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LiveWell Talk On... podcasts by UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids are designed to educate, inform and empower listeners to live their healthiest lives.

LiveWell Talk On..‪.‬ UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 10 Ratings

LiveWell Talk On... podcasts by UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids are designed to educate, inform and empower listeners to live their healthiest lives.

    What are the benefits of breastfeeding?

    What are the benefits of breastfeeding?

    At UnityPoint Health we have experts that will help you after the birth of your baby learn how to breastfeed and assist you if you are having issues. Learn more at unitypoint.org.

    Speaker: Laura Knabel, nurse and certified lactation consultant

    Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmL0ZsO5NvY

    • 1 min
    217 - New Clinician Spotlight: Dr. Arpit Sothwal

    217 - New Clinician Spotlight: Dr. Arpit Sothwal

    Dr. Arpit Sothwal, a new clinician at St. Luke's Heart Care Clinic, joins Dr. Arnold to talk about his background, clinical and personal interests, what led him to UnityPoint Health and much more.

    To schedule an appointment with Dr. Sothwal, call St. Luke’s Heart Care Clinic at (319) 364-7101 .

    This is another episode in a new segment on the podcast called "New Clinician Spotlight." In these episodes, Dr. Arnold will sit down with new clinicians at UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids and get to know them as a clinician and as a person.

    Do you have a question about a trending medical topic? Ask Dr. Arnold! Anything from COVID-19 to the latest technologies and procedures to general questions about a service provided at UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids. Submit your question and it may be answered by Dr. Arnold on the podcast! 

    Submit your questions at: https://www.unitypoint.org/cedarrapids/submit-a-question-for-the-mailbag.aspx

    • 13 min
    Running for a Cause: Phil's Decker's Colon Cancer Story

    Running for a Cause: Phil's Decker's Colon Cancer Story

    Phil Decker, who is battling stage IV colon cancer with the help of his team at the Nassif Community Cancer Center in Cedar Rapids, IA, discusses his cancer journey and experience running the Boston Marathon. Connie Dietiker, care coordinator at the Nassif Community Cancer Center, talks about the cancer care team and the roles they play in the patients cancer journey. Also, Dr. Doug Purdy, gastroenterologist at St. Luke's Gastroenterology, discusses recent trends in colon cancer and why it is crucial to get your regular screening colonoscopy.

    Featured speakers in order of appearance:
    Phil Decker, colon cancer patient and awareness advocateDr. Doug Purdy, gastroenterologist, St. Luke's GastroenterologyConnie Dietiker, RN, care coordinator, Nassif Community Cancer Center
    For information on Phil's upcoming fundraisers visit https://tell5friends.org/how-to-help

    To learn more about Phil's cancer journey, read this story: https://www.communitycancercenter.org... 

    If you are over 45, talk to your doctor today about colon cancer screening, or call St. Luke's Gastroenterology at (319) 366-8695. 

    For more on services provided by the Nassif Community Cancer Center, visit communitycancercenter.org.

    • 4 min
    216 - COVID-19 (July 22, 2022)

    216 - COVID-19 (July 22, 2022)

    In this update, Dr. Arnold discusses the latest on COVID-19 in the hospital and in the community as we see a rise in cases as a result of the BA.5 variant. He also talks about Paxlovid, and the latest masking recommendations. He also answers a question he received recently about blood tests for Alzheimer's and dementia. 

    Do you have a question about a trending medical topic? Ask Dr. Arnold! Anything from COVID-19 to the latest technologies and procedures to general questions about a service provided at UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids. Submit your question and it may be answered by Dr. Arnold on the podcast! 

    Submit your questions at: https://www.unitypoint.org/cedarrapids/submit-a-question-for-the-mailbag.aspx 

    • 7 min
    215 - New Clinician Spotlight: Dr. David Krupp

    215 - New Clinician Spotlight: Dr. David Krupp

    Dr. David Krupp, a new clinician at UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine - Westdale, joins Dr. Arnold to talk about his background, clinical and personal interests, what led him to UnityPoint Health and much more.

    To schedule an appointment with Dr. Krupp, call UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine - Westdale at (319) 368-8400 or visit unitypoint.org.

    This is another episode in a new segment on the podcast called "New Clinician Spotlight." In these episodes, Dr. Arnold will sit down with new clinicians at UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids and get to know them as a clinician and as a person.

    Do you have a question about a trending medical topic? Ask Dr. Arnold! Anything from COVID-19 to the latest technologies and procedures to general questions about a service provided at UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids. Submit your question and it may be answered by Dr. Arnold on the podcast! 

    Submit your questions at: https://www.unitypoint.org/cedarrapids/submit-a-question-for-the-mailbag.aspx

    • 14 min
    214 - The C.A.R.E. Channel (Brent Rairdin)

    214 - The C.A.R.E. Channel (Brent Rairdin)

    Brent Rairdin, chaplain at St. Luke's Hospital joins Dr. Arnold to discuss The C.A.R.E. Channel. St. Luke’s recently installed The C.A.R.E. Channel on the TVs in our patient rooms. C.A.R.E. stands for Continuous Ambient Relaxation Environment, which describes the therapeutic environment provided to patients who use this program. 

    Do you have a question about a trending medical topic? Ask Dr. Arnold! Anything from COVID-19 to the latest technologies and procedures to general questions about a service provided at UnityPoint Health - Cedar Rapids. Submit your question and it may be answered by Dr. Arnold on the podcast! 

    Submit your questions at: https://www.unitypoint.org/cedarrapids/submit-a-question-for-the-mailbag.aspx 

    • 8 min

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