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Pregnancy & Gestational Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Posted on: 11/8/22

November is Diabetes Awareness Month! According to the CDC, between 1-2% of pregnant women in the United States have either type-1 or type-2 diabetes and a further 6-9% will develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy.  What’s worse, the prevalence of diabetes during pregnancy has risen significantly over the years. Let’s look at diabetes and pregnancy, including […]


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Is It Time For A Screening?

Posted on: 10/5/22

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means it’s time to talk about a tender subject: breasts and mammograms. In 2021 alone, more than 43,000 Americans died from breast cancer.  That perhaps coincides with falling mammogram screening rates; during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, screening rates nationwide fell as much as 63.7% nationwide.  While […]