1/5 of all African American men will get prostate cancer 1/3 of Men will get prostate cancer if they have a family member with prostate cancer 1/7 of men with no family history will get prostate cancer PLEASE TELL ALL THE MEN THAT YOU LOVE TO HAVE A PROSTATE EXAM AND A BLOOD TEST FOR PSA IF THEY ARE AT RISK!
Coffee substitutes to consider : Pero Postum Cafix
New study shows lower doses of Botox is very effective in Over Active Bladder (OAB) that has failed other drugs! Also at the lower dose, 96% of patients do not experience retention of urine!
Atlanta Magazine Top Doc Award! We are extremely excited to announce that Dr.Boone was AGAIN chosen by other doctors as a Top Doc for the state of Georgia! Look for her in Atlanta magazine this summer!
A recent study in the journal of Cancer Epidemiology showed that elevated blood triglyceride levels predicted a 35% increased risk of prostate cancer and for reoccurrence of prostate cancer after treatment. So the use of statins, exercise and dietary discretion proves scientifically helpful for men with concerns regarding prostate cancer. If you are unable to control your blood triglyceride levels with diet and exercise, please see your internist to consider other treatments. This is Dr. Boone’s summary of an article written by Michael Ferguson of MD News.
Some older women have bacteria in their bladders that do not need to be treated. If you have no pain, no fever, no burning with urination, no frequency and no urgency; You may be one of the older women who do not need antibiotic treatment. if your primary care doctor has suggested antibiotics and you have no symptoms, you may consider seeing a urologist. If you are over 60 and have symptoms of a urinary infection, please do not delay being seen by your doctor. UTI can be life threatening in the older population, Our goal in treating UTI is to get the antibiotics to the women who need them and to avoid unnecessary antibiotics in the women who do not need them.
Our patient, Ms. Lee Small lost 132 pounds on her by changing her mind!! Learn the details of her success by reading her book The Trio Plan-LS!! She went from a size 28 to a size 8. Now that is success!! www.weightcoachls.com
Happy New Year !! As 2014 draws to a close, I realize how grateful I am to be a doctor and to have so many wonderful patients and colleagues. I am always very grateful for my family and friends. But, this year I am especially grateful for my wonderful patients and my staff. I have been blessed this year to see some wonderful people as patients and to have the most wonderful helpers along the way. I have been honored to assist some brave people with their fight against cancer. I have performed emergency surgery for many kidney stones this year. I have helped many women with infections and incontinence. It is a great gift to be able to help so many people with their most intimate problems and ease the fears of my patients and their family members. I can think of no work as rewarding as mine! I […]
A VERY grumpy elf sent letters to some of Dr. Boone’s patient and some of her referral doctors indicating that Dr. Boone was retiring. That is absolutely not true. Dr. Boone plans to work as a urologist for many more years. If you receive a letter from this mischievous elf, please disregard it. Happy Holidays!