May 17, 2018

SmileDirectClub opened their Baton Rouge brick-and-mortar SmileShop location at 2834 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. SmileDirectClub has a digital network of more than 200 affiliated licensed dentists and orthodontists overseeing customer treatment plans, from impressions made with at-home kits or from a digital scan at one of 70 SmileShops across the United States.

May 17, 2018

After more than 20 years with LAMMICO, Thomas H. Grimstad, MD, has announced his retirement as LAMMICO president and CEO, effective March 1, 2019.

The board of directors has elected LAMMICO’s current board chairman, J. Michael Conerly, MD, to succeed Dr. Grimstad as president and CEO.

May 17, 2018

Yoglates II South will host the third annual Yoga on the Lawn on June 9 at Lipsey’s, 7277 Exchequer Drive, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event will include a yoga class led by Yoglates II South, food bites by Ruffino’s, ice cream by Red River Bank, and beer provided by Mockler Beverage Company. Free skin cancer screenings will be provided by Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center and all proceeds benefit the cancer care organization. 

May 10, 2018

Baton Rouge General (BRG) announced that the organization is partnering with the Centers of Disease Control (CDC) to pilot a yearlong diabetes prevention program to assist people at risk for diabetes.

Consistently ranked in the top 10 states with the most people with type 2 diabetes, Louisiana’s diagnoses of the adult-onset disease continue to trend upward.

May 10, 2018

R. Scott Daughterty, Jr., MD, has joined Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Baton Rouge Colon Rectal Associates, where he teams with a group of board-certified colorectal surgeons providing care in the evaluation and treatment of all diseases and disorders affecting the small intestine, colon, rectum, and anus.