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Prostate Cancer Urinary Incontinence

By Jeffrey Albaugh, PhD, APRN, CUCNS Appeared in the September, 2012 issue of Quality Care® Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in men affecting one in every six men. Fortunately most of the time early stage prostate cancer … Continue reading

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Prostate Cancer Urinary Incontinence

By Jeffrey Albaugh, PhD, APRN, CUCNS Appeared in the September, 2012 issue of Quality Care® Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in men affecting one in every six men. Fortunately most of the time early stage prostate cancer … Continue reading

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Urgency and Frequency Bothering You?

By Nancy Muller, PhD, Executive Director National Association For Continence Typical symptoms of overactive bladder (OAB) include: urinating more than eight times per day or more than once at night (urinary frequency) a strong and sudden desire to urinate (urinary … Continue reading

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2012 Bladder Health Week Schedule

Bladder Health Week is November 12-16, 2012. Click on the Bladder Health Week days in the large calendar below to see what free, educational events you can participate in. Download the Bladder Health Week schedule to your Outlook Calender, iCalendar … 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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Combined Treatment of Urinary and Fecal Incontinence

By Catherine Matthews, MD One can only imagine how troubling it would be for an adult to lose control over either bladder or bowel function. When both occur together, the condition is referred to as “double incontinence”. The consequences of … Continue reading

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Am I Seeing The Right Doctor?

When is it time to see a specialist? When patients first experience signs of urinary incontinence they will usually discuss it with their primary care physician. According to Dr. Hari Tunguntla, assistant professor in the Department of Urology at Robert … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Urinary Incontinence

By Denise Elser, MD Urinary Incontinence is a condition affecting many, however it is particularly problematic for people with diabetes. Over 50% of men and women with diabetes have bladder dysfunction1. Obesity is a risk factor for both incontinence and … Continue reading

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