Cardiac rehabilitation services are designed to help individuals with heartdisease recover faster and return to full and productive lives. Cardiacrehabilitation includes monitored, supervised exercise, and education aimedat modifying cardiac risk factors.
Our comprehensive Diabetes Education Program is designed to meet the educational needs ofpeople dealing with the challenge of diabetes. The primary focus is on helping peoplelearn to make healthy choices to control blood sugar levels.
- How to include controlled portions of some of your favorite foods
- How to monitor blood sugar levels and understand what the numbers are telling you
- How your medication works to control blood sugar
- How increasing your activity level has a powerful effect on diabetes control
- How to prevent debilitating diabetes complications
Enrollment in the program requires a physician’s referral and is covered by most insurance plans. For more information contact us at (512) 544-4182.
Our Health and Fitness Center offers a range of exercise consultations,health screenings and classes under the supervision of certified professionals.A number membership options to the center are also available.
To assure coordinated efforts from multiple healthcare professionals,St. David's Medical Center employs a hospitalist approach for its inpatient care.Our hospitalists have special training and work to ensure that the plan of care foreach patient is carefully monitored and optimized for their particular needs.
Our Intensive Care Unit is designed to provide the care and treatmentneeded for any patient requiring constant nursing observation. The unithas the ability to monitor 12 critically ill patients.
Our Lab offers complete reference laboratory services. Quality andaccuracy are assured through a comprehensive quality control program.
The goal of the Lymphedema Program is to improve patients’ quality oflife and reduce complications that can result from this condition. Lymphedemaoccurs when the lymphatic system is compromised, resulting in the accumulation of lymphatic fluids in tissue, most often in the arms and legs. This condition can occur after cancer surgery, radiation therapy, trauma or infection; hereditary factors may also play a role. Lymphedema can be painful, result in a loss of mobility and cause other complications.Individualized care for each patient may include lymph drainage, compressionbandaging, remedial exercises, support garments, and home management trainingwith proper skin care, exercise and diet instructions.
The Lymphedema Program features:
- Advanced imaging services to evaluate lymphatic function
- Individualized treatment protocols using the latest physiotherapeutic techniques
- Comprehensive decongestive therapy incorporating manual drainage, compression, exercise, skin care and patient education
- Surgical treatment when medically indicated
Registered and licensed dieticians are available by appointmentto assist with disease management, illness prevention or weight management.
Employees are every organization’s greatest asset. St. David's Medical Center offersOccupational Health Services to help Central Texas’ employers protect their employees’health and productivity. [Facility Name] offers emergency care 24 hours a day for work-relatedinjuries, and a comprehensive network of specialty care and rehabilitation services. We alsooffer complete physical examination services, including physicals, screenings and immunizations.
St. David’s Medical Center provides nutrition educationcounseling through a physician referral and by appointment.Our services include counseling in Diabetes (Type I/II and gestational),weight management/obesity, cardiovascular, renal and liver disease, andpresentations on nutrition to community and schools.
The full-scope Respiratory Care Department provides diagnosticand/or therapeutic procedures to inpatients and outpatients of all ages.
Spiritual support can play a key role in the healing process and canhelp patients and family members through challenges associated withillness or injury. St. David’s Medical Center offers spiritualsupport that is respectful of each individual’s spirituality, religious beliefs,privacy and dignity.