Battle the bulge the non-surgical way!

The holidays are upon us and that means family, fun and food!  What’s great about this time of year is the excitement in the air and the generous spirit that comes with it.  The only downside may be the extra pounds we pack on after the holiday craze has ended. 

Pam Noonan of Gwinnett Medical Center Garners March of Dimes Award for Excellence in Nursing
Recognized for care, compassion, service 

Lawrenceville, Ga. – The Georgia Chapter of the March of Dimes announced that Pam Noonan of the Gwinnett Women’s Pavilion at Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC)-Lawrenceville received top honors in the Women’s Health category. The organization honored 16 outstanding local nurses at the 2014 Nurse of the Year Awards.

Rebecca Paden, BCND

It’s the food
By Rebecca Paden, BCND

Recently I attended and spoke at a cancer survivor banquet. After the luncheon one of my patients came up to me and said “you know what is missing? More discussion about prevention. We discussed treatment, detection and research but nothing about prevention.” She was spot on. My mentor, Dr. John McDougall, M.D. published the first study accepted in a scientific journal on the dietary treatment of breast cancer which was published in 1982.

Gwinnett-based medical residency program moves ahead

Lawrenceville, Ga.– Interviews are underway at Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) for the new internal medicine residency program. The first class of internal medicine residents will begin training in June 2015; GMC hopes to accept up to five residents during the first year.