Dr. Siada

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What is an Aortic Aneurysm?

November 5, 2020

When patients hear they have an aortic aneurysm, they can become confused or even scared by this diagnosis. It is important they understand what an aortic aneurysm is and what treatment options are available. An aortic aneurysm is a localized enlargement in any part of the largest artery in the…

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A Year In Review – Fiscal Year 2019-2020

October 20, 2020

For 41 years, Central California Faculty Medical Group has provided Central Valley patients with access to world-class UCSF faculty physicians. With 21 faculty practice sites and partnerships across 19 local hospitals and health care facilities, our clinicians have served patients in more than 65 specialties and subspecialties. Not only do…

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Patrick Shea, MD

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COVID-19: Helping Your Child Cope

October 8, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic and resultant adaptations have brought about considerable changes in daily life for kids across California. It can be difficult to know how to help children cope. Homeschooling or “distance learning” is very hard on families for any number of reasons. Younger children require nearly constant supervision and…

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Claire Dias, RD, CDE

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Diabetes Management

October 2, 2020

Many people feel overwhelmed when getting a diabetes diagnosis and ask, “What can I eat?” or “What can I do to help manage this new diagnosis?” There are several ways in which patients can make small changes to meals that can make a big difference in blood sugar results. Balanced…

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April Herd, PA-C

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Diabetes Defined

September 17, 2020

In our practice, we often get asked the questions, “What is diabetes?” and “What type of diabetes do I have?” For many patients, it is actually not a simple answer. Diabetes is a complex metabolic disorder in which the body is unable to produce insulin, or has a decreased ability…

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