Patient Education

We have an extensive American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) patient education library, covering the myriad of female problems. Please be sure to discuss any of your concerns with our providers, as they pride themselves on being good "listeners," offering expert and compassionate care. These are a sampling of the gynecologic problems for which we treat women in our practice:

  • Pelvic Pain/ Endometriosis
  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Pain During Intercourse
  • Breast Problems
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Vaginitis
  • Infertility
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Painful Periods
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Menopausal Problems
  • Urinary Incontinence

Information and Articles

Dietary Tips from the american Dietetic Association


Calcium
Our bodies use calcium to build and maintain strong bones and teeth.
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Vitamin D
Vitamin D helps your body absorb calcium, which builds healthy bones.
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Protein
Protein is one of the three main building blocks of food.
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Iron
Your body needs iron to make hemoglobin, the part of your red blood cells that carries oxygen.
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Folate and Foloic Acid
Folate and folic acid are two forms of the same vitamin. Your body needs this vitamin to build new cells.
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Fiber
Fiber contributes to good health in many ways. It keeps food moving smoothly through your body.
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Vitamin B-12
Vitamin B-12 works with folate to help your body make new cells, including blood cells and nerve cells.
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Antioxidants
Antioxidants are nutrients in food that protect your cells from damage from free radicals.
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Healthy Fats
Fat is one of the three main building blocks of food, along
with carbohydrate and protein.
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About Gestational Diabetes

Women's HealthFirst Schaumburg IL | Barrington IL | Hoffman Estates ILGestational diabetes is diabetes that occurs in a woman who is pregnant. Click a link below for more information: