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Prostate Removal

A catheter is inserted in order to drain the bladder after surgery. The bladder is then re-attached to the urine channel over the catheter. This catheter is left in place for a short period of time to ensure proper healing.


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Health Tip of the Day

Tips for a Trimmer You

  • Eat plenty of high-fiber, complex carbohydrates, such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains.

  • Limit high-calorie, high-fat foods, such as potato chips, cakes, cheese, fried foods and whole-fat dairy foods.

  • Exercise for 30 to 60 minutes most days of the week.

  • Examine your eating habits to identify problem areas, such as high-fat snacking or having second helpings.

  • Take healthful snacks to work.

  • Don't crash-diet; the faster your weight comes off, the faster it will return.

 

Healthy Living

Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is called the "silent killer" because it has no symptoms. If high blood pressure remains unchecked, it can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure, and more. You can stop this silent killer — if you catch it in time.

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Bariatric Surgery
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.

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