Allergy & Asthma Center Of The Rockies Staff

Our Team

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Mindy Helden

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

I am a graduate from IBMC with an associate’s degree and a registered medical assistant certificate. I graduated as a member of ALPHA BETA KAPPA, national honor society. I enjoy trips to the cabin, camping and motorcycle riding, but cherish time spent with my 5 grandkids. I found my passion in helping others and believe in superior patient care. I had the pleasure of completing my internship with Dr. Lanting and now am excited to be apart of the team at the Allergy & Asthma Center of the Rockies.

(970) 227- 4611 Fort Collins & Sterling

(970) 978- 4114 Greeley & Fort Morgan

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Loretta Lanting

BS, MEd – DIRECTOR OF MARKETING

Loretta believes in serving the needs, wants and desires of our patient population. All of their training is focused on giving value to customers and serving all of their needs. Loretta also focuses on our wonderful staff to have them functioning as a team and a family.

Brianna

FRONT OFFICE MANAGER

I am originally from Gunnison, CO, but have been in the Fort Collins area since 2008. I went to school for cosmetology, but decided after a few years I wanted to be able to help others in a medical setting. My husband and I enjoy camping, hiking, and gardening. I am new to the AAACOR team and very excited to start my journey with a wonderful team.

(970) 227- 4611 Fort Collins & Sterling

(970) 978- 4114 Greeley & Fort Morgan

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Shannon

RECEPTIONIST

Shannon is a Colorado native and loves the outdoors. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, camping, fishing, riding horses, and spending time with family and her significant other.

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Cindy

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Cindy recently graduated from IBMC. She enjoys getting to help others every day, and spending time with family and friends in her free time.

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Gerald

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Gerald is a true Colorado native. He graduated from IBMC and enjoys working with people and providing excellent customer service. He loves listening to music and cooking in his spare time.

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Jessica

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Jessica recently graduated from Front Range Community College with an Associates of Applied Science in Medical Assisting and General Studies degree. Some of her favorite things to do are watch movies, play in the snow with her puppies, and spend time with her loved ones.

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John

NURSE PRACTITIONER

John is a Family Nurse Practitioner. He has a passion for providing thorough and individualized evidence-based care to his patients and their families. He and his wife live in Loveland and love to enjoy the outdoors!

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Krystal

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Krystal is a graduate of the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor’s in Accounting and an Associate’s in Business Management. She is a member of Alpha Beta Kappa National Honor Society and was on the Dean’s list. She enjoys spending time with her son and taking him on new adventures.

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Starla Wadena

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Starla Wadena was born and raised in Fort Collins. She graduated from IBMC and in her free time enjoys spending time with her growing children.

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Sabrina

RECEPTIONIST

Sabrina was born and raised in a small town in Illinois until she decided to move to Colorado in 2016. She graduated cum laude from Western Illinois University with her bachelor’s degree in Law Enforcement and a minor in Forensic Psychology. She enjoys spending time with her fiancé camping, fishing, motorcycle riding, and crafting.

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Samantha

MEDICAL ASSISTANT

Samantha has been married for 18 years and has two beautiful daughters. She graduated with an associate degree from CCU and a medical assistant degree from IBMC. In her free time, she enjoys going to church and playing volleyball.

Asthma Inhaler Technique – How To Use Asthma Medication

April 13, 2022

This video reviews proper and effective asthma inhaler technique. A how on how to use asthma medication. To do great with asthma you have to take it and use it correctly. Too many patients are given asthma medication and not demonstrated how to use it right. You cannot get the benefits of asthma treatment until…

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Severe Asthma Treatment With Xolair

April 13, 2022

Five percent of asthma patients have severe asthma. Some severe asthmatics do not have control even with triple therapy. These patients used to have to take oral steroids or prednisone on a daily basis. Now there is a therapy that can give excellent control and negate the need for oral steroids, end the need for…

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Dr. Lanting Cracks the Case

April 12, 2022

This story was featured in abc News last November 15, 2012. Connor and Taylor Frankenfeld from Sterling Colorado looks like no ordinary kids, but they are special. The siblings have a rare condition that appears one in every 100,000 people and it is called cold urticaria. It is an allergy where hives occur on the…

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Allergy Shots

December 6, 2021

Allergy shots or immunotherapy is a vaccination program that can reduce an individual’s reactions to an allergic substance such as animal dander, pollen or mold. By injecting small amounts of a purified allergen, the body produces protective antibodies and prevents or reduces the allergic response. Beginning with small doses, the body gradually builds up immunity…

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How Having a Clean Home Can Help Keep Your Child’s Asthma in Control

December 5, 2021

Weekends are a time for running errands, catching up with friends and family, and the unfortunate task of cleaning the house. It’s usually the last thing on our list that we want to do, however, what if it helped keep asthma symptoms in control, especially for children? One in every 10 children has asthma. This…

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Can Vitamin D Reduce the Risk of Asthma Attacks?

December 5, 2021

Asthma attacks are painful, stressful and irritating. The symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath and more can exhaust a person, no matter what age. It can drain you for a couple days, weeks or month depending on why you had the attack. If you have a cold, the asthma symptoms can linger well…

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Could you be at high risk of complications caused by the flu?

December 5, 2021

It’s that time of year again. Back to school, the holidays, and the flu. The flu comes and goes, but for those who have certain health issues, the flu can linger and cause additional complications. So, are you at risk of these complications? Influenza is a viral infection that attacks your respiratory system. This includes…

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Could you have a deviated septum?

December 5, 2021

Do you have trouble breathing? How about snoring, headaches, and face pain? You could be suffering from a deviated septum. A deviated septum happens when the bone and cartilage (nasal septum) separating the nasal cavity in half is crooked and pushes towards one side. This can cause problems breathing because it makes one side of…

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Do you know the hidden signs of asthma?

December 5, 2021

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that causes inflammation in the airways and difficulty breathing. Roughly 1 in 12 people suffer from asthma, and it is the third top cause of hospitalizations amongst children. Wheezing, chronic coughs, shortness of breath and more are normal signs of asthma. Many people don’t realize that there are hidden…

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How to Manage Your Eye Allergies

December 5, 2021

Allergic conjunctivitis, also known as eye allergies, is a problem for millions of Americans. It can cause swollen, puffy, red eyes. This can make you feel and look miserable during allergy season. A quick fix to calming down the eyes is to use a cold compress. However, this is not a long-term solution. The most…

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Allergy & Asthma Center of the Rockies was started with a purpose in mind to evaluate patients and create life changing solutions. By taking the time to listen and evaluate, a patient’s problems, symptoms and findings are synthesized. The solution is to eliminate the symptoms and problems so patients can lead a normal life.