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Down East Medical Supply

At Down East Medical Supply we are experts at home care products and have been providing high quality products and service for many years.

At our showroom, located on the Lenoir Memorial hospital campus, we stock a large inventory of medical equipment, supplies, and uniforms. All oxygen supplies provided by Down East come with an emergency backup tank at no extra charge to prevent any interruption in service. Staff from Down East ensure their oxygen services by routinely checking the equipment used by all Down East oxygen patients.

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
24 hour emergency on-call services: 252-522-1761 or 1-800-447-8555

Some of the products available at Down East include:

  • Oxygen
  • Concentrators
  • Portable oxygen systems
  • Liquid oxygen
  • Recovery Equipment
  • Hospital beds
  • Bath safety equipment
  • Shower seats
  • Bedside commodes
  • Trapeze Bars
  • Patient lifts
  • Ambulatory Assistance
  • Wheelchairs - standard & power
  • Walkers
  • Power scooters
  • Lift chairs, canes, and crutches
  • Breathing Aids
  • Nebulizers
  • CPAP & BIPAP systems

Other home health aides available

  • Diabetic supplies
  • Ostomy supplies
  • Enteral nutrition
  • Incontinence supplies
  • First aid supplies
  • Decubitus care products
  • Breast pumps
  • Blood pressure units pillows & cushions
  • Physician’s office equipment
  • Suction Equipment

We can arrange for all of your medical supply and equipment needs. Free setup and delivery of equipment and training provided by our friendly factory-trained professionals. Down East will bill Medicare and all other insurance. Down East is accredited by Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations.

 
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Dr. Charles Moore joins staff

The Lenoir Memorial medical community would like to welcome Dr. Charles Moore to the medical staff. Dr. Moore recently completed a fellowship in minimally invasive/ bariatric surgery at the ECU Brody School of Medicine. Prior to his move to Greenville he was an attending surgeon, trauma, critical care, and general surgeon at the Aria Health System in Philadelphia, PA.  Dr. Moore is married to Lisa a professor at the Brody School of Medicine.  They have two children.  Dr. Moore may be reached at Lenoir Surgical 252-775-5999.

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HealthLink - Fall 2014

Check out the latest edition of Lenoir HealthLink! Download the pdf.

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Health Needs Assessment

Lenoir County Health Department and Lenoir Memorial Hospital are conducting a county-wide health assessment. Your opinions about our community are important to us. Please complete the 2014 Community Health Assessment survey located at this link  https;//docs.google.com/forms/d/1aAOrM2yYy9LUs7uhbpQY8H3Ckxdizx6xL7dG02zRjw0/viewform?usp=send_form

 

 

 

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Farmers Market pre-ordered deliveries at LMH

Join Chelsea Sutton from Natures Touch Farm in LaGrange as she explains the pre-order process and describes products available from local farmers that will make access to fresh, local, and organic options easy for pick up at LMH.  Pre-order online every other week for pick up on alternate Tuesdays outside the Minges Wellness Center.  Pre-ordering online opens July 14.  Information session are on July7 and July 10 at 1 p.m. at the Minges Wellness Center in studio A.

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T.O.P.S. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) is an effective way to manage weight control. There is a nominal fee to join TOPS.  Patricia Wyrick is the facilitator for Wednesday mornings and may be reached at 252-523-5391.  These meetings are held from 9 am - 10:30 am in the Neuse Room at Lenoir Memorial (enter through the Minges Wellness Center entrance).  Wayne Seymour is the facilitator for Monday nights and may be reached at 252-569-1681.  These meetings are held from 7 pm - 8 pm in the Lenoir Memorial auditorium which is located on the lower level.

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The ABCs of Diabetes

Join Sandra Midyette, RN, CDE, and Angie Watson, RD, LDN, CDE, as they discuss the increased risk of heart disease for people living with diabetes. Come learn more about how you can prevent and/or delay this complication by knowing your A-B-Cs of diabetes.  You do not need to be a participant of our diabetes education program or a member of the Minges Wellness Center to participate.  Call Sandra at 252-522-7616 for more information.  Free to the public.

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How Does Your Child Sleep?

Join Dr. Rob Gallaher, Kinston Pulmonology, as he discuss pediatric sleep disorders and the effects on your child's mood, behavior and school performance.  Sleep disturbances are some of the most common concerns parents bring to their physician. Some areas of frequent concern are bedwetting, sleep apnea, nightmares, night terrors, sleep walking and falling asleep in the daytime.  Getting to sleep, maintaining sleep, and co-sleeping with parents are all issues faced at some time during a child's life. This information session will offer common issues and offer information clinical assessment and treatment options.

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I Can Cope - for anyone whose life has been affected by cancer

What's new with Social Security and Medicare?  Join Jay Lewis, operations supervisor at the Lenoir County Social Security Administration, for updated information on these programs.   Free to the public but registration is required by calling Janet Scism at 252-522-7600.

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Medicare 101

Learning about Medicare is not much of a party!  Coming to a free seminar with an expert?  A piece of cake.

Do you have questions about Medicare benefits, coordination of benefits with existing health insurance, enrollment periods, etc.?  If so make plans now to join Barbara Pope from the NC Cooperative Extension-Lenoir County Senior Health Insurance Information Program and she will update you on recent changes and answer any questions you may have. No registration required and this seminar is FREE!  Sponsored by Seniors Health Insurance Information Program - Lenoir County.

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Creepy Complications

Join Sandra Midyette, RN, CDE, as she discusses the importance of blood sugar control to prevent both short and long-term diabetes complications.  The many complications of diabetes can be prevented and delayed.  Join us for an informative session that might be able to help you or someone you love!

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