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Virtual Visit Success | Providing Comfort in Stressful Times

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 6/24/20 12:17 PM

Almost everyone has been affected by COVID-19 in one way or another. This time of crisis has caused feelings of stress and anxiety for much of the population. For Sara Whatley–Dustin, DO, a Family Medicine physician with Dignity Health Medical Group — Ventura Region, virtual visits are a way to provide mental health resources to patients during this stressful time.

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Cold Relief While Pregnant

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 4/20/20 12:39 PM

Being sick is never fun, but being sick while pregnant can leave a mom-to-be downright miserable – and worried.

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The Best (and Worst) Foods to Eat for Diabetes

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 7/2/19 9:58 AM


Sarah Abraham is a Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner with Dignity Health Medical Group – Ventura Region, and an expert on preventive health care. 

If you've recently been diagnosed as diabetic or pre-diabetic, you may be wondering what sort of diet is best for you. First, it’s important to realize the differences between type 1 and 2 diabetes. In type 1 diabetes, the pancreas (an organ in the abdomen) stops making insulin. This condition is usually diagnosed in childhood or adolescence. Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes that we see in adults, this is when the body stops responding to normal or even high levels of insulin, and over time, the pancreas does not make enough insulin.

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Dignity Health Medical Group Expands Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Services in Ventura with New Location

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 3/25/19 9:14 AM

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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Celebrating National Women Physicians Day

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 1/31/19 2:21 PM

National Women Physicians Day on February 3rd commemorates the birthday of Elizabeth Blackwell, MD, the first woman in the United States to become a doctor. As we reflect on and celebrate the achievements of women in medicine, we asked our providers to share what inspired them to choose a career in healing and humankindness. Here is what they said.

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