If you have ever struggled with losing weight, there’s a new program that you should know about. It’s a personalized approach for achieving healthier weight with a new FDA-approved medication, Qsymia (pronounced cuesem ee-uh), and the support of a weight loss team led by a registered dietitian and a board-certified physician.
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Everything was falling into place perfectly when Leslie Hammond moved to Corvallis three years ago. After spending her professional career teaching theater on the East Coast, Hammond was seeking an experience for her daughter like she had growing up in Idaho.
If you’ve made the decision to start a family within the next year or two, don’t keep it a secret from your doctor. Bring it up at your next annual exam, or if you don’t have a regular health care provider, you can make an appointment with an obstetrician/gynecologist. You and your doctor can discuss medical and family history, medications and nutrition.
Have you ever taken your child to play at the park and found yourself sizing him up to the other children playing or wondered why he’s shorter than the other kids in his class at school or on a sports team? Starting from the moment they are born and continuing with healthy baby and annual check-ups, height and weight are measures of a child’s health we hear about most often. So it’s no surprise that parents’ concerns about a child’s growth and development are among the most common questions I’m asked as an endocrinologist. In this column I will address some of the concerns I hear most often.
One day is not enough to thank our exceptional doctors. We celebrate Doctors’ Day on March 30 and thank the more than 100 providers at The Corvallis Clinic for their dedication to the health of our community and commitment to high quality patient care. Below are comments received from patients. Add your voice to theirs […]