If you work out at Boone Hospital’s WELLAWARE Fitness Center, chances are you know Lois Sellmeyer. Lois is 92 and has worked out at the gym three days a week for the last 17 years. She is known for her outgoing and friendly demeanor and has made lots of friends during her time at the gym. She’s even been nicknamed the “social director” by WELLAWARE staff.
A healthy, balanced diet isn’t just good for weight loss; it can give you energy, keep your body in good working condition and enhance your workouts. You may have resolved to eat healthier this year but don’t know where to begin or what you really need to do to eat healthy. Boone Hospital WELLAWARE registered dietitians Jennifer Anderson (listed as JA), Kelsie Knerr (KK) and Jennifer Tveitnes (JT) answered our questions.
Harold Price was born with a coarctation — a narrowing of the aorta that prevents the main blood vessel from carrying oxygenated blood from the heart to the body. This complication ended up being just one of many health difficulties has Harold has faced throughout his 69-year life.
WELLAWARE registered dietitian Kelsie Knerr shows how making healthy choices can be easy and fun.
Christi Blauvelt says her sleeve gastrectomy was "not a magic trick – This is a change in life."
Boone Medical Group congratulates Sonya Addison, MD, for being named one of Columbia Business Times’ 2016 20 Under 40.
After the excitement of the holidays is over, it’s normal to feel underwhelmed returning to the daily grind, especially with several months of cold winter weather ahead of us. But some people feel more than a post-holiday letdown. For people with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), the change of seasons brings a change of mood.
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