Peritoneal Dialysis: A better option for many CKD patients

WILLMAR, MN (March 2017) – When George Hinderaker of Willmar was first diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in his late 50’s he was referred to Dr. Eric Haugen, a Nephrologist with Affiliated Community Medical Centers in Willmar. For several … Continue reading

Rice Hospice’s top fundraising volunteer is a hard act to follow

WILLMAR, MN (March 2017) – In 1997, Joy Thompson’s friend, Carol, asked her for a favor. Carol belonged to the same bowling team as Joy and also worked at the local hospital in Dawson. She mentioned that Rice Hospice was … Continue reading

Breathing easier: Rehab program helps people live better with lung disease

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, March 15, 2017, WILLMAR – These days, Judi Lauer can climb the stairs without getting breathless. She feels better. She even plans to buy a bicycle this spring. None of this was the case … Continue reading