Posts Tagged: pcos

National Nurse’s Week!

Here at PREG, we LOVE our nurses!  They truly put the “care” in healthcare.  In honor of the fabulous women that make up our group of nurses, we are going to feature an interesting tidbit on some of them. The first response that I got was from Carolyn, one of our nurse practitioners.  Carolyn works primarily [...]

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It’s April!

I can’t believe it!  It is April.  2011 is almost half gone!  March was a busy month for our practice…great IVF cycles, we hosted a booth at the Joyful Birth and Breastfeeding Expo in Asheville, an appearance on Your Carolina with Jack & Kimberly, our 2nd PCOS Support Group meeting…whew!  If you missed us on [...]

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50 Small Steps Parts 4 & 5

16. Start reading food labels Have you ever bothered to read the food labels on some of the more common things that you eat?  I read a lot of mine, but then I discovered a part that I was overlooking…the serving or portion size.  I have recently noticed that a few things that I have [...]

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50 Small Steps Part 3

11. Add nuts to your diet To find a food that is delicious, nutritious and filling is a dieter’s dream come true. Dieters who eat nuts tend to stick to their diets because the fat and fiber content of nuts makes them very filling. As a result, they are not as hungry and ultimately eat [...]

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50 Small Steps Part 2

6. Think twice before eating “white” and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           7. Switch to whole grains White bread, white flour…all white and just not very good for you.  All of these things quickly turn to sugar when you consume them.  As we learned in our PCOS meeting, anyone with this diagnosis is going to struggle with the blood sugar/insulin issue.  [...]

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