Gestational diabetes is a common condition that affects up to 10 percent of pregnant women. We talked to Annelee Boyle, MD, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist at UVA Health System to find out more about it.
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Laura Aimone’s pregnancy was progressing along normally, although she did feel tired in her second trimester, which she didn’t expect. “I just kind of figured that’s what me being pregnant was,” she says. Her baby was measuring small, but doctors at University Physicians for Women at Northridge were…
A diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) meant two and a half years of chemotherapy for little Anna Pitts.
Her parents Krissy and Rob knew…
Editor’s note: We interviewed Tina again in spring 2017. Read about how she’s doing now.
Tina Tinsley’s dream was to be a mother, and her wish was granted after years of trying. But because of cystic fibrosis, she couldn’t do basic tasks that most moms take for granted….
Worried About Your Heart Health?
These 10 Quick Heart Tips will help you get started on the road to heart health. Watch now!
I love fish. When I was a kid, I preferred the Filet-O-Fish to anything offered in the Happy Meal. These days, my tastes have matured. I’m always on the lookout for healthy, sustainable fish options, but choosing fish is often confusing. Which fish is safest? Should I eat farmed…
I love the holidays. I buy gifts for those less fortunate and enjoy celebrating with friends and family, and if I’m really lucky, there’s some snow. No stress. But now, I have twin infants, so I’m willing to bet the holidays are about to get a lot more hectic…
UVA’s biomechanical researchers recently tested thigh pads for the National Football League to see how well the pads protect players from injuries.
Ever wonder what your doctor or health provider does outside the exam room? Our 7 Quick Questions series gives you a personal glimpse into the people of UVA.
You in one sentence:
I’m Binit B. Shah, MD, and I am a movement disorders neurologist, which means I specialize in diagnosis…
Mary A. Sullivan coordinates community advocacy, education and outreach efforts for the Teen Health Center. She’s provided health education to local students and parents for over 20 years. Here she shares her thoughts about teens and mental health.