Items Tagged ‘internal medicine’

April 1, 2019

Just A Good Doctor

By Mooch45 ravenlongstreet

I love my doctor, Dr. Ryan Aronin. He is caring, compassionate, encouraging and even funny. I am so blessed to have him for my doctor.

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Ryan Aronin, internal medicine, patient stories, primary care physician


March 31, 2019

Happy Doctors’ Day, Dr Hu!

By Marissa9 shaylovesglitz

Happy Doctors’ Day to my wonderful GP, Dr. Katie Hu. I’m lucky to have a caring physician like you. I can tell that you really care about my health and I appreciate all of your advice. I am definitely healthier since you became my GP. You’re the best – have a wonderful Doctors’ Day!

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Katie Hu, internal medicine, patient stories, primary care physician, UCLA Center for East-West Medicine


How colon cancer screening can save lives

March 7, 2019

How colon cancer screening can save lives

By uclahealth uclahealth

Colon cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer-related death for men and women in the United States. But there is good news. Unlike other types of cancer, colon cancer has a greater than 90% cure rate if it is found early. The best way to be proactive and […]

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Tags: colon cancer, colon cancer screening, colonoscopy, FIT kit, healthy living, internal medicine, prevention, preventive care, primary care, primary care physician, The Checkup, wellness


How lifestyle changes can improve your health

January 14, 2019

How lifestyle changes can improve your health

By uclahealth uclahealth

We are all at risk for developing health conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer in our lifetimes. In many cases, that risk increases with age alone. But other factors are also at play. Non-modifiable risk factors are things that you cannot change, such as family history, genetic profile, ethnicity and gender. Modifiable risk […]

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Tags: annual physical, exercise, Family Medicine, healthy living, internal medicine, lifestyle changes, pcp, plant-based diet, prevention, preventive care, primary care, primary care physician


Looking for a new provider?

February 6, 2018

Looking for a new provider?

By uclahealth uclahealth

Your primary care provider is an important partner for improved health and well-being. Whether you’re looking for your first provider, have changed insurers or have relocated, these tips can help you find one. Primary care providers are often the first call you make when you want to ask a health question. They can: Keep you […]

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Tags: family practice, find a provider, internal medicine, nurse practitioners, pcp, physician referral service, physicians assistant, primary care providers


April 13, 2017

Prescription drug Vancomycin for antibiotic-associated diarrhea

By yacchan yacchan

When I was diagnosed I had C. difficile infection after I took amoxicillin, Dr. Mina Ma helped me understand the deadly bacteria inside intestine. She even gave me a written explanation. Fortunately my diarrhea stopped and the second stool test showed negative. Thank Dr. Ma for being with me when I am in desperate condition. […]

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Tags: amoxicillin, bacteria, C. difficile infection, Dr. Mina Ma, internal medicine, patient stories, stool test


March 30, 2017

Thank you

By luz1 luz1

Dr. Alice Agzarian is one of my favorite doctors because of her knowledge and commitment to her patients. She found out about my cancer even before I had symptoms, and because of that I have more chances to live longer. I’ll be grateful to her for the rest of my life. Thank you from the […]

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Tags: cancer, cancer care, Doctors Day, Dr. Alice Agzarian, Family Medicine, internal medicine, patient stories, women's health


March 27, 2017

Thank you Dr. Ashley

By ilana1 ilana1

Dr. Robert Ashley has been my doctor for many years. He was a new doctor with UCLA Health Santa Monica Bay Physicians when I started going to him. About 3-4 years ago my mom started to go to him also. He is an EXCELLENT doctor. He is very carrying always listen and never make us […]

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Tags: acupuncture, Doctors Day, Dr. Robert Ashley, internal medicine, patient stories, sports medicine, UCLA Health Santa Monica Bay Physicians, wilderness medicine


The Motivator

March 24, 2017

The Motivator

By gloriarv gloriarv

Dr. Denise Freese has been an inspiration and motivator to be the best me I can be. Her gentle persuasion to eat right and to exercise keeps me on track. She is a great listener and provides excellent guidance. A HUGE THANK YOU TO HER FROM ME AND MY FAMILY!!!  

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Tags: Denise Freese MD, Doctors Day, Family Medicine, healthy living, internal medicine, patient stories, primary care physician


March 23, 2017

I love my doctor

By lisac12 lisac12

I have been seeing Jodi Friedman, MD for 25 years. She has been such an amazing physician in almost every way you can be one. She is incredibly smart, dedicated, professional and empathetic. She tells me like it is, and trusts me to be a part of all medical decisions that are made. She is […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Jodi Friedman, Family Medicine, internal medicine, patient stories, UCLA Health