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Primary, Urgent or Emergency Care: What to Choose, When

Friday, November 10, 2017

What do you do when you’re sick or hurt? Call your doctor? Call your mom? Google your symptoms? Do you drive to the nearest urgent care clinic, or rush to the emergency room? The rise of urgent care clinics or “doc-in-a-box” loc...

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12 Benefits of Skin-to-Skin Contact with Your Newborn

Sunday, November 5, 2017

One of the best ways to welcome your baby into the world is by doing “skin-to-skin” after birth, holding your infant directly against your chest after he or she is born. This offers many, many benefits, both physical and psychological ...

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5 Steps to Choosing a Primary Care Physician

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

So it’s time to find a regular doctor – someone you feel comfortable visiting every year to stay healthy. What should you be looking for in your primary care physician? Specialties/Disciplines. First, what kind of doctor should you ...

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How to Prepare for Your Surgery

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Have an upcoming surgery at a Norman Regional hospital? Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you prepare.  When You Receive Your Surgery DateSchedule a Pre-op Assessment We’ll need to meet with you the week before your operation...

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5 Helpful Resources for New Parents

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Becoming a parent can be overwhelming physically, mentally and emotionally. There’s a lot to learn, but Norman Regional is here to help. Text 4 Baby Text4Baby is a free service that sends text messages right to your phone with helpful ...

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Do I Qualify for Bariatric Surgery?

Thursday, October 5, 2017

You’ve tried everything to lose weight, but nothing has worked. Everyday activities are a struggle. Your medication list is long. You’re worried about your future. And you’re wondering if surgery is the answer. First, understand...

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What to Expect in the Emergency Room

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

We hope we never have to see you in our emergency department, but we’re ready to offer the very best care if we do.  Meanwhile, here’s a quick guide so you know what to expect if the time comes. What should I bring with me? A...

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Quick Tips for Diabetes Management

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Diabetes can be a confusing and overwhelming new challenge with a complicated new set of rules. Take heart; we’re here to help. For starters, here’s a quick guide to help you remember the main points. Monitor Your Blood Glucose T...

National Diabetes Prevention Program Information Session

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017
5:30 - 6:30pm
Conference Room 1
Norman Regional HealthPlex
3300 HealthPlex Parkway, Norman, OK 73072

Space is limited, please call 307-5733 to register.

Norman Regional Diabetes Education Center is excited to announce that recruitment and registration is underway for our next cohort of the National Diabetes Prevention Program funded by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) in partnership with the CDC.

Stay Safe and Return Healthy from Your Summer Vacation

Sunday, August 20, 2017

The summer is a popular time to travel! From backyard campouts to exotic locations, every traveler should take precautions to stay safe and disease-free.