Takashi Murakami. 727. 1996People go to see the doctor for many reasons. Sometimes it is just a check up or medication refill or for not feeling well. Sometimes it is because of pain. Pain is tricky. It can come on all of...
During your pregnancy, we do many types of tests. Many of these tests require blood. During the first OB visit, we usually draw the most blood. Many of these tests check for infections that can cause problems in pregnancy. One test I’d like to discuss today is the HIV test. Most women who become pregnant today...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more