Blog by: Melissa Hawthorne, MS, RD, LD, CDE November 14th is World Diabetes Day. This year’s theme is Family and Diabetes. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is working to promote the impact of diabetes on the family and offer more information on education and ways to support those affected and their families. In 2018, […]
Blog by Ivan J. Srut, O.D. Chief of Optometry for St. Hope Foundation As we know, HIV causes a breakdown of your body’s immune system. This means that all areas of the body are vulnerable to infection. This includes the eye. People with HIV who are otherwise in good health will likely not have eye […]
How often do you go to the doctor? If you’re like most Americans, chances are that you don’t often put it at the top of your list of priorities. While it may seem like a waste of time and resources to schedule a medical visit if you’re not currently sick, there are several benefits for doing […]
Written by: Melissa Hawthorne, MS, RD, LD, CDE National Guacamole Day – September 16th What a great day to celebrate such an amazing green food! National Guacamole Day is a day devoted to praising the nutritional benefits of avocados, the main ingredient in guacamole. Avocados are rich in folate, fiber, antioxidants and potassium. In […]
Written by: Melissa Hawthorne, MS, RD, LD, CDE Fall is upon us and that means the start of the football season is here too! The fall season and football just go together and so does tailgating. When most people think of tailgate food, unhealthy food comes to mind. I challenge you to bring a […]
Blog by Ivan J. Srut, O.D. Chief Of Optometry For St. Hope Foundation This month’s topic is one that hits a little closer to home than those in past blogs since my wife recently suffered an injury to her left eye and has multiple orbital fractures. An orbital fracture is a fracture of any of […]
Worrying about having a sexually transmitted disease (STD or STI) can feel isolating. Despite so many advances in technology, transportation, and civil rights, talking openly about STDs is still taboo. However, if you’re sexually active, it makes sense to get tested regularly, considering that almost half of Americans have or will contract a sexually transmitted infection. Since […]
St Hope Foundation was once again privileged to participate in the 2019 Houston Pride Parade. We had a float and our team was there, reaching out to the community and letting them know we love them. Our hearts are in the community, and we just love being with the people! Enjoy the video.
This month we are proud to present the latest episode of our SHF Employee Spotlight series. This month we are featuring Lynn Roberts MSN, APRN, FNP-C. Roberts is the Director of Nursing here at St. Hope. #GetToKnowStHope #WeAreStHope
If you or someone you love is experiencing depression and isn’t currently receiving treatment, it’s likely in your best interest to schedule an appointment with a primary care physician to rule out any physical issues. One of our compassionate physicians may also be able to recommend resources or a specialist who can help.