicine and your important health information. Through the portal you can: Request appointments Pay your bill; Message your care team; Request prescription refills
Checking In For Your Appointment Michigan Medicine
(4 days ago) Required Health Screen for all Patients and Visitors. Due to extra precautions we are taking to keep our patients safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, all patients and visitors will be screened for symptoms upon arrival at any of our hospitals or health centers.
High-Potassium Foods Michigan Medicine
(9 days ago) Very high-potassium foods. less than 100 mg. 101-200 mg. 201-300 mg. over 300 mg. You can control the amount of potassium you get in your diet by being aware of which foods are low or high in potassium. When you choose foods from lists like the one below, note the serving size. Otherwise, it can be easy to get too much or too little potassium.
Tendon Injury (Tendinopathy) Michigan Medicine
(8 days ago) Top of the page. Exams and Tests. To diagnose a tendon injury (also known as tendinopathy), your doctor will review your medical history and daily activities and conduct a physical exam to check your overall health, areas of pain and tenderness, and range of motion and strength.
Fibromyalgia Michigan Medicine
(Just Now) Health professionals who may be able to help you with fibromyalgia include: Family medicine physicians. Internists. Nurse practitioners. Physician assistants. You may need to see a specialist who has experience with fibromyalgia. These include: Rheumatologists, who have the most experience with diagnosing fibromyalgia.
Dealing With Negative Thoughts Michigan Medicine
(9 days ago) NOTICE: This health information was not created by the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) and may not necessarily reflect specific UMHS practices. For medical advice relating to your personal condition, please consult your doctor. Complete disclaimer
Viruses Live on Doorknobs and Phones and Can Get You Sick
(Just Now) And for most infectious diseases, whether someone gets sick and the severity of the illness depends on age and underlying health conditions. Cleaning objects frequently with a disinfectant is the best way to mitigate the risk of transmission from everyday objects.
Mask Resistance During a Pandemic Isn’t New – in 1918 Many
(Just Now) Health officials understood that radically changing public behavior was a difficult undertaking, especially since many found masks uncomfortable to wear. Appeals to patriotism could go only so far. As one Sacramento official noted, people “must be forced to …
Lumbar Herniated Disc Michigan Medicine
(Just Now) Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Lumbar Herniated Disc: Should I Have Surgery? Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health …
Parkinson-Plus Syndromes Michigan Medicine
(8 days ago) Parkinson-like symptoms of MSA include stiff and rigid muscles and limbs, loss of balance and coordination when walking, difficulty swallowing and speaking, blurred vision, constipation and urination problems, and erectile dysfunction. Both MSA and Parkinson's disease can cause dizziness when standing up ( orthostatic hypotension) due to a drop
Weight Management Michigan Medicine
(Just Now) Topic Overview What is a healthy weight? A healthy weight is a weight that lowers your risk for health problems. For most people, body mass index (BMI) and waist size are good ways to tell if they are at a healthy weight. But reaching a healthy weight isn't just about …
Inguinal Hernia: Should I Have Surgery Now, or Should I
(8 days ago) NOTICE: This health information was not created by the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) and may not necessarily reflect specific UMHS practices. For medical advice relating to your personal condition, please consult your doctor. Complete disclaimer
Dementia Michigan Medicine
(8 days ago) Manage health problems including diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Stay mentally alert by learning new hobbies, reading, or solving crossword puzzles. Stay involved socially. Attend community activities, church, or support groups. If your doctor recommends it, take aspirin.
Billing and Bill Payment Michigan Medicine
(6 days ago) Call our Health Information Management Department at 734-615-0872, Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Pay Your Bill by Mail. University of Michigan Health System Patient Customer Services Dept: CH14410 Palatine, Illinois 60055-4410. Patient Financial Counselors and Financial Assistance
Global Patient Care Michigan Medicine
(1 days ago) The University of Michigan Health System is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and includes three hospitals and 40 outpatient locations. The Health System is a community of more than 26,000 faculty and staff who are finding new ways to understand, diagnose, treat, manage and prevent many human diseases.
Join a Clinical Trial or Research Study Michigan Medicine
(6 days ago) Health breakthroughs are only possible when many people participate in health research. Whether you are a healthy volunteer or someone with an existing medical condition, we want to help you find the right study match for you. Thank you for your interest in helping with clinical and health research at the University of Michigan.
Sodium (Na) in Blood Test Michigan Medicine
(Just Now) A health professional uses a needle to take a blood sample, usually from the arm. How long the test takes. The test will take a few minutes. Watch. How It Feels. When a blood sample is taken, you may feel nothing at all from the needle. Or you might feel a quick sting or pinch. Risks.
Growth and Development Milestones Michigan Medicine
(9 days ago) Things like having an existing health problem, trouble hearing, or an emotional life change may cause a mild and temporary delay in reaching a milestone. For example, a young child may have a language delay because of trouble hearing or because of a developmental disorder such as autism.
Medicare: What You Need to Know Michigan Medicine
(9 days ago) The health insurance marketplace is a way for people who don't have health insurance to get coverage. The marketplace is part of the Affordable Care Act. Here are some important things to know: If you have Medicare, the insurance marketplace doesn't affect your coverage.
Blood and Body Fluid Precautions Michigan Medicine
(2 days ago) Blood and body fluid precautions involve the use of protective barriers such as gloves, gowns, masks, and eye protection. These reduce the risk of exposing the skin or mucous membranes to potentially infectious fluids. Health care workers should always use protective barriers to protect themselves from exposure to another person's blood or body
Appointments and Admissions Michigan Medicine
(3 days ago) For Physicians: M-LINE, 800-962-3555 Toll-free service for health care professionals. One number, unlimited assistance - you can schedule outpatient appointments, request a physician-to-physician consultation, coordinate a patient transfer, or inquire about any clinical services, 24-hours a day. Outpatient Appointments: 800-962-3555 The following information is a helpful
Community Health Services Programs
(1 days ago) Community Health Services is committed to connecting Michigan Medicine to the communities that we serve by providing programs and services that impact quality of life. We believe in: Developing culturally appropriate services. Building a strong foundation of community support. Delivering programs and services as identified by community focus
LGBTQ+ Health Michigan Medicine
(1 days ago) Advisory Committee for the Advancement of LGBTQ Health. The Advisory Committee for the Advancement of LGBTQ Health at Michigan Medicine (ACALHM) aims to create enduring and affirming spaces to promote the health and well-being of patients, families, learners, staff, faculty, and visitors of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions at Michigan Medicine.
Make an Appointment Sexual Health Michigan Medicine
(6 days ago) The center for sexual health is located at the East Ann Arbor Health Center 4260 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109. When you arrive at the East Ann Arbor Health Center you will go to the lower level. The center for sexual health is located next to the Java City Café. Upon arrival, please sign in at the desk and then take a seat in the waiting
Peptic Ulcer Disease Michigan Medicine
(Just Now) A peptic ulcer is a sore in the inner lining of the stomach or upper small intestine. Ulcers form when the intestine or stomach's protective layer is broken down. When this happens, digestive juices—which contain hydrochloric acid and an enzyme called pepsin—can damage the intestine or stomach tissue. Treatment cures most ulcers.
Hepatitis B Michigan Medicine
(9 days ago) Health care workers are at risk of infection if they are accidentally stuck with a used needle or other sharp instrument that has an infected person's blood on it. Infection also can occur if blood splashes onto an exposed surface, such as the eyes, the mouth, or a cut in the skin.
For Patients Michigan Medicine
(7 days ago) For Patients. Our patients and their families come first! That’s why we do everything we can to help you get better and stay better – and that includes making your stay with us as stress-free as possible. If you have a question, please ask your floor or unit nurse – or, while you are in other parts of the medical center, any UMHS staff
Infectious Diseases Michigan Medicine
(7 days ago) Our travel nurses have access to the latest information concerning health risks and vaccine requirements for specific destinations worldwide. Based on where you’re traveling, the travel nurse can provide preventive advice, required and/or recommended immunizations, and prescriptions for the prevention and treatment of health problems that are
Contact Us Michigan Medicine
(7 days ago) If you need assistance logging into your MyUofMHealth account (the patient portal) you may e-mail us at [email protected], or you can call our Health Information Management Department at 734-615-0872 Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm. Fax number is 734-936-8571.
Connected Sites Michigan Medicine
(5 days ago) Charlevoix Area Hospital, Kalkaska Memorial Health Center, Mercy Hospital Cadillac, Mercy Hospital Grayling, Munson Community Health Center, Munson Medical Center, Northwest Michigan Surgery Center, Otsego Memorial Hospital, Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital, Smith Family Breast Health Center, West Shore Medical Center. Phone: 231-935-6400 option 3.
Importance of Immunizations Michigan Medicine
(Just Now) Topic Overview. An overwhelming majority of health professionals, medical researchers, and professional medical organizations (such as the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Practice Physicians) recommend immunization.Getting immunized is important for at least two reasons: to protect yourself and to protect those around you.
Michigan Medicine Careers and Employment
(4 days ago) The University of Michigan is a top-ranked academic institution and medical center, providing exceptional care and rewarding careers. To view current job opportunities, choose either of the following links: To view our nursing and Allied Health jobs visit MichiganMedicineCareers.org. To view other Michigan Medicine positions as well as
Hospital Quiet Hours Michigan Medicine
(Just Now) Quiet Hours Help Patients Heal Quiet Hours are designated periods of time dedicated to promoting rest and sleep. To support your health and healing, the U-M Health System has established Quiet Hours in all of our inpatient areas. We are making every effort to reduce unnecessary noise and to provide resources to support your rest while under our care.
U of M Health Locations Michigan Medicine
(Just Now) U of M Health Locations. Michigan Medicine provides patient-centered, collaborative medical care at a variety of hospitals, health centers and outpatient clinics in Michigan. If you're looking for a University of Michigan facility in your neighborhood, visit our maps/directions page to see where we are located. If you already know the name of
10 Heart Tests Your Doctor Might Order, and What They Mean
(4 days ago) Michigan Medicine cardiologist Venkatesh Murthy, M.D., offers a guide to the various noninvasive tests your doctor may order, including what they’re designed to do. 1. Echocardiogram: Uses sound waves to produce images of your heart. This common test allows your physician to see how your heart is beating and how blood is moving through your
LGBTQ+ Health: A Collaborative of Care
(8 days ago) In a recent conversation, Michigan Health spoke to three of these individuals, Geoffrey Barnes, M.D., a cardiologist and vascular medicine specialist, Katherine McConville, M.A., CCC-SLP, a speech-language pathologist and Amy Jacobs, LMSW, a social worker and mental health expert, to get their perspectives on these issues.
GI Behavioral Therapy Michigan Medicine
(7 days ago) Contact the GI Behavioral Health Program. At this time, adult patients (18 years and older) must be under the care of a Michigan Medicine gastroenterologist who would be happy to place a referral to the GI Behavioral Health Program. To schedule an appointment with a Michigan Medicine gastroenterologist call 1-888-229-7408.
Interstitial Cystitis(IC)/Bladder Pain Syndrome Michigan
(8 days ago) Interstitial cystitis (IC)/bladder pain syndrome (BPS) is a chronic bladder health issue. It is a feeling of pain and pressure in the bladder area. Along with this pain are lower urinary tract symptoms which have lasted for more than 6 weeks, without having an infection or other clear causes.
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Should I Have Surgery
(Just Now) Lumbar spinal stenosis is the narrowing of the spinal canal in the low back. It usually occurs when bone and other tissues grow inside the openings in the spinal bones. This can squeeze the nerves that branch out from the spinal cord. The squeezing can cause pain, numbness, or weakness, most often in the back, buttocks, legs, or feet. Symptoms
Insurance Plans Michigan Medicine
(8 days ago) For billing and insurance questions, please contact Patient Customer Services at: Toll-free (855) 855-0863 or (734) 615-0863, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Below is a list of insurances that Michigan Medicine participates with based on Medical benefits. For Behavioral Health benefits, please contact your plan directly, as they may