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My Keto Journey

I am 43 years old and have struggled with my weight since giving birth to my children almost 19 and 16 years ago.  I don’t remember exactly when “pre-diabetes” started being discussed at doctors’ appointments, but I do remember not being given advice on how to prevent it.  My doctor talked a lot about eating lots of fruits and vegetables and exercising 5 times per week for at least 20-30 minutes each time.  I have also dealt with depression for about as long as I have been dealing with weight issues.  I have been on up to 3 mental health medications at a time for a very long time.  My husband has Type 2 Diabetes and, most recently, was on 3 medications for that.  I guess I just assumed that at some point I would have to start taking meds to combat Type 2 Diabetes.  I did take the Diabetes Education classes offered through Wellspan, locally.  However, they recommended eating between 60-75 g of carbohydrates per meal plus 3 snacks of 15 g of carbohydrates.  Eventually,  I would discover how silly this is if I wanted to avoid/reverse Type 2 Diabetes. Continue reading

Are You an OSS Champion?

At OSS Health we know that pain can sometimes stop you from doing what you are passionate about. For years, patients throughout South Central Pennsylvania have trusted the Orthopaedic, Spine and Sports Medicine Specialists at OSS Health to get them back to doing what they are passionate about. Now we want to return the favor by highlighting your stories and your achievements with our OSS Health Champions Program.

Each month on our website and social media pages we will highlight a patient who overcame their obstacles and got back to doing what they are passionate about after being treated at OSS Health. 

To be featured as an OSS Health Champion, simply submit your 200 word story discussing your experience at OSS Health and how you have returned to doing what you love along with a photo of you participating in that activity. If you are selected, you will be notified by our team so you can share this feature with your friends and family!

 


What’s New in Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement Surgery?

Considering a knee replacement? Come join us to hear about the latest advancements in robotic assisted knee replacement surgery. Technology is changing the way joint replacement surgeries are being performed. Our panel of speakers can answer your questions about the process, the recovery time, and more.

 

Speakers: Orthopaedic Surgeons specializing in total joint replacement surgery

  • George Margetas, DO
  • Corey Caruthers, DO
  • Eric Jackson, DO

Tuesday April 16, 2019

  • 5:30PM | Food & Refreshments
  • 6:00 PM | Presentation

Location:

JCC
2000 Hollywood Drive
York, PA 17403

RSVP to Melissa Lese at mlese@osshealth.com or at 717-848-4800, extension 4422

 

 

 

Dr. Furman Receives PASSOR Legacy and Lectureship Award from AAPM&R

We would like to wish Dr. Furman congratulations for being awarded the 2018 PASSOR (Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports, and Occupational Rehabilitation) Award! Recipients of this award are mid-career (or later) doctors who have distinguished themselves in the field of musculoskeletal physiatry. Additionally, they have attained excellence in three of four areas: clinical care, education, service, or scholarship. Continue reading

OSS Health Receives Best in York County Award for Specialized Medical Services

Congratulations OSS Health for being voted Best in York County for Specialized Medical Services again in 2018!

Thank you, York County, for your votes! We were among many qualified finalists and it is quite an honor to receive this award again. And thank you, OSS Health team, for all you do for our patients in order to win this award for the eighth year in a row! Continue reading

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