Are You Managing Menopause or is Menopause Managing You?

Aging, Health|

Blog by Jennifer Klos, DO Confused about the best way to treat menopause or post-menopause symptoms? You’re not alone! Many women are open to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to treat their menopause symptoms. Yet, many also reject HRT because of the risks and instead seek relief from alternative sources. With so much information available and [...]

Can you Prevent Gynecologic Cancers?

Aging, Care Giving, Health, Health Care|

Blog by Kandace Tolic, NP As a nurse practitioner in Gynecolgy Oncology (GynOnc), I work with patients who are referred with a gynecologic cancer which means a cancer in the reproductive organs. Gynecologic cancers include cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal and vulvar cancers. When women learn that I work in this area, I often get asked, [...]

Taking Away Cancer’s Power: From Toxic to Tattooed, One Woman’s Story Of Breast Cancer

Aging, Breasts, Dangerous, Health, Inspiration|

Taking Away Cancer’s Power: From Toxic to Tattooed, One Woman’s Story Of Breast Cancer By Gail Gates “Rex and I buy each other tattoos for Christmas,” said Dee Kotaska. She briefly met my eyes and then continued to study the café menu.  It was a second later that I realized the inappropriately loud burst of [...]

Inflammatory Breast Cancer – What to Know – a special interest of Co-Founder Jean Ketcham

Aging, Breasts, Dangerous, Health, Health Care|

Kelly Furda, MD (Dr. Furda is a radiologist at the Park Nicollet Jane Brattain Breast Center) With 1 in 8 women developing breast cancer in their lifetime, you likely know someone who’s had breast cancer or maybe experienced it yourself. In the United States, breast cancer is the 2nd most common cancer in women after [...]

Sexual Medicine Defined!! For both Women and Men

Aging, Health, Sex|

Dr. Kristin Christian is a sexual medicine physician at the Park Nicollet Creekside Clinic. What exactly is sexual medicine? Most people are surprised to learn there is a medical specialty that specifically focuses on sexual health – diagnosing, assessing and treating concerns that relate to sexuality. Sexual medicine promotes the health of adult women and [...]

Incontinence – Common, Embarrassing AND Treatable

Aging, Fitness, Health|

  Suffice it to say, people do not generally want to talk about incontinence. Women may joke a bit with each other but for most, incontinence is no laughing matter. As a matter of fact “laughing” can even be a trigger for leaking. While not often a topic of conversation we know incontinence is a [...]

Welcome to our newest partner – Adamia!

Aging, Health, Health Care, Looks|

As you know, ABD is very selective with its partners.  Jean was introduced to Adamia this last winter and has been very impressed.  We think you will be too! Check out their latest commercial - Click Here

I am developing my strategies early…..

Aging, Environment, Fitness, Health|

Our good friends at Mayo Clinic have some great tips for prevention - Click Here  

Incontinence – Common, Embarrassing AND Treatable – Answers for Aging But DANGEROUS Women

Aging, Fitness, Health, Inspiration|

Suffice it to say, people do not generally want to talk about incontinence. Women may joke a bit with each other but for most, incontinence is no laughing matter. As a matter of fact “laughing” can even be a trigger for leaking. While not often a topic of conversation we know incontinence is a common [...]

This happens to me all the time….what about you?

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Here is what some of the experts have to say - Click Here

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