Dr. Treffert

Hyperlexia: Children Who Read Early

One of the most valuable lessons I learned from a wise and seasoned professor in medical school was, “The first step in treatment is to make the correct diagnosis.”Nowhere in medicine at present is that sage advice more applicable than in making the diagnosis of “autism.” While Autistic Disorder certainly does exist (I met my […]

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Cardio options for weight loss

The key to weight loss is reducing the number of calories in (not below what is needed) and increasing the calories out.  Second, is consistency with workouts.  Making it a daily habit to move.  Third, drinking adequate water to replenish the body on a daily basis and not live in a state of dehydration.  Being […]

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Why do my fingers or hands feel numb and tingly while driving or sleeping?

Feelings of numbness and tingling in the fingers or hands can be a symptom of nerve compression.  The most common cause is carpal tunnel syndrome.  Surgical treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome involves a procedure to release the nerve either through a traditional incision in the palm of the hand or with the aid of a […]

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Colon cancer in Wisconsin

Colon cancer is the 2nd most common cancer in the State of Wisconsin.  The good news is, some colon cancers can be prevented with proper tests and screening.  There are several different screening procedures available for patients. Colonoscopies -Considered the gold standard because the procedure allows physicians to see inside the entire colon, if there […]

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How will I know what size breast augmentation is best?

The best augmentation size is one that fits the patient’s body and personal goals.  This can only be determined by an in-depth discussion and examination between the patient and doctor. View a 3D animated video on many cosmetic surgeries offered through Agnesian Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Services by clicking here.

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Cheddar-and-Scallion Corn Bread

Makes: 15 squares Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook time: 18 minutes   Non-Stick Cooking Spray 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 2/3 cup yellow cornmeal 3 tbsp. sugar 1 ½ tsp. baking powder ¾ tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. black pepper 1 cup buttermilk 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 egg whites, lightly beaten […]

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Healing Thoughts: January 2015

Through Agnesian HealthCare’s Bereavement Services, support is available during this grieving process to individuals and their families following the death of a loved one. All services are offered at no charge and are available to any individual or group who has experienced the death of a family member or friend. Check out this month’s Healing […]

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