Monthly Archives: April 2013

Vaccinations for the Grown Up

In the past, I have written about vaccinations for children and for the adults taking care of children.  Today, I would like to discuss vaccinating the adult.   Because of vaccinations, we are living better.  Few of us have been exposed to such diseases as hepatitis, meningitis, influenza, measles, tetanus and on and on.   Heck, the majority...
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Diabetes and Hemogloblin A1C

In my previous post on diabetes, I wrote about how diabetes can affect pregnancy.  Today, I want to let you know about a blood test used to tell us how well we are managing diabetes.  This blood test is called hemoglobin A1C.   If you are diabetic, do you know your Hgb A1 C level?  Hgb A1...
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Diabetes in Pregnancy

As of 2010, the CDC estimates that over 26 million Americans over the age of 20 are living with diabetes.  Of those, over 12 million are women.  It is estimated that 1.9 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes each year.  The majority is diagnosed after the age of 45, and almost 500,000 are diagnosed between...
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