Posts made in May, 2011

What Do Food Portions Really Look Like?

In this blog post and short video, Donna deKay, R.D., outpatient nutritionist and diabetes educator at Mills-Peninsula Health Services talks about food portions and portion control when eating at home or dining out – and gives us some easy-to-understand (and sometimes surprising!) visual examples of portion size and comparisons.

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Time Out for Fitness Break!

In our busy days, it’s often hard to make time for stretching and exercise that we know we need. To help you fit in an exercise break at work or at home, in these two short “Time Out for Fitness Break” videos, Mills-Peninsula Health Services exercise physiologists Dai Daiku and Brooke Benjamin, take you through some simple exercises to help you stay healthy, stretch and build strength. The exercises shown here are great for taking a break while at your computer, at home – or wherever it is convenient for you. We know you’re busy, so let’s get started!


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Oh, Baby! Welcoming New Mills-Peninsula Births!

In this blog post, we’re pleased to give a special, warm welcome to the newest members of the Mills-Peninsula Medical Center birth family – and thank their families for being a part of our old and new hospital history!

The last baby born at Peninsula Medical Center on Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 9:12 a.m. was Matthew Deninger, born to William and Jeana Deninger. Matthew’s big sister was also born at Peninsula Medical Center in the very same room. “We are actually happy that Matthew was born in the old hospital because his older sister was born there,” said Heanna Deninger. “In fact, they were both born in the same room.”

The first baby born at the new Mills-Peninsula Medical Center on Sunday, May 15, at 10:05 a.m., was Theo Rouspil. He weighed 9 and ½ pounds.

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What Kind of Fuel are You Putting into Your Body?

What kind of food fuel are you putting into your body? In this video segment from HealthPoint TV, Donna deKay, R.D.,  outpatient nutritionist and diabetes educator at Mills-Peninsula Health Services, demonstrates how with just a little bit of food preparation, you can save a lot of time, energy and calories!

Video: Community Tours New Medical Center

On Saturday, April 30, 2011, an estimated 3,000 people toured the brand new Mills-Peninsula Medical Center before the newest hospital in the Bay Area officially opens on May 15, 2011. Watch their reactions first-hand in this video and please visit our online newsroom for more updates as the new medical center prepares to open.