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Can Weight Loss Surgery Help in the Fight Against COVID-19?
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Can Weight Loss Surgery Help in the Fight Against COVID-19?

From improving heart health to lowering a person’s diabetes risk, weight loss surgery can offer a variety of known benefits for people with obesity. And now a new study suggests another possible benefit: having weight loss surgery may help better prepare you to fight COVID-19 if you become infected with the virus.      About the...

ThedaCare Offers Effective Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Treatment for COVID-19
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ThedaCare Offers Effective Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Treatment for COVID-19

Monoclonal antibodies are currently one of the most effective treatments for COVID-19 infections, significantly reducing the incidence of hospitalization and the severity of symptoms when administered within seven days of the onset of symptoms. The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) authorized their use beginning in the fall of 2020.   “Monoclonal antibodies have been used for...

COVID-19, Steps to take if showing symptoms or exposed.
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COVID-19, Steps to take if showing symptoms or exposed.

With the Omicron variant of COVID-19 spreading quickly, many people have questions and concerns about how the virus may affect themselves and their families. What’s more, updated CDC guidelines have some people confused about the new “rules” for quarantining and testing.  Zachary Baeseman, M.D., a physician at ThedaCare, says one of the most important things...

Take Precautions to Enjoy Safe Holiday Gatherings
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Take Precautions to Enjoy Safe Holiday Gatherings

As the weather begins to cool and the holidays approach, people naturally will start thinking about making holiday plans with family. While the holidays are a great time for celebrating special moments with friends and family, it’s important for everyone to consider ways to keep their loved ones safe.