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Beaumont first in U.S. to offer new system to ‘test drive’ bowel and bladder incontinence therapy

Dianne Bachman, 71, of Macomb, has had an overactive bladder and urge incontinence for more than two years. This condition hindered her once-active lifestyle. She was among the first in the nation to benefit from the new Verify Evaluation System at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak on Sept. 17.

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Beaumont researchers: type 2 diabetes goes away with weight loss

People with type 2 diabetes have the best chance of resolving this chronic disease by losing weight, and the younger they are the better, according to researchers at Beaumont Hospitals' Weight Control Center. The research was published in the February of Vascular Disease Prevention. The researchers believe their study may be the first to

Beaumont to launch medical transport company with Community EMS

Beaumont Hospitals has joined with Community Emergency Medical Service Inc. to offer a new transportation service for patients. Beaumont Medical Transportation Service Inc. will start in the spring and provide interfacility transfers. The service will transport patients among Beaumont facilities, to their homes or to extended care facilities.

Beaumont sleep evaluation services in Berkley earn national accreditation

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine recently named Beaumont Sleep Evaluation Services in Berkley as an accredited sleep center. "This accreditation is a major step in recognizing the excellence of our sleep program," says Shirley Ho, director of the Sleep Evaluation Services department, Beaumont Ambulatory Services.    The

Teenage cancer survivor creates ‘Wall of Courage’ at Beaumont

It's been eleven years since Josh Griffin, 16, was diagnosed with cancer. And when time came for the Farmington Hills teen to develop a community service project in his efforts to become an Eagle Scout he decided to pay tribute to Beaumont Hospital. Josh began planning his "Wall of Courage" over a year ago. On January 29 it was

Beaumont, Royal Oak developing liver transplant program

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, recently received approval from the Michigan Department of Community Health's Certificate of Need commission to develop a new liver transplant program. The approved CON will make Beaumont, Royal Oak the third liver transplant program in Michigan. "With nearly 400 Michigan residents currently waiting for a