Iowa Bone Club – Friday 19 May 2017

May 12, 2017 @ 8:37 pm
posted by Dr Ginther

Friday 19 May 2017, 0900 to 1400 is the Spring 2017 Iowa Bone Club Meeting.

Holiday Inn West Glenn, 6075 Mills Civic Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA.

Information about bone health for all providers, nurses, DXA techs, and pre-authorization ninjas.  It should be worth attending.

Contact mthompson@iowaortho.com for further info.

Jay Ginther, MD

 

National Osteoporosis Prevention Month

May 5, 2017 @ 10:40 pm
posted by Dr Ginther

May is National Osteoporosis Month.  That should be National Osteoporosis Prevention Month.  Or perhaps National Bone Health Optimization Month.

Click on the helpful link to National Osteoporosis Foundation to learn more.

Take Control Naturally by following the posts from earlier this year.  And get a Complete Bone Health Evaluation.

Jay Ginther, MD

Backyard Blue Zones

April 30, 2017 @ 7:27 am
posted by Dr Ginther

My backyard is drier than Katoski along Blackhawk Creek.  The spring wildflowers are different.

Scilla were first, followed by bloodroot.  Daffys and narcissus, each variety a few days later.  Bellwort is always brief.  False anemone, toothwort, black cohash, blue myrtle.  Prairie trillium are the best in the nearly 40 years I have savored them.  Redbuds are spectacular this year.  Mayapples, starry nose Soloman seal, lillies of the valley, Jacob’s ladder, true Soloman seal, shooting star, are up but not blooming yet.  French lilacs have started, but Miss Kim and Persian not yet.  Rose Rhododendrons are a mass of hudreds of blossoms.

Anther Blue Zones experience.

Jay Ginther, MD

Spring in Katoski Greenway

April 26, 2017 @ 8:12 pm
posted by Dr Ginther

Purple violets, spring beauty by the thousands, white violets, Virginia bluebells by the tens of thousands, yellow violets, trout lillies, a few early buttercups, the first time I have seen them blooming – stary Soloman’s plume, and a few ubiquitous dandylions by the parking lot.

Truely a Blue Zones experience!

Jay Ginther, MD