Navigation Links
Anschutz Health and Wellness Center in Action
Date:7/29/2013

’s there to get healthy.”

After an 80-hour work week, it’s hard to find the time—not to mention the energy—to get in a good workout. The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center helped Frank DeGruy, MD, professor in the CU School of Medicine, find the time—and now he feels like he has more energy than ever.

“There are several fitness centers near my home, but I like the way this one is staffed,” he said. “The staff are highly competent and knowledgeable, and they offer a lot of instruction, support, reinforcement and encouragement.”

For years, DeGruy, struggled with chronic back pain. Three to four times a year, he would injure his back while downhill skiing or by doing something as simple as lifting a suitcase. Since he started working with Nick Edwards, a personal trainer at the Center, he has been working out more aggressively than ever before and has sustained zero injuries.

And his success story at the Center has extended to his Department of Family Medicine where he gives colleagues his blessing to take time out of the work day to go to the Center to work out together.

“There is a well-established body of literature around the notion that physical activity and physical health make people more productive at work,” he said. “I believe if we can promote, as a work priority, physically healthy people, we’ll actually get more done and be better at what we do.”

Joy Fox lost 70 pounds in one year, and she’s keeping the weight off. A weight management class at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center made it possible for the 58-year-old.

Every Tuesday for 20 weeks she showed up at the Center at 5:30 p.m., along with about 10 other women, and spent an hour learning how to use meal replacement products to shed weight. Then, she worked with two of the Center’s registered dietitians, Kristen Bing and Elizabeth Kealey, to learn how to maintain her weight, eating proper portions of nutritious foods.

“A lot of overwei
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Community Care Alliance of Illinois Launches New Health Care Network for Medicaid Recipients in Rockford Area
2. Take the Healthcare Risk IQ Test
3. Human cells respond in healthy, unhealthy ways to different kinds of happiness
4. Beaumont Health System Launches Research Trial of Bioresorbable Heart Scaffold
5. Detex Guard Tour System Delivers Reliable Reads for Healthcare Facilities
6. New iHealthNet.org CerviHeadache Interest Group Launched to the Rescue for Neck Pain and Headache Sufferers
7. Health Briefs TV Announces Medical Minutes Segment on Sports Medicine
8. Your Face and Neck Made More Alluring with Natural Oils Now on Sale: Nourish Skin in a Healthy Way with Luxurious Facial Oil from Sublime Beauty
9. Beaumont Health System launches research trial of bioresorbable heart scaffold
10. Richmond, Virginia Health Coach Ellen Bernstein Launches Innovative New Healthy Eating Website
11. BioTrust OmegaKrill 5X Omega-3 Supplement Review Released by Health News Wires
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/23/2014)... The inaugural single day event in ... New Otani Tokyo Gardens in Tokyo. Clinical data scientists will ... validation. , The second single day event in China ... in Shanghai. The clinical data scientists attending this event will ... and listings, which display data collected in clinical studies and ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 "The primary purpose ... control," said an inventor from Sacramento, Ca.. "Call lights are ... or left hanging on the IV pole out of the ... the nurse call device whenever they need it, I created ... effectively position the nurse call device within easy reach. The ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... 2014 From first-hand experience, Matthew O'Farrell ... and how it can be treated. , A medically ... in 2006. His platoon sustained multiple attacks resulting in ... diagnosed with combat-related PTSD and honorably discharged from the ... I had distanced myself from my friends and family,” ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 23, 2014 (HealthDay ... providing better care, not more care, ... A new report suggests that,s the direction the ... IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics in Parsippany, N.J., identifies 10 ... delivery of health care and use of medicines over the ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... What information do patients need ... Forum (NQF) released a report ( http://bit.ly/1DwekE9 ), ... infographic ( http://bit.ly/1tX3lzA ) resulting from an in-depth ... patients define affordability, and what information and changes ... possible healthcare at the lowest possible cost. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:PhUSE Further Expands its Global Community Into the Asian Region 2Health News:Virtual Reality software to help treat PTSD 2Health News:Virtual Reality software to help treat PTSD 3Health News:Report Identifies Game Changers for U.S. Health Care 2Health News:Report Identifies Game Changers for U.S. Health Care 3Health News:Finding Affordable Care: Asking the Right Question is Key 2
... consumption dropped, study found , FRIDAY, June 18 (HealthDay ... may reduce consumption and help lower levels of obesity ... suggests. , Researchers examined what happened during a time ... in Boston increased the price of regular soft drinks ...
... , ... Life sell an extensive range of vitamins supplements and nutritional supplements by top manufacturers ... ... Established in 1999, Vitamins for Life (vitaminsforlife.co.uk) supplies practitioner-grade nutritional supplements that ...
... 2010: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) patients from Brazil ... that their rheumatic conditions negatively affect their emotional ... today at EULAR 2010, the Annual Congress of ... Furthermore, findings of the French study specifically revealed ...
... The effects of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) may differ ... results of a new study presented today at EULAR ... Rheumatism in Rome, Italy. In particular, the study reinforced ... European subpopulations. Results from a Europe-wide study, involving ...
... Kids Bento ... , ... 18, 2010 -- School’s about to start and so is the mad morning scramble of ... kids’ bento boxes , from Laptop Lunches. They’re ideal for packing fun, wholesome, ...
... ... 360 Degree Guarantee and provide consumers with coverage that extends past the original manufacturer labor ... standard warranty. , ... 18, 2010 -- Treadmill Doctor has announced the introduction of their new 360 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:People May Skip Soft Drinks Rather Than Pay More 2Health News:Natural Health Online Retailer VitaminsForLife.co.uk Expands Inventory to Meet UK Demands 2Health News:Natural Health Online Retailer VitaminsForLife.co.uk Expands Inventory to Meet UK Demands 3Health News:Sex lives of patients are negatively affected by rheumatoid arthritis and SLE 2Health News:Sex lives of patients are negatively affected by rheumatoid arthritis and SLE 3Health News:Kids' Lunchboxes Go Bento for Easy Back to School Lunch Making, Thanks to Laptop Lunches 2Health News:Treadmill Doctor 360 Degree Guarantee Extended Service Plans 2
(Date:9/23/2014)... 23, 2014  SI-BONE, Inc., a medical device company ... ® a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device indicated ... that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded ... for the fixation and fusion of bone.  This newly ... tapered distal end that may be placed from one bone across ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... Sept. 23, 2014 Report Details ... you trends, R&D and predicted revenues Do you ... Now get the latest analysis for those cancer ... opportunities and revenue forecasts. Visiongain,s new report ... kinase inhibition and related technology. There avoid missing ...
(Date:9/23/2014)... , Sept. 23, 2014 EnzymeBioSystems (OTCBB: ... along with the process of evaluating an enzyme ... in fighting tumors. In an effort to evaluate this ... with various contract research organizations to enlist their ... the use of an antitumor natural product called ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:SI-BONE, Inc. Strengthens Patent Portfolio with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Issuance of Threaded, Fenestrated Implant Method Patent 2SI-BONE, Inc. Strengthens Patent Portfolio with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Issuance of Threaded, Fenestrated Implant Method Patent 3Kinase Inhibitors for Treating Cancer: Industry Analysis, R&D Trends and World Market Forecasts 2014-2024 2Kinase Inhibitors for Treating Cancer: Industry Analysis, R&D Trends and World Market Forecasts 2014-2024 3Kinase Inhibitors for Treating Cancer: Industry Analysis, R&D Trends and World Market Forecasts 2014-2024 4Kinase Inhibitors for Treating Cancer: Industry Analysis, R&D Trends and World Market Forecasts 2014-2024 5EnzymeBioSystems Announces Progress with an Enzyme Compound 2
... today reported financial results for the third quarter ended,September ... Novavax reported a net loss of $9.0 million, or ... $5.0 million net loss, or the,equivalent of $0.08 loss ... For the nine months ended September 30, 2007, the ...
... Allos,Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALTH ) today announced ... non-randomized, open-label, multi-center dose,escalation study of the Company,s ... tumors or non-Hodgkin,s lymphoma (NHL). "We are ... said Pablo,J. Cagnoni, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Novavax Reports Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Progress with Vaccine Development Programs 2Novavax Reports Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Progress with Vaccine Development Programs 3Novavax Reports Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Progress with Vaccine Development Programs 4Novavax Reports Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Progress with Vaccine Development Programs 5Novavax Reports Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results and Progress with Vaccine Development Programs 6Allos Therapeutics Initiates Study of RH1 in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors or non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 2Allos Therapeutics Initiates Study of RH1 in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors or non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 3Allos Therapeutics Initiates Study of RH1 in Patients with Advanced Solid Tumors or non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 4
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: