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Dignity Health Medical Foundation has announced that Pamela Carrington-Tribble, DO, with Main Street Medical has joined the Dignity Health Medical Group – Sequoia family. Main Street Medical has served Half Moon Bay families for nearly 15 years and will continue to do so under the Dignity Health Medical Group name from now on.

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Hypothyroidism occurs when your thyroid gland doesn’t produce enough of certain hormones. It’s estimated that nearly 5 percent of the U.S. population over the age of 12 may be living with hypothyroidism. Below, Dr. Harshit Shah, an endocrinologist with Dignity Health Medical Group - Bakersfield, explains how hypothyroidism can impact weight gain. 

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Monitoring and maintaining a healthy blood pressure is important at any age. However, for seniors, high blood pressure is especially dangerous. Lindy Chavez, NPC, a family medicine nurse practitioner with Dignity Health Medical Group – Ventura Region, shares answers to common blood pressure questions related to those over the age of 65.

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Talking about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be as uncomfortable as its symptoms. However, IBS is a relatively common condition affecting about 20 percent of the U.S. population, according to Dr. Kuldip Sandhu, an expert gastroenterologist with Mercy Medical Group. Dr. Sandhu answers important questions about IBS below.

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If you have ulcerative colitis (UC), a type of inflammatory bowel disease, you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), UC affects as many as 246 of every 100,000 Americans. But what is UC and what can be done about it?

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GMA Healthcare Providers (GMA) and Dignity Health Medical Foundation (DHMF) have announced that GMA is joining the Dignity Health family, and will change their name to Dignity Health Medical Group - Bakersfield.

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Dr. Phuc-Son Dong, a family medicine doctor with Dignity Health Medical Group - North State, answers important questions about the measles below. If you believe you have been exposed to the measles virus, you should call your doctor immediately. Remember, do not physically visit the ER or your doctor's office if you believe you have been in contact with the measles virus, to avoid spreading the virus. 

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Lisa Adamek, GNP, with Mercy Medical Group, has been honored by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a 2019 Certified Nurse Award recipient for the Gerontology Nurse Practitioner category.

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Dignity Health Medical Group – Sierra Nevada, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation, welcomes Alan Wong, MD, to the medical group. Dr. Wong is a board certified urologist with long-standing ties to Grass Valley, having served the community for 23 years.

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Dignity Health Medical Group announced that they have expanded their family medicine and internal medicine services in Ventura with the addition of two highly-regarded primary care providers: Ramsey Ulrich, MD and Sunita Sujanani, MD.

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