How to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

posted on December 4, 2020

Does Thanksgiving leave you feeling stuffed? Does December make you fear becoming stuck halfway down a chimney or halfway up your jeans? Do you feel not so jolly after the year’s end? Does the promise of a New Year’s resolution seem unreal or unappealing? We want you to know that…

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Healthy Start into the New Year

What is an Aortic Aneurysm?

posted on 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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Dr. Siada

COVID-19: Helping Your Child Cope

posted on 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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Patrick Shea, MD

Diabetes Management

posted on 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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Claire Dias, RD, CDE

Diabetes Defined

posted on 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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April Herd, PA-C

A Reminder of the Importance of Vaccines

posted on August 26, 2020

Dr. Jyothi Patri addresses the disturbing decline and importance of routine vaccinations for children and gives tips on how providers can be proactive in getting patients back to the office.

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Doctor giving boy vaccine

COVID-19 and Pediatrics

posted on August 5, 2020

Pediatric infectious disease physician, Chokechai Rongavilit, MD, shares an unusual complication caused by COVID-19 that children can succumb to and reaffirms the importance of taking the proper safety measures to reduce spread as the school year approaches.

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Dr. Chai Article

Surviving and Thriving in a Global Pandemic, University Surgical Associates

posted on July 1, 2020

University Surgical Associates physicians, Dr. Maser and Dr. Karipineni, explain the innovative steps they are taking during the pandemic and their recent office move to streamline services for patients in the Central Valley.

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Dr. Maser & Dr. Karipineni

COVID-19 Triggers Strokes in Otherwise Healthy People

posted on May 20, 2020

Amir Khan, MD, discusses how the novel coronavirus can potentially trigger strokes in otherwise healthy people.

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University Centers of Excellence Directory

posted on December 1, 2020

University Centers of Excellence Directory – Updated December 1, 2020 PDF | RTF

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