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What's New...at Mobile OB-GYN, P.C.

 

For Immediate Release
 

Fallen Off the Weight-Loss Wagon?
Mobile Ob-Gyn's Customized Program,
Vitality, Offers Renewed Hope for a
Successful New Year’s Resolution – For Life!

Mobile, AL (March 30, 2012) - When it comes to winning the battle of the bulge, maintaining weight loss success - long-term - proves difficult for many men and women. Others, armed with grand resolutions for exercise and dieting in January, lose momentum by Spring, falling short of their goals just as swimsuit season arrives. One local physician group is committed to meeting these all-too-common challenges head on.

Vitality: Adventures in Conscious Eating is a physician-managed nutrition program designed to help clients achieve optimum physical, emotional and intellectual health for life. The 12-week program offers ongoing support and tangible solutions for specific maintenance challenges beyond the first three months to keep 'graduates' inspired to maintain their positive new habits.

For a nominal fee, Vitality graduates may also participate in monthly maintenance sessions; hosted the second Monday of every month from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the office of Mobile Ob Gyn, P.C. Upcoming six-month scheduled topics include:

December 2012 - June 2013

December 10: ‘Tis The Season – Ways to better survive the holiday food temptations

January 14: New Year’s Revolution – How to make healthier choices stick not just for the New Year, but for the rest of your life

February 11: Mindfulness of Eating – Feeling the Satisfaction of Eating Well

March 11: Quality of Calories – Why not all calories are the same

April 8: Stress & Distress – Strategies for disconnecting feelings from food

May 13: Making Meal Planning Easy – Learning to plan meals and make the most out of grocery shopping

June 10: Eating Out the Healthy Way – Learning how to make healthy choices when dining out

"Vitality has changed my relationship with food," notes Vitality participant, Donna Ganzarain. "The talk sessions with nutrionist Jackie have empowered me to make the right choices. Weight loss is a daily decision, not a quick-fix. Vitality gives you the knowledge and support to do that for life, she continues. Donna will graduate from the program in mid April.

The program includes:

  • An initial wellness panel that includes blood tests (CBC, cholesterol and metabolic panel, vitamin D, and inflammatory markers) to gauge your overall health
  • A custom meal plan based on your lifestyle and personal preferences
  • Weekly knowledge and inspiration sessions with program team

The weekly knowledge and information sessions include handouts on topics related to food and wellness. Each participant also meets one-on-one with licensed counselor, Angie Lewis, M.S., who is skilled in creating a caring, confidential, non judgmental atmosphere for the individual to express their weight loss struggles and learn new behaviors that will help aid in lifestyle success. Clients learn:

  • What foods to eat. Plus, why some foods should be avoided while others can be eaten in abundance.
  • Why food is as powerful as drugs when it comes to your emotional and intellectual health. The hormone effects of food, especially the hormones that are involved in the feelings of hunger and fullness, will be explained.
  • Why the proportion of protein, fat and carbohydrates in your diet is critical in allowing your body to burn fat, maintain muscle, and, most of all, control hunger.

Want to learn more about the program and meet the Vitality team? Join us April 10, 2012, at the Mobile Ob-Gyn clinic lobby at Providence Hospital. The reception, including healthy refreshments and discussion begin at 6 p.m. For more information or to RSVP, call 251.633-0793 x1.

About Vitality – Adventures in Conscious Eating
Dr. Philip Madonia, developed Mobile ObGyn’s Vitality – Adventures in Conscious Eating program, in consultation with masters-trained Exercise Physiologist, Jackie Adams Smith, and Licensed Professional Counselor, Angie Lewis. Vitality is based on the science of nutrition and metabolism and how it affects every aspect of your life?obesity, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, depression, and overall mood. For 12 weeks, participants meet one-on-one each week with Vitality team to increase their knowledge of foods, learn skills for troubleshooting, gain new recipes and maintain positive motivation. Vitality is geared to women and men of all ages who desire to lose weight and gain vitality, as exhibited by greater energy, improved ability to think clearly, a more positive outlook, and the tools to face daily stress more confidently – all without the use of pharmaceuticals.

About Mobile Ob-Gyn, P.C.
For more than sixty years, the physicians at Mobile Ob-Gyn, P .C. have been caring for Mobile area women and their families. In addition to comprehensive obstetrical services, Mobile Ob-Gyn specializes in minimally-invasive surgeries that address common gynecology issues, including hysterectomy, stress urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, vaginal and bladder prolapse, and painful, heavy periods. The practice is located at 6701 Airport Blvd., Suite B-321 on the Providence Hospital campus. For more information, visit www.mobileobgyn.com or call 251.633.0793.

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Mobile Ob-Gyn, P.C. Welcomes
New Female Physician


Committed to Progressive Women's Care,
Dr. Hope McLean Joins the Established Practice

Mobile, Alabama (October 12, 2011) - As part of their commitment to delivering progressive women's care, the physicians of Mobile Ob-Gyn, P.C. welcome Dr. Hope McLean to their expanding practice. A graduate of Florida State University College of Medicine, Dr. McLean recently completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is now seeing patients at Mobile Ob-Gyn, P.C. at their Providence Hospital campus location. Her professional memberships include the American Medical Association, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and she is board-eligible in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

In addition to advanced surgical skills, Dr. McLean brings an extensive background in patient education, counseling and advocacy. “I come from a family of educators, so ensuring my patients are well-informed is important to me. I always take the time to explain, even if it means drawing diagrams,” McLean smiles warmly. (Photo: Dr. Hope McLean)

“Since childhood, I knew I wanted to be a physician,” notes Dr. McLean. “When it came time to declare a specialty in medical school, I was excited by the OB/GYN curriculum – I find pregnancy, menopause, and hormones intriguing. Friends tried to dissuade me from the long hours, but I felt called to care for women. I feel a real sense of connection with my patients,” McLean explains.

“Dr. McLean is the perfect fit for our growing practice. She is highly skilled, knowledgeable, hard-working and eager to continue learning. Her warm, genuine personality makes her approachable to patients and a real asset to this community,” notes Mobile Ob-Gyn, P. C. co-founder, Dr. Phillip Madonia.

“Joining the physicians of Mobile Ob-Gyn was such a natural, easy decision for me. I knew right away this was home! They share tremendous camaraderie, they're committed to working hard, and they demonstrate a willingness to grow and evolve to do what's best for patients. That's my kind of patient-centered practice,” McLean says with enthusiasm.

Along with husband, Dave, and new daughter, Hope, Dr. McLean welcomes the warm weather and hospitality of the Port City.

About Mobile Ob-Gyn, P.C.

For more than sixty years, the physicians at Mobile Ob-Gyn, P .C. have been caring for Mobile area women and their families. In addition to comprehensive obstetrical services, Mobile Ob-Gyn specializes in minimally-invasive surgeries that address common gynecology issues, including hysterectomy, stress urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, vaginal and bladder prolapse, and painful, heavy periods. The practice is located at 6701 Airport Blvd., Suite B-321 on the Providence Hospital campus. For more information, visit www.mobileobgyn.com or call 251.633.0793.



Your Lab Results

You can now get your lab results without calling the office. Simply go to www.mytestresults.com or call 866-321-5461. You will need to enter 3 numbers:

  1. the customer number which is 8663215461
  2. the unique ID, which is your account number
  3. the PIN, which is your date of birth (mmddyy)

This is a secure website and phone line and offers you the convenience of checking your results at a time that is easy for you. If you have any questions, you may call the office between 8:30 am and 5:30 pm.



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Adding a New Dimension of Excitement to the Joy of Having a Baby

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Laparoscopic Supracervical Hysterectomy
First Choice for the Active Female

Mobile Ob-Gyn, P.C. offers patients an alternative to traditional abdominal hysterectomy that is the least invasive, least traumatic, least expensive and quickest way to remove the uterus. As an added benefit, most women are back to normal activities within 7 days!

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Mobile Ob-Gyn, P.C.
6701 Airport Blvd., Suite B-321
Mobile, Alabama  36608-6703
(251) 633-0793  |  Fax (251) 633-0736
Email Address:  info@mobileobgyn.com