U.S. Forest Service Thanks CRMC’s ‘Stop the Bleed’ Trainers

January 2019 Our trauma program has been busy teaching people in our community and region how to “Stop the Bleed” in the event of an emergency. The goal is to keep people alive until first responders arrive and can take over. This past summer several of our instructors traveled to Saratoga, WY, to teach the program to U.S. Forest Service personnel. “Many employees mentioned that this hands-on training was one of the best safety-related trainings they have received on the district,” District Ranger Jason M. Armbruster wrote in a letter to our instructors. “It was especially valuable to our employees…

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Patient Navigators Offer Support and Guidance

October 2018 In early 2018 Cheyenne resident Suzy Meisner-Esquibel, 59, was diagnosed with breast cancer, for the second time. “My first thought was that I couldn’t believe it. I wasn’t ready to go through this again.” For help, Suzy turned to Dani Best, a breast health navigator with Cheyenne Regional’s Cancer Center. Dani had been there for Suzy through her first diagnosis and treatment 10 years ago. “When you are sitting in those meetings where they tell you what’s going to happen next, sometimes you come away with nothing. You just don’t take it in,” Suzy said. That’s why it’s…

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How to be a Mindful Eater during the Holidays!

October 22, 2018 By the CRMC Clinical Nutrition Team of Registered Dietitians Is there really a way to enjoy the holidays and remain focused on wellness goals? Below are some tips on how to be a mindful eater amidst all the holiday bliss: Gauge your hunger and fullness before and during the meal to avoid feeling overly (and uncomfortably) full. Have a healthy snack before leaving for a party. (Don’t “starve” yourself before holiday meals—this usually results in overeating.) Eat slowly and savor each bite. Focus on variety from bite to bite to increase your enjoyment of the meal. (The…

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Faces of Cheyenne Regional Medical Group

October 2018 Dr. Andrew Stith Has a Passion to ‘Fix Things’ Dr. Andrew Stith Dr. Andrew Stith, an orthopedic surgeon who recently joined Wyoming Orthopedics & Sports Medicine here in Cheyenne, was recently on the CBS News Channel 5 Morning Show to talk about his Wyoming upbringing. We thought you might also be interested to hear about Dr. Stith’s Wyoming roots and how that led him to become a fellowship-trained foot and ankle surgeon. Growing up, Dr. Stith spent a lot of time working on his family’s Wyoming cattle ranch and competing in bareback bronc riding.…

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