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Online Caregivers Finding Valuable Tips

Did you know 39% of US adults are caregivers? If you were caring for an individual with incontinence, where’s the first place you would look for help? Well, if you are like the large majority of caregivers you would go … Continue reading

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The Many Myths of Bladder Health

Often times many older adults and caregivers hold myths and misconceptions about bladder control problems. These myths or beliefs surrounding bladder health could actually interfere with appropriate or the best treatment and management for bladder control problems. Over the next … Continue reading

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The Many Myths of Bladder Health

Often times many older adults and caregivers hold myths and misconceptions about bladder control problems. These myths or beliefs surrounding bladder health could actually interfere with appropriate or the best treatment and management for bladder control problems. Over the next … Continue reading

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Urologists, Urogynecologists, and Gastroenterologists, oh my!

There are a number of options for healthcare providers that you can see to address your bladder control problems, but how to decide who to see? Start with your primary care provider (PCP) when seeking treatment of problems with bladder … Continue reading

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The Connection Between Obesity, Diabetes, and Bladder Control

By Nancy Muller, PhD Executive Director of the National Association For Continence   At the national headquarters of our organization, we routinely have college interns interested in health care services or health care communications assist us with projects to witness … Continue reading

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Sensitive Skin While Plagued by a Leaky Bladder

By Nancy Muller, PhD Executive Director of the National Association For Continence Sensitive skin appears to be far more prevalent than many people suspect. A study published in 2011 in the International Journal of Dermatology, based on a telephone survey of … Continue reading

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Getting the Right Diagnosis…and Not Missing It!

By Nancy Muller, PhD Executive Director of the National Association For Continence The most common medical error is patient misdiagnosis. Misdiagnosis causes incorrect interventions or decisions, unnecessary adverse events, wasted expenses, lost time and possible progression of an unchecked disease … Continue reading

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Bladder Control Loss and Travel

By NAFC Originally appeared in the August, 2012 issue of Quality Care® Monthly Summer is a time to travel. Between family vacations, trips to the beach or mountains and weddings people spend a good portion of their summer traveling. For … Continue reading

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Exercise Beneficial to Aging

By Joanne OConnor, PT, OCS Originally appeared in the January, 2012 issue of Quality Care® Monthly Exercise is a lifelong friend. Research tells us regular exercise can slow the aging process and add years to out life span. Exercise benefits … Continue reading

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When Laughing is No Longer Funny

The Effects of Obesity and Weight Loss on Urinary Incontinence. By J. Kyle Mathews, MD Originally appeared in the October, 2011 issue of Quality Care® Do you leak urine when you laugh, cough, or sneeze? Do you have trouble making … Continue reading

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