November is American Diabetes Month: Diabetes & Pregnancy

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. How much do you know about diabetes during pregnancy? Check your knowledge below! Diabetes can affect women during their childbearing years. Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose (blood sugar) levels are above normal. Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose, or sugar, for our bodies to […]

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November Promotions in the Skin Center

November Promotions in the Skin Center are  here! Stop by today or call us to schedule your visit to get these great deals! Sleek and Slim for the Holidays – FREE Botox! CoolSculpting, a nonsurgical procedure to eliminate fat, for good, without downtime.  CoolSculpting is now faster than ever! As little as 35 minutes transforms […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: How to Perform a Breast Self-Exam

Once A Month Adult women of all ages are encouraged to perform breast self-exams at least once a month.  Johns Hopkins Medical center states, “Forty percent of diagnosed breast cancers are detected by women who feel a lump, so establishing a regular breast self-exam is very important.” While mammograms can help you to detect cancer […]

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2017 Flu Season Update

Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses, and is characterized by symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle/body aches, headaches, and fatigue. Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea. Receiving the flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself, your family, and your community from […]

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Your baby’s kidneys: Hydronephrosis/Pelviectasis

A common source of stress and anxiety in pregnancy is an abnormal finding on a prenatal ultrasound examination. One of the more common findings we deal with is dilatation of the renal collecting system, or hydronephrosis, in the fetus. Hydronephrosis is seen in 1-4% of all pregnancies and occurs more commonly in males. As part […]

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September Promotions in the Skin Center

Contact us now to take advantage of these great savings in our Skin Center!   CoolSculpting: *Buy 2 Cycles, Get 1 Free!  ALL THE RIGHT CURVES IN ALL THE RIGHT PLACES Whether it’s your stomach, thighs, or waistline, the CoolSculpting procedure can help you feel better in your clothes and in the mirror. Proven in […]

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Considering BRCA Genes: Knowledge Improves Outcomes – A UCSF Event

You Are Invited! Considering BRCA Genes: Knowledge Improved Outcomes UCSF Mission Bay Campus, Byers Auditorium, Genentech Hall, 600 16th Street San Francisco, CA Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. Parking is located at the Community Center Garage at 1675 Owens Street Presented by UCSF Imaging and the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive […]

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August Promotions in the Skin Center

CoolSculpting: Reduce Stubborn Fat – save 15% Eliminate stubborn fat from the abdomen, flanks and thighs with the cold technology of CoolSculpting. During August receive 15% savings per area for our first 25 patients! Latisse – Save $20  Stock up on 5ml Latisse. The prescription that grows lashes fuller, longer and darker. Save $20 this […]

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Primary Care Highlight: Discover Health

From the moment of birth, our children are scheduled for frequent check-ups with a pediatrician who weighs, measures and examines from head-to-toe.  As children get older, visit intervals increase from months to twice yearly, to preventative well-visits just once a year. But what happens when we enter adulthood? We all remember when we outgrew our […]

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Coping with Early Pregnancy Loss


Miscarriage, or early pregnancy loss, is defined as a pregnancy that ends on its own within the first 20 weeks of gestation. One of the most common forms of miscarriage is called a “missed miscarriage”. This relates to the fact that it is often discovered early in pregnancy without any obvious symptoms of loss. Other […]

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