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Your Guide to Understanding and Managing Prediabetes

Malcolm Thaler, MD

Last updated November 13, 2018. When your blood sugar climbs higher than normal, but not so high that you fit the definition of diabetes, we say that you...

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Electronic cigarettes: A step to quitting smoking or another unhealthy alternative?

Alexandra Hobson, FNP

Whether at a party or walking down the street, vaping has been on the rise as an alternative to smoking. Some people choose to vape thinking it’s a...

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Your guide to IUDs

Honore Lansen, MD

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) have been in the news a lot over the last few years, and they’re becoming more and more popular. According to the Centers...

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Choosing the right IUD for you

Honore Lansen, MD

When it comes to contraception, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach. With the help of your primary care provider, you’ll want to consider the...

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What to expect at your IUD insertion appointment

Honore Lansen, MD

If you’ve done your research and decided an intrauterine device (IUD) is the right form of contraception for you, you may be wondering what to expect...

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Sexual Health

The ultimate birth control comparison guide

Kathleen Reutter, RN

Choosing a birth control method is an important — and very personal — decision. Having thorough, accurate information at your fingertips is...

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Your guide to lab tests

One Medical

A regular part of the experience at One Medical may including lab testing. Often, labs are ordered during a visit due to patient concerns, for routine...

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Your guide to understanding anxiety

Malcolm Thaler, MD

Everyone experiences nerves and anxiety from time to time, whether it’s before an important exam, a tense sporting event, a job interview or —...

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