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Diabetes Prevention

November is American Diabetes Month- so it's a great time to remind our patients of the importance of your annual bloodwork. Your annual bloodwork will measure your fasting glucose levels. A high level of fasting blood sugar shows that your body is not metabolizing blood sugar (glucose) properly. Looking at [...]

Diabetes Prevention2018-11-26T19:37:48+00:00

Breast Cancer and Lifestyle Factors

October is breast cancer awareness month and a good time for all of us to consider risk factors for developing breast cancer. Most are familiar with the risk factors related to family and certain gene mutations (BRCA), but it’s important to also consider lifestyle-related risk factors. These are important because these are the risk factors you can do something about. We call these risk factors, modifiable. They differ from the non-modifiable risk factors like age and genetics.

Breast Cancer and Lifestyle Factors2018-10-16T16:39:47+00:00

Art Bra Austin for Breast Cancer

Kelly's bra has been selected for the Art Bra Austin for Breast Cancer Resource Center. Art Bra® Austin is a fully-costumed, professionally produced runway show and auction that raises funds to support local women who have been affected by breast cancer.

Art Bra Austin for Breast Cancer2018-10-16T23:23:19+00:00

5 SculpSure Treatments for 4

HOW DOES SCULPSURE WORK? SculpSure helps you safely reduce stubborn fat in problem areas such as the belly and love handles, with a treatment plan that’s customized to your desired results. Laser targets and heats fat cells under the skin without affecting the skin’s surface. SculpSure raises the temperature of [...]

5 SculpSure Treatments for 42017-10-25T01:36:22+00:00

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer risks, the value of screening and early detection, and treatment options available to women and men who are diagnosed with one of the many forms of breast cancer. More than 249,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with invasive breast cancer every year, and nearly 41,000 die from the disease.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 20172017-10-02T17:48:52+00:00

Artist and musician’s body is wracked with cancer, but she ain’t afraid to keep fighting

Over the past 40 years, the number of deaths per year from cervical cancer has declined by 50 percent. According to the American Cancer Society, the decrease in mortality is due in large part to the higher frequency of pap smears, which started in the ’70s.

Artist and musician’s body is wracked with cancer, but she ain’t afraid to keep fighting2017-09-15T22:08:39+00:00

Women’s Fertility

Many women are surprised to learn that their ability to conceive decreases with age. According to the CDC “A women’s chances of having a baby decrease rapidly every year after 30”. ACOG (The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) states that at age 32 there is a decrease in fecundity [...]

Women’s Fertility2017-04-17T03:34:10+00:00

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder that causes progressive muscle wasting and weakness. It is the most common genetic cause of infant death, and the carrier frequency is about 1 in 50 in the general population. When both parents are carriers, there is a 1 [...]

Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)2017-04-16T22:01:20+00:00

Heart Disease in Women

February makes us think about Hallmark cards, flowers, and heart shaped boxes of chocolate.  But let’s take a minute to think about HEART Disease in women.   Heart Attack Signs in Women Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain in the center of your chest. It lasts more than a few [...]

Heart Disease in Women2017-02-12T22:50:56+00:00
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