Monthly Archives: January 2014

Welcome Dr. Craig Dopf to Meriter Deming Way

The Meriter Medical Group would like to welcome Craig Dopf, MD to Meriter Deming Way located at 2275 Deming Way, Suite 220, Middleton, WI 53562. We are pleased to offer spine services through the Meriter Medical Group. Dr. Dopf prides … Continue reading

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Seven Indoor Activities to Try With Your Kids

By: Dr. Carleen Hanson, Meriter Monona February is American Heart Month, and while many people think of heart disease as an adult medical issue, it’s important to remember that having a healthy heart starts in childhood. I try to remind … Continue reading

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Dr. Dana Johnson: Plenty of Ways to Stay Active This Winter

  Originally published on January 22, 2014 in the Wisconsin State Journal. Dr. Dana Johnson is a pediatrician practicing at the Meriter McKee clinic. Dear Dr. Johnson: My children are starting to get cabin fever. Do you have suggestions on how … Continue reading

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Stop by Polar Dash Today

Yes the weather outside might be frightful but Polar Dash will be delightful! Most of the outdoor activities have been moved inside due to the cold and windy weather. But children can still fun around one snowy course pulling a … Continue reading

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Five Foods to Consume, Limit for a Healthier You

By: Gena Van Kirk, Registered Dietitian/Diabetes Educator Have you ever gone on a diet in hopes of losing weight, only to go off the diet a short time later? Did you wonder, “Why didn’t this work for me?” Most diets only … Continue reading

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Dr. Dana Johnson: Ways to Help Keep Baby Healthy

Originally published on January 8, 2014 in the Wisconsin State Journal. Dr. Dana Johnson is a pediatrician practicing at the Meriter McKee clinic. Dear Dr. Johnson: I just had a baby and am concerned about her getting sick. What can … Continue reading

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Are You Familiar With the Changes in Pap Smear Screening?

By: Marta Staple, APNP Have you noticed that your doctor or health care provider has stopped saying the word “annual” before the words “pap smear?” Big changes in pap smear screening have occurred in the last 2 years, and the … Continue reading

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Meriter Health Services Officially Joins UnityPoint Health

Meriter, Physicians Plus Positioned for Strong Future through Affiliation MADISON, Wis. (January 3, 2014) — Meriter Health Services is pleased to announce it has officially affiliated with UnityPoint Health, a nationally recognized, integrated health system headquartered in West Des Moines, … Continue reading

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Protein Shakes Featured on WISC-TV

Chocolate Espresso Protein Shake 1 portion  1 scoop            Chocolate or Vanilla Protein Powder (go to local health food store to find which one fits your needs the best) 6-8 ounces       Water, Almond Milk, Kefir, Skim Milk or any other liquid … Continue reading

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