Yearly Archives: 2014

The Facts about Gestational Diabetes

American Diabetes Month takes place every November. Gestational diabetes affects more than 18 percent of pregnant women throughout the country. Though in most cases the condition is only temporary, it’s important to stay informed about the risk factors and life … Continue reading

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When Breast Cancer Hits Close to Home

                                         As a physician, I am constantly asked how I am able to give patients bad news without becoming too emotionally attached.  It is definitely something that is learned over time and not always easy to do.  However, … Continue reading

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Ovarian cancer is one of the most deadly women’s cancers, affecting approximately 22,880 women each year. During ovarian cancer, one or more malignant cancerous cells are found in the ovaries, which are almond-shaped organs … Continue reading

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