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Advancing Breast Health: The Evolution of Breast Imaging

One of the best proactive measures you can take for your breast health is to empower yourself with knowledge. Understand your personal breast health and schedule your mammograms annually. Annual mammograms remain the gold standard for detecting breast cancer. The goal of a screening mammogram is to find cancer at an early stage when treatment … Read More
Published On: April 22, 2024

Infertility: What to Expect When Faced With the Unexpected

Infertility affects women of all reproductive ages and people creating families at different life stages with varied backgrounds. It can feel like a lonely road, filled with unexpected twists and turns. Whether you are just beginning your family building journey or have been on this path for some time, know that you are not alone. … Read More
Published On: April 22, 2024

The Road to Parenthood: Grateful Patient Grows With Hoag

As a young sixteen-year-old starting her health journey, Kailyn Hutchinson first crossed paths with Hoag OB/GYN, Lisa Karamardian, M.D., Jeffrey M. Carlton Endowed Chair in Women’s Health, in honor of Dr. Anne M. Kent and Medical Director of Maternal Child Health at Hoag Hospital. Little did Kailyn know that this initial meeting would mark the … Read More
Published On: April 22, 2024

Maximizing Performance: Sports Nutrition Tips for Young Athletes

As the title sponsor of the Hoag Classic and Hoag OC Marathon, and the official health care partner of the Los Angeles Chargers and the World Surf League in California, Hoag has long been committed to promoting exercise and a healthy lifestyle for athletes. Our latest partnership with the Orange County Soccer Club reinforces that … Read More
Published On: April 19, 2024

Glucose Sensing Beyond Diabetes: A Tool for Smart Health?

In today’s fast-paced world, prioritizing health has become more important than ever. Whether you’re managing a chronic condition or simply striving for overall wellness, having access to advanced health monitoring tools can make all the difference. Enter the Stelo by Dexcom, the first FDA approved Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) that can be purchased over the … Read More
Published On: April 15, 2024

Nutrition for Marathon Runners: What to Eat Before, During, and After the Race

The days leading up to a marathon may feel like a good time to indulge in all of your favorite foods, because let’s face it, you’re about to run 26.2 miles and why not eat that chocolate cake? But food plays an important role in performance for runners, so what you decide to eat can … Read More
Published On: April 10, 2024

Traveling With Diabetes

Traveling is gloriously disrupting. New time zones. Unfamiliar foods. Activities that you would never think to try at home. Just don’t let travel disrupt your diabetes management. “With travel, it’s important to plan ahead. Just like you’d book your hotel in advance, be sure to discuss with your doctor the best practices for dosing/timing adjustments … Read More
Published On: April 9, 2024

Hoag Announces $25 Million Gift to Boldly Hoag Campaign

IRVINE, Calif. (April 8, 2024) – Scheduled to open in 2026, Hoag’s reimagined Sun Family Campus in Irvine will be built around the Du Family Hospital Pavilion in honor of a generous $25 million gift from longtime philanthropists Ben and Carmela Du. The Du Family Hospital Pavilion will serve as a focal point welcoming patients … Read More
Published On: April 8, 2024
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Hoag Gives Cardiac Patient a ‘Second Chance at Life’

Abi Basu and his wife traveled to India to perform a religious ritual honoring their deceased parents, but it was his own mortality that faced a terrifying threat. Multiple times on the journey, Abi lost his breath for several minutes. At night he awoke, gasping for air. He blacked out on a train platform. He … Read More
Published On: April 4, 2024

Hoag First in World to Enroll Prostate Cancer Patients in Molecular Imaging & Therapy Clinical Trials

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 2, 2024 – Hoag is the first site in the world to enroll patients in two clinical trials for prostate cancer staging and treatment. One trial focuses on molecular imaging and the other on molecular therapy; both are poised to redefine the standard of care for patients with prostate cancer worldwide. … Read More
Published On: April 2, 2024