• JULY 2022

    Bladder dysfunction: Knowing what medical approaches and lifestyle changes can help

    Bladder dysfunction: Knowing what medical approaches and lifestyle changes can help. Dr. Alec Schwartz, urologist, discusses what you need to know.   Feel like you’re urinating frequently, or not frequently enough? If so, you’re not alone. Studies show that tens of millions of Americans experience bladder dysfunction in the form of an overactive bladder, underactive

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    • MAY 2022

    Are you one of the 10% of Americans with diabetes? Here’s what you need to know

    Janelle Yee, MD, endocrinologist at Bergen Medical Associates , discusses the symptoms of, treatment for and prevention of diabetes.   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 37 million Americans — roughly 1 in 10 — have diabetes, a chronic disease that results in too much sugar in the blood. Equally

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    • APRIL 2022

    Demystifying food allergies: Your top 10 questions answered

    Bergen Medical Associates’ Allergist, Dr. Margaret Co, reviews the key facts about food allergies   An estimated 5% of the U.S. population has a true food allergy and for these millions of people, the risk of a reaction can be a scary proposition. But what exactly is a food allergy and how can it be

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    • MARCH 2022

    Colorectal cancer screening: A powerful preventative tool

    Bhavik Bhandari, MD, gastroenterologist at Bergen Medical Associates, shares why ‘45 is the new 50’ (and other important facts) when it comes to screening for colon cancer   March is Colorectal Cancer Screening Awareness Month — but the fact is, every month is a great time to capitalize on the power of colonoscopies and other screening

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