Wednesday Mornings: Losing Pounds & Gaining Life

by Guest Blogger April 10, 2012

Aside from the mounds of paperwork and charts piling up in the doctors’ work room, Wednesday is my favorite day of the week…and the best part of my job. As I work through my forms, I hear encouraging words to a patient from the staff regarding the progress she has made over the past year […]

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Know Your Risk Factors. Know Your Numbers.

by Guest Blogger February 9, 2012

I cannot believe a year has gone by since our last American Heart Month when I blogged about women’s heart attack symptoms. Since then, I know many of you have made great strides in taking charge of your heart health. The guidelines keep changing, and just when you think you’ve got it down pat, something […]

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Moms-to-Be: ”Eating for Two” Doesn’t Mean Eating Twice as Much

by Dr. von Gruenigen December 8, 2010

I was recently interviewed for a story about obesity and pregnancy, which is one of the biggest concerns of ob-gyns today.  In the article I talk about the fact that a key concern for obese women is higher complications in their pregnancies. But, pregnancy also can be a ”teachable moment” when women are more open to […]

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