Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 11:20 am by Jon Nielsen, MD
Nearly every day I hear a midlife patient say, “I exercise more, I eat less, and I still gain weight. Why is that?” The usual default answer to that question is, “ your metabolism is slowing down with age”. That may be true but there must be some other answer to explain the midlife weight gain experienced by both women and men, as well as the obesity epidemic we are experiencing in the US . Yes, we have low fat diets, and low carbohydrate diets, and other “fad” type diets all of which have many proponents and success stories. We are told that as we age the fat we accumulate is just naturally deposited around our midsection. That fat is both difficult to lose and a marker of cardiac risk.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 12:03 am by Taryn McEvoy, MD
I recently had my second child and as I reflect on the experience, I wanted to share some of my knowledge and tips with moms-to-be. After all, planning for a pregnancy is a very exciting time but it can be overwhelming too. It is the start of a new phase of life—parenthood. As the mother of two young boys, I am in the middle of this exciting phase too. My second son was born in December of 2011 at Maple Grove Hospital and now I have experienced the joys of being both a physician and a patient there.
Monday, January 23, 2012 at 12:15 pm by Sarah Manneh, MD
With the New Year and renewed resolutions for good health, I encourage women of any age to know the screening guidelines for ovarian and cervical cancers and talk with their provider about risk.
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