Our Passion, Your Health

Our Passion | Your Health features stories on the latest happenings at Penn State Health St. Joseph. Check out our blogs, recipes, patient stories, program highlights, and new services that represent our passion...your health.

January 2017

Women & Anxiety…
What is your body telling you?    

As women, we are very different than men in relation to our bodies, brains, hormones, and genetic make-up. So why wouldn’t we be different in the way we cope with stress?


In This Issue

Is Gluten Free For Me?   

Going Gluten Free seems to be the trending diet these days, but is it something you should commit to?

Downtown Campus Helping Children – and Parents –  at Risk for Obesity    

KidFit Metabolic Clinic works with children ages 7-13 – and their parents – in group settings and one-on-one sessions with a Registered Dietitian, Nurse Practitioner, and Diabetes Navigator.

Keeping Patients Safe is a Penn State Health St. Joseph Priority    

A culture of Safety is one that’s embedded into Penn State Health St. Joseph.  Learn how we’re working behind-the-scenes to ensure every patient, family member, and visitor experiences a positive environment of care.

Getting to Know Our Services
Wound Care
You might have already associated Penn State Health St. Joseph as being at the forefront of wound care for more than 20 years, but did you know we recently celebrated our 10,000th “dive”?


Sometimes you need to get by with a little help from friends. We offer numerous Support Groups that create connections, build understanding, and enable personal and spiritual growth.

Whether you’re looking for other breastfeeding moms, grief support, or just want to connect with others that have experienced specific diseases and conditions like cancer, diabetes, stroke, brain tumor, or Alzheimer’s, our free Support Groups are available to our community.

Welcome Family Physician
Jaime Schrenk, DO!    

Jaime Schrenk, DO, a Berks County native and Family Practice board-certified, joins our newest facility, Spring Ridge Health Corridor. Dr. Schrenk is accepting new patients!

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