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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 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

Advancements in Concussion Management: A Comprehensive Approach

Concussions are a common form of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that can result from a blow to the head or a sudden jolt to the body causing the brain to move rapidly within the skull. Despite their classification as a ‘mild’ brain injury, the potential long-term repercussions have spurred ongoing research and advancements in treatment … Read More
Published On: March 25, 2024

Early Detection Saves Lives: Understanding Colorectal Cancer Screening Methods

Colorectal cancer is a significant health concern, but early detection and timely intervention can substantially improve outcomes. Hoag’s highly experienced colorectal cancer care team provides patient-centered, integrated care to address all needs of a patient, from early detection and diagnosis through state-of-the-art surgical approaches. While the exact cause of colon cancer remains elusive, factors such … Read More
Published On: March 21, 2024

Unlocking Peak Performance: Mental Preparation Tips for Excelling in Soccer

Achieving success in sports, particularly soccer, extends far beyond physical ability. The mental game plays a crucial role in determining an athlete’s performance on and off the field. From maintaining focus to managing pressure, mental preparation is key to unlocking peak performance. Hoag has recently announced its partnership as the exclusive health care provider for … Read More
Published On: March 19, 2024

Hydration for Young Runners: Staying Safe and Hydrated

Staying hydrated seems easy enough, but often times, especially for young runners, taking the time to refuel can be forgotten when the focus is on training or the excitement of race day. But the reality is hydration should be at the top of the priority list for all runners, both kids and adults, because of … Read More
Published On: March 11, 2024