Nanette Santoro, MD is professor and E. Stewart Taylor Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, Colo.
What the obstetrician-gynecologist should know
Perimenopausal abnormal uterine bleeding
The challenge of diagnosis occurs in distinguishing “normal” from “abnormal” in a time of rapid and dynamic change.
Stand firm with science
The compounded bioidentical hormone industry needs major changes in oversight to keep consumers safe.
Practical approach to managing menopause
Hormonal therapy is not without controversy but it is still one of the most effective treatments for patients with symptoms.
Fake news in ob/gyn
As patients are exposed to more and more misinformation, ob/gyns have a responsibility to not just treat but also educate.
Common signs and symptoms of GSM
GSM can be clinically detected in up to 90% of postmenopausal women undergoing evaluation but only one-third report vulvovaginal symptoms when surveyed.
Populations appropriate for diabetes screening with retesting every 3 years
The USPSTF recommends diabetes screening as part of a cardiovascular risk assessment in asymptomatic adults who are overweight or obese and aged between 40 and 70.
Commonly used screening tests for diabetes and their ranges
Ob/gyns play a major role in diabetes management and should know how to properly diagnose the condition.
Type 2 diabetes in the non-pregnant patient
Ob/gyns play a pivotal role in diabetes management due to the condition’s increasing prevalence in women and its potential effects on overall and reproductive health.
Oh, by the way...Can you give me a sleeping pill?
How many times has a patient said, "Oh, by the way, doctor..." just as you're leaving the exam room? This column will help you quickly triage those seemingly offhand yet clinically significant encounters.
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