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Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – March 17, 2018

10:00-11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – Desert Oasis Health Care Segment

Helene Le Clair
– V.P. of Hospital Administration
All classes @ D.O.H.C.
– National Nutrition Month and National Colo-Rectal Cancer Awareness Month.
– “Age-in” meetings to help you make plans for your health care needs. FREE open to all ages….every Sat., all through the Valley.
– D.O.H.C.’s Immediate Care’s are open every day of the week, open to everyone.
– Immediate Cares are in Palm Springs, Indio, Yucca and Palm Desert.
(760) 328-1184

Sarah Tripp
– She’s the Manager of Health Education @ D.O.H.C. and a registered dietician.
– DIET just means a “pattern of eating”.
– Whole grains have higher fiber content, avoid the breads that are made w/ processed flour, etc.,
– Eat fresh and frozen vegetable and fruits.
– Visit “Health Education” page @ www.mydohc.com.

Melissa Schragge
– Office manager of our gastroenterologist @ D.O.H.C.
– Because it’s Colon Cancer Awareness Month, you should have a colonoscopy.
– Twilight sleep during the procedure.
– Only side affect is a bit of gas.
– Colon cancer 2nd most deadly cancer in both men and women.
– 50 years old, unless you have a family history of colo-rectal cancer. Then every 10 years, unless you have the family history.
– Colo-rectal cancer is very preventable.

Sarah, Helene, and Melissa

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