At The Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center Blog you'll find information you can use to improve your overall health and well-being, and stories about our amazing patients and Healthcare Heroes serving our community.

An Active Life, Unexpectedly on Hold

August 17, 2020

When Jeannie Smith had a wound that wouldn’t heal, she turned to the Hyperbaric and Wound Care Center at Fort Duncan Regional Medical Center. There she found the treatment she needed, at a convenient, close-to-home location.

End-of-Summer Heart Health

July 30, 2020

A healthy heart is vital to good health. And while heart disease, unfortunately, remains the leading cause of death in the United States, there are things you can do to help keep this all-important organ in top form.

Community Steps up With Overwhelming Show of Support

May 21, 2020

As Fort Duncan rises to the challenge of treating those diagnosed with COVID-19, our community has shown their support in inspiring ways.

Ask the Doctor: Advanced Treatment for Diabetic Wounds

May 19, 2020

Hyperbaric Medical Director Ruben de Los Santos, MD, shares insights on advanced treatments for stubborn wounds, including those related to diabetes.

Health Screenings for Every Stage of a Man's Life

May 17, 2020

Routine physicals and preventive screenings are a key part of maintaining good health. See the screenings recommended for every stage of a man's life.

A Closer Look at Viruses

May 14, 2020

A timely primer on viruses, including how your body fights them off, what makes them different from bacteria, and why COVID-19 is considered "novel."