Pregnant Ladies: Control Gestational Diabetes with These 7 Tips
22 February

Hey, Pregnant Ladies: Control Gestational Diabetes with These 7 Tips

Category: Adult Primary Care, Diabetes, OB/GYN & Maternity

If it’s uncontrolled, it can lead to complications; so, it’s important to know how to manage it.

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10 January

What is Preeclampsia?

Category: OB/GYN & Maternity

Preeclampsia is high blood pressure during pregnancy or soon after delivery, which can cause seizures, kidney and liver damage, and in some cases, death. It’s on the rise in Texas and the leading cause of maternal deaths worldwide.

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19 December

Woman gets pregnant after multiple miscarriages

Category: OB/GYN & Maternity

After three miscarriages, Keyla Miguel, 34, was told she may not be able to have another child. And doctors said that if she did become pregnant she would be considered critical and have to be put on bed rest. But then she came to Legacy’s Southwest Clinic.

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07 December

Seven Ways to Stay Healthy During Pregnancy

Category: OB/GYN & Maternity

By India Ogazi A healthy pregnancy is a key to a healthy baby (and mom). Pregnancy takes a heavy toll on a woman’s body, which can lead to health complications such as high blood pressure, diabetes and even miscarriage. But by following doctor’s recommendations, you can have good outcomes. Dr. Vian Nguyen, director of OB/GYN…

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22 November

5 Focus Areas for Diabetes Self-Care During the Holiday Season

Category: Adult Primary Care, Dental Care, Family Medicine, OB/GYN & Maternity, Pediatrics

As we enter full-force into the holiday season, it’s a great time to focus on your diabetes self-care and also remind yourself that there are many things that you can do to prevent or delay diabetes symptoms.

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10 November

Five tips to prepare for pregnancy

Category: OB/GYN & Maternity

Thinking of getting pregnant? If so, you’re probably wondering if you can afford to have a child or if there’s enough room in your home for one. But don’t forget to consider your health, too.

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02 November

Delivering a baby over the phone during Harvey

Category: OB/GYN & Maternity

During hurricane Harvey, Dr. Vian Nguyen, director of OBGYN services at Legacy Community Health, helped deliver a baby over the phone.

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02 August

Watch “The Legacy Story”

Category: Adult Primary Care, Behavioral Health Services, Dental Care, Development, Family Medicine, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, LGBT, OB/GYN & Maternity, Pediatrics, Vision Services

Legacy has transformed from the little-clinic-that-could of the 1980s into an entire community health system, today made up of 29 locations, across Southeast Texas. While growth is good, we are just trying to keep up with the unfortunate – and growing – demand for high-quality, affordable health care. Watch the new video.

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Legislative Update Texas Health Care Bill Maternal Mortality Bathrooms
17 July

Legislative Update: Health care bill, maternal mortality, bathrooms

Category: Gender Health, LGBT, OB/GYN & Maternity, Public Affairs

Legacy’s mission is providing healthy change in diverse communities across Southeast Texas – both inside and outside the exam room. As part of that outside strategy, we care about legislative issues that impact the patients and broader communities we serve. Here are three policy areas we’ll be monitoring and engaging in over the coming weeks.

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Zika Pregnant Mom Mosquito Pregnancy Prevention Symptoms
10 May

Zika Virus and Pregnancy

Category: Adult Primary Care, Family Medicine, OB/GYN & Maternity, Pediatrics, Public Health

Zika – How it spreads, what are the symptoms and what you can do to prevent being infected while pregnant.

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