Archives for January 2020

[KARE 11, January 14, 2020]   An estimated 84 million people in the United States are likely prediabetic and they don’t know it. Those with prediabetes don’t have any symptoms, but their blood glucose levels are above average.
January 14, 2020
[KSTP TV, January 13, 2020]   Abbott Northwestern Hospital now has an app to help patients and people visiting the hospital find their way around. The hospital's new technology is accessed through the free Allina Health app .
January 13, 2020
[Martha Stewart, January 13, 2020]   Arthritis can be a debilitating disease, and it affects a whopping 53 millions Americans—that's 23 percent of all adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While there is no one single cure for arthritis, many patients notice a direct correlation between the food they eat and the way their joints feel.
January 13, 2020
[Southwest News Media, January 11, 2020]   Minnesotans are all too familiar with the gloominess that comes along with the long winters. The days are short and there's not much sunlight to soak up, which can leave people feeling sluggish.
January 11, 2020
[Star Tribune, January 10, 2019]   Allina Health System has created a partnership with Optum, the health services division of Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth Group, that could develop up to a dozen new ambulatory surgery centers over the next five years. Minneapolis-based Allina did not release financial terms of the development agreement, which was finalized in December.
January 10, 2020
[KMSP Fox 9, January 09, 2020]   In a week, Minnesota has seen the number of people who died from the flu this season double, as the Department of Health has reported eight more deaths. Health officials say the median age of death is 80 and none of the deaths have been children at this time.
January 09, 2020
[KMSP Fox 9 News, January 08, 2020]   Researchers on Wednesday reported the largest-ever one-year decline in the U.S. cancer death rate, 2.2 percent. And since 1992, the cancer death rate has dropped 29 percent.
January 08, 2020
[KARE 11, January 08, 2020]   It’s a new decade of health trends. Each year we see new fads make headlines, especially diets.
January 08, 2020
[WCCO-TV, January 08, 2020]   80 to 90 percent of all New Year's resolutions fail and many of them have to do with diet and losing weight. Allina Health registered dietician Amy Pleimling talked with WCCO News about a better way to follow through with those diet resolutions.
January 08, 2020
[WDIO TV, January 07, 2020]   Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute 's adaptive skiing and snowboarding program for enthusiasts with disabilities is underway for 2020 in the Northland. The program provides downhill skiing and snowboarding opportunities for those with physical limitations.
January 07, 2020