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Understanding Gestational Diabetes Important for a Healthy Pregnancy

Drs Barcio and RussellA woman’s body goes through tremendous physical changes during pregnancy. There’s the obvious weight gain, morning sickness and lower back pain, as well as the occasionally less noticeable joint instability, posture changes and fatigue. Some women also may develop a condition called gestational diabetes in the second trimester that could lead to complications if not diagnosed and treated properly. Read More

Flu and Pertussis Immunizations Important for Pregnant Women

Flu and pertussis immunizationsA woman who is pregnant can do a lot to ensure both her health and that of her baby. She can eat right, drink plenty of fluids, have regular prenatal checkups, not smoke and get enough rest. Read More

Robotic–Assisted Hysterectomy Helps Patients Heal Faster

Latricia Thompson, M.D. and Julia Romero, M.D. now offer Patients this less invasive alternative to traditional surgery for many common female conditions

Drs Thompson and RomeroWhen hysterectomy (surgery to remove the uterus) is recommended as a treatment for gynecologic cancers, fibroids, endometriosis or other uterine conditions, women have more options than they did a few years ago. Traditional surgery, vaginal hysterectomy, laparoscopic–assisted vaginal hysterectomy and robotic–assisted hysterectomy are among the choices. Read More