Eating Disorders

EATING DISORDERS Anorexia nervosa http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/anorexia-nervosa.pdf Binge eating http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/binge-eating-disorder.pdf Bulimia http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/bulimia-nervosa.pdf

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Menopausal Management

What is menopause? Menopause is a normal, natural event—defined as the final menstrual period and usually confirmed when a woman has missed her periods for 12 consecutive months (in the absence of other obvious causes). Menopause is associated with reduced functioning of the ovaries due to aging, resulting in lower levels of estrogen and other…

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Nutrition & Weight Loss

Nutrition & Weight Loss Services We are excited to announce the addition of Nutrition Services by Maria Kennedy, MPH, RD, LDN.  Our nutrition care includes complete nutrition assessments and individualized nutrition care plans for patients based on their needs, medical conditions and lifestyles. Specializing in the following: ·         General nutrition/wellness ·         Diabetes/Gestational Diabetes ·         PCOS…

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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence (UI), or bladder leakage, is the loss of urine control, or the inability to hold your urine until you can reach a restroom. Incontinence can range from the discomfort of slight losses of urine to severe, frequent wetting. Millions of people experience incontinence and it can have a profound impact on their quality…

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Aesthetics Procedures

Triangle Physicians for Women offers a wide range of aesthetics procedures to help you look and feel your best.  We partner with our sister practice, Cary Med Spa and Wellness, located around the corner next to WakeMed Cary Hospital. Many of the professional services can help reduce stress and anxiety that people often feel while…

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Infertility

What is infertility? Infertility affects one in eight couples is typically defined as the inability to achieve pregnancy after one year of unprotected intercourse. If you have been trying to conceive for a year or more, you should consider an infertility evaluation. However, if you are 35 years or older, you should begin the infertility…

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General Nutrition and Wellness Resources

GENERAL INFORMATION Healthy eating http://www.choosemyplate.gov/healthy-eating-tips.html http://www.eatright.org/Public/ Nutrition information for vegetarians &vegans http://www.choosemyplate.gov/healthy-eating-tips/tips-for-vegetarian.html http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/downloads/TenTips/DGTipsheet8HealthyEatingForVegetarians.pdf Meal Planning http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/meal-planning-tips/MY01734/rss=10 http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/healthy_eating/meals.html http://www.webmd.com/diet/healthy-kitchen-11/brown-bag-lunches How to read nutrition labels http://www.mckinley.illinois.edu/Handouts/nutrition_labels/nutrition_labels.html Tips for eating healthy when dining out http://www.choosemyplate.gov/healthy-eating-tips/tips-for-eating-out.html Healthy sample menu & recipes http://www.choosemyplate.gov/healthy-eating-tips/sample-menus-recipes.html http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/healthy-recipes/RecipeIndex Healthy cooking – recipe substitutions http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/healthy-recipes/NU00584    http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/healthy-recipes/NU00585 Exercise /physical activity http://www.choosemyplate.gov/physical-activity.html Info on artificial sweeteners http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/artificial-sweeteners/MY00073

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Nutrition and Wellness in Pregnancy

NUTRITION & WELLNESS IN PREGNANCY Preparing for pregnancy – Healthy Habits http://www.umm.edu/pregnancy/000102.htm Info on folate/sources: http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/folic-acid.pdf Nutrition in pregnancy http://www.choosemyplate.gov/pregnancy-breastfeeding.html http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/pregnancy-nutrition/PR00108 Food Safety www.mayoclinic.com/health/pregnancy-nutrition/PR00109 http://www.webmd.com/baby/features/foods-to-avoid-when-youre-pregnant http://www.choosemyplate.gov/pregnancy-breastfeeding/food-safety.html Preventing listeriosis http://www.choosemyplate.gov/pregnancy-breastfeeding/baby-safe-from-listeriosis.html Which fish to eat/not to eat during pregnancy http://epi.publichealth.nc.gov/oee/mercury/safefish.html Calculate how much weight should you gain during your pregnancy http://www.choosemyplate.gov/pregnancy-breastfeeding/pregnancy_weight_gain.aspx Exercise during pregnancy http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/exercise-during-pregnancy Nutrition therapy…

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Gestational Diabetes

GESTATIONAL DIABETES http://www.cdc.gov/pregnancy/diabetes-gestational.html Ways to reduce risk of type II diabetes after having gestational diabetes http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/prevention/checkup-america/gdm.html http://www.ndep.nih.gov/media/FS_Post-GDM.pdf Snack ideas for diabetes management http://www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/food/planning-meals/snacks/ Recipes for diabetes management http://ndep.nih.gov/media/MQC_recipebook_english.pdf http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/diabetes-recipes/RE00091 Exercise & Diabetes http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/diabetes-and-exercise/DA00105

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Nutrition Therapy and Specific Nutrients

NUTRITION THERAPY & SPECIFIC NUTRIENTS Weight loss http://www.choosemyplate.gov/weight-management-calories.html http://www.webmd.com/diet/guide/health-and-diet-eating-healthy Iron deficient anemia & food sources of iron http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/iron-deficiency-anemia-topic-overview http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/iron/ Sources of Calcium http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Calcium-HealthProfessional/ Sources of Vitamin B-12 http://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/vitaminb12/ Polycystic ovarian syndrome http://www.eatright.org/Public/content.aspx?id=11182 Wellness information for menopause http://www.webmd.com/menopause/guide/staying-healthy-through-good-nuitrition

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