Lovelace Women’s teamwork helps deliver triplet girls

When “delivery day” finally arrived for Ashley and Enrique Lucero, residents of Rio Rancho, Ashley walked into the hospital and introduced herself to the receptionist. “Oh,” she said, “you must be the triplet mom!”

Lovelace Cancer Center Earns ACR Reaccreditation


 ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Feb. 17, 2023 – Lovelace Cancer Center has been awarded its second consecutive three-year term of reaccreditation in radiation oncology as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Prostate cancer patient looks forward to more competitions

Slowing down is rarely an option for Dean Buzbee.

A 68-year-old living in Albuquerque, Dean has been a stellar, endurance athlete for more than 43 years, competing in cycling, running races and triathlons. He also had a successful career conducting mental competency evaluations at universities for 30 years, before retiring in 2004.

He started riding a bike in college as a psychology major. With more free time after graduate school, he took up bicycle racing as a hobby and started entering competitions.

Prediabetes/Diabetes Heart Health

Did you know taking care of your heart can also help you manage diabetes? Tune in to Lovelace Westside Hospital's registered dietician, Jennifer Herrera, as she explains how heart healthy choices can also help with prediabetes and diabetes.

NEAT Principle

Adding more exercise to your life doesn't have to be difficult, and can help you manage diabetes! Tune in to Lovelace Westside Hospital's registered dietician, Uva Mason, as she offers tips on moving around more, explains the NEAT Principle, and how this helps with prediabetes and diabetes management.

Coping with Triggers: Prediabetes/Diabetes Education

Everyone deals with stress and triggers. Lovelace Westside Hospitals Erin Buadino-Burgarello, registered dietician, offers some insight and tips when it comes to coping with triggers and making healthy choices for prediabetes/diabetes patients. For help finding a primary care provider or a diabetes educator, please call Lovelace Care Concierge at 505.727.2727.

Reducing Stress

Life carries its daily stress and triggers. It's important to learn how to reduce your stress when you are a pre-diabetic/diabetic patient. Laura Omidvaran, a registered dietician at the Lovelace Westside Hospital, talks about the importance of reducing stress, as well as some stress-reducing activities.

Lovelace Regional Hospital Names Nicholas Shirilla as Chief Executive Officer


January 13, 2023 – Lovelace Health System has named Nicholas Shirilla chief executive officer (CEO) of Lovelace Regional Hospital, effective January 16.

Firstborn son doing well after arriving 18 weeks early

When Annayisa and Michael Sanchez found out that they were pregnant with their first child, they were excited to start preparing for the baby’s arrival. The Rio Rancho residents put together a new baby bed, placed it in the nursery and decorated the room with bright colors and children’s books.

A normal gestation period for a baby is roughly 40 weeks, which meant that their baby’s due date was at the end of November. However, halfway through her second trimester, Annayisa started showing signs of concern.

Tracking Your Food

Tracking your food can help you manage diabetes! Tune in to Lovelace Westside Hospital's registered dietician, Jennifer Herrera, as she offers tips on how to track food, and explains how this helps with prediabetes and diabetes management.