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Learning to deal with a chronic disease like diabetes can be a whole lot easier — and is often more successful — when you get the right kind of support. Fortunately, that support is available to patients in the Upper Cumberland through The Diabetes Read the Full Story...
Thanks to the Code Stroke protocol now in place at Cookeville Regional, patients are getting treatment that can help save their brain function — and possibly their lives — much more quickly than before. Code Stroke made a crucial difference for Read the Full Story...
Dennis Woolbright Benefits from Robotic Partial Knee Replacement
After 19 years as a military combat engineer and 27 years as manager of Cane Creek Park, Dennis Woolbright has put a lot of wear and tear on his knees.   “My left knee started hurting a lot last year, and I was hobbling around like Chester on ‘ Read the Full Story...
Tourniquetless Knee Replacement Offers Less Pain, Quicker Recovery for...
Betty Smith of Cookeville has always been active, but after years of increasing deterioration of her right knee joint, she finally reached a point where the pain was keeping her from enjoying life.   “I had severe pain,” said Smith. “I spent more Read the Full Story...
Low-Dose CT Screening Catches Patient’s Lung Cancer Early
JOSEPH PRYOR OF COOKEVILLE, a former smoker for 42 years, was used to getting a chest X-ray to check for lung cancer during his annual visits to his primary care doctor.   “Then I saw an advertisement about how low-dose CT (LDCT) lung screenings are Read the Full Story...
Breast Cancer Survivor Says Don’t Wait to Get It Checked Out
Regina Groce of Baxter, a BRCA-positive breast cancer survivor, has a message for women everywhere: If you notice anything unusual, don’t wait to get it checked out.   “I found a lump in my breast, and I waited four to five months to go to the Read the Full Story...