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Diabetes 101 (Part 2): Living with Diabetes

In Diabetes 101 (Part 1), we covered diabetes risk factors and symptoms. In honor of National Diabetes Month this November, we’re further showcasing how to manage diabetes after diagnosis. Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are chronic illnesses, meaning they require lifelong management. While receiving a diagnosis will be life-altering in many ways, people […]

Diabetes 101 (Part One): Signs, Symptoms, and Risk Factors

Diabetes is a chronic illness that impacts the body’s process of turning food into energy. Normally, food is broken down into sugar (glucose), which is then released into the blood. As blood sugar levels rise, the pancreas produces insulin, a hormone that helps your cells derive energy from glucose. For those with diabetes, the body […]

Morgan Medical Center CEO, Ralph A. Castillo, CPA, Gives a Behind-The-Scenes Look at a Community Hospital on WSB Radio’s “Lenz on Business”

Independent hospitals continue to be incredibly important to the communities they serve, not only for the health and welfare of its citizens, but also due to the fact they create an economic ripple effect. On Sunday, October 30, 2022, Ralph A. Castillo, CPA, Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Medical Center, explored this importance as the […]

Morgan Medical Center Hospital Authority Welcomes New Member, Honors Departure of Another

Morgan Medical Center’s Hospital Authority, its nine-member governing body, welcomes the arrival of a new member and honors the departure of another. After 15 years of service, trustee Calvin Welch stepped down from the board in June. In July, Cindy Tingle became the newest member of the board. With enthusiasm and initiative, Welch served as […]

Catching Breast Cancer in Time: A Mammogram Miracle

Breast cancer screenings and mammograms remain essential in the fight against breast cancer. Sabrina Hodges, a patient financial services manager at Morgan Medical Center, strongly agrees thanks to her own personal experience. In early 2019, Morgan Medical Center needed to get its state-of-the-art 3D mammogram machines certified in order to serve patients. This required some […]

Breast Cancer 101 (Part 2)

In Breast Cancer 101 (Part 1), we covered breast cancer risk factors, prevention, and screening. We’ll now look at breast cancer symptoms, treatments, and new developments in breast cancer care. Discovering a change in your breasts can be unsettling, but acting on it promptly is the best way to pursue early treatment if needed. Today, […]

Breast Cancer 101 (Part 1)

Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer for women, trailing only skin cancer. But in spite of its commonality, there are 3.8 million breast cancer survivors living in the U.S., and survival rates have been improving steadily over the years. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with breast cancer, […]

Morgan Medical Center Statement Regarding the Legal Issue with the City of Madison

Regarding the legal issue with the city of Madison, we at Morgan Medical Center wish to communicate the following with our community, whom is our first and only priority. We respect the rule of law. Thus, we respect the decision by Judge Stephen Bradley. However, we strongly disagree with the ruling.