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Importance of an Annual Women’s Wellness Exam

2020-02-06T21:17:38+00:00

We know that many patients have questions about whether an annual visit is needed yearly. Dr. Jukes and her team know that a yearly Well Women Exam is the foundation for wellness, disease identification, and management, as well as a key component to promoting healthy life. Having a yearly gynecological exam is an important aspect of responsible preventative healthcare and ensures your physical and reproductive well-being.

Importance of an Annual Women’s Wellness Exam2020-02-06T21:17:38+00:00

Diabetes Prevention

2020-02-06T20:10:59+00:00

November is American Diabetes Month- so it's a great time to remind our patients of the importance of your annual bloodwork. Your annual bloodwork will measure your fasting glucose levels. A high level of fasting blood sugar shows that your body is not metabolizing blood sugar (glucose) properly. Looking at [READ MORE]

Diabetes Prevention2020-02-06T20:10:59+00:00

Breast Cancer and Lifestyle Factors

2020-02-06T20:10:59+00:00

October is breast cancer awareness month and a good time for all of us to consider risk factors for developing breast cancer. Most are familiar with the risk factors related to family and certain gene mutations (BRCA), but it’s important to also consider lifestyle-related risk factors. These are important because these are the risk factors you can do something about. We call these risk factors, modifiable. They differ from the non-modifiable risk factors like age and genetics.

Breast Cancer and Lifestyle Factors2020-02-06T20:10:59+00:00

Art Bra Austin for Breast Cancer

2020-02-04T20:50:47+00:00

Kelly's bra has been selected for the Art Bra Austin for Breast Cancer Resource Center. Art Bra® Austin is a fully-costumed, professionally produced runway show and auction that raises funds to support local women who have been affected by breast cancer.

Art Bra Austin for Breast Cancer2020-02-04T20:50:47+00:00

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017

2020-02-06T20:10:59+00:00

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer risks, the value of screening and early detection, and treatment options available to women and men who are diagnosed with one of the many forms of breast cancer. More than 249,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with invasive breast cancer every year, and nearly 41,000 die from the disease.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 20172020-02-06T20:10:59+00:00

Artist and musician’s body is wracked with cancer, but she ain’t afraid to keep fighting

2020-02-06T20:11:00+00:00

Over the past 40 years, the number of deaths per year from cervical cancer has declined by 50 percent. According to the American Cancer Society, the decrease in mortality is due in large part to the higher frequency of pap smears, which started in the ’70s.

Artist and musician’s body is wracked with cancer, but she ain’t afraid to keep fighting2020-02-06T20:11:00+00:00

Healthy Girl Workout

2020-02-06T20:11:00+00:00

In my 12 plus years of caring for women, I have heard every excuse in the book for not exercising…. “I don’t have time”, “I have kids”, “I can’t afford a gym”, “I don’t know where to start”, etc. Weight is a concern for many of my patients. Excess weight also increases risk for heart disease, diabetes and cancer. I am a firm believer in healthy diet and exercise, both to lose weight and to maintain a healthy weight.

Healthy Girl Workout2020-02-06T20:11:00+00:00