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2023 CareBlog Posts

Fried Gnocchi with Broccoli and Peas Recipe

By: | Posted on: 17 Nov 2023

The only thing better than dumplings are fried dumplings! Add onions, garlic, broccoli and peas to gnocchi and you’ve got a filling and fun dish. Gnocchi are Italian dumplings made of potatoes or flour (or both) and eggs. Some packaged gnocchi have a high salt content, so pick a lower-sodium variety.…more

Urologists Share Their Passion for Changing Lives Around the World

By: | Posted on: 10 Nov 2023

We recently sat down with two of the 2023 Humanitarian Grant Program recipients, Dr. Rajiv K. Singal and Dr. Dana Weiss, to talk about their passion for helping bring care to others.…more

Urine Charge! Keep Your Bladder Healthy for Bladder Health Month

By: | Posted on: 03 Nov 2023

November is Bladder Health Month and ‘urine’ control of keeping your bladder happy and healthy. Bladder issues are often not talked about because some might feel shy or do not know that it could be a health issue. Now is the time to take control of your bladder and learn when to reach out for help.…more

Cocoa Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe

By: | Posted on: 27 Oct 2023

This Cocoa Peanut Butter Smoothie is a great way to add a healthy delicious treat to your weekend as you prepare for the sugar rush!…more

Family History and Cancer Link

By: | Posted on: 20 Oct 2023

October is both Family History Month and Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Something many people may not know is that if you are diagnosed with prostate cancer, your doctor may ask about your family history of breast or ovarian cancer. …more

War, Urology and Fertility

By: | Posted on: 13 Oct 2023

What does war, urology and fertility have in common?? We sat down with the manager of Museum and Archives for the William P. Didusch Center for Urologic History, Tupper Stevens, who talks about genitourinary trauma and the effect of war on urology and fertility. …more

UrologyHealth extra® Fall Issue 2023 – Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

By: | Posted on: 06 Oct 2023

This fall issue covers topics around BPH. The focus of our feature article with Dr. Amy Krambeck is to provide an overview of BPH and some treatment options to think about. Some of the other topics we explore are foods and drinks for prostate health, prostate health supplements and how common this condition is as people with prostates age.…more

Prostate Cancer Survivor Knows the Value of Knowing Your PSA Level

By: | Posted on: 29 Sep 2023

Moe’s journey began in 2012 when his doctor raised concerns about his Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) levels. He saw a local urologist who ordered a biopsy. Moe and his wife met with a urologist to review the results, which confirmed he had prostate cancer. …more

Pregame Preparation: What You Should Know About Your Prostate

By: | Posted on: 22 Sep 2023

Any football fan or player knows the best offense is a good defense. Learning about your risk for prostate cancer is like learning about your opponent. The more you know, the better you can pick the best plays to stay in the game – for life.…more

Prostate Cancer Mythbusters

By: | Posted on: 15 Sep 2023

Learn about clinical trials, appropriate exercise and managing prostate cancer with your healthcare team.…more

Learn about Metastatic Prostate Cancer

By: | Posted on: 08 Sep 2023

If prostate cancer spreads beyond the prostate, it is called “metastatic.” This means it is found growing in nearby organs or tissues. It can be hard to treat. Advanced prostate cancer like this can be life threatening if it spreads to other parts of the body. …more

Let’s Talk Prostate Cancer!

By: | Posted on: 01 Sep 2023

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, a time to help people learn about prostate cancer and give support to those in need. Our Prostate Cancer Info Center is a great place to learn more. You can download free fact sheets and patient guides, read care blogs and listen to podcasts. …more

Should You Worry about Your Child’s Penis Size?

By: | Posted on: 25 Aug 2023

Worried about your child’s penis size? We sat down with pediatric urologist, Dr. Courtney Rowe, who talks about why parents may worry about their child’s penis size, what to know about a healthy penis and advice for parents.…more

Learn about Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma (UTUC)

By: | Posted on: 18 Aug 2023

Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinoma (UTUC) is a cancer that affects the inside lining (urothelium) of the kidney (the “collecting system” – where urine starts to drain after it is made by the kidney) and the ureter (the tube that carries urine from the kidney to the bladder). …more

Who is the Urology Care Foundation?

By: | Posted on: 11 Aug 2023

The Urology Care Foundation, powered by trusted experts of the American Urological Association, has many types of resources for urologic patient education. Our materials are approved by board-certified doctors and include web articles, downloads, care blogs, survivor stories, podcasts, videos and even an online magazine. Keep reading for a breakdown of what we have to offer!…more

2023 Urology Care Foundation Humanitarian Recognition Award Winner

By: | Posted on: 04 Aug 2023

The Urology Care Foundation Humanitarian Recognition Award gives special thanks to someone who shows how they commit to helping improve access to quality urologic health care in underserved areas. The awardee is someone who shows the spirit of philanthropy as proven by prior humanitarian work.…more

Learn about Hormone Sensitive Prostate Cancer (HSPC)

By: | Posted on: 14 Jul 2023

Hormone Sensitive Prostate Cancer (HSPC) is a type of prostate cancer that is sensitive to hormone therapy. Hormone therapy works by blocking the production of the androgen hormones. …more

UrologyHealth extra® Summer Issue 2023 – Let’s Talk Pediatric Urology!

By: | Posted on: 07 Jul 2023

This summer issue covers topics around pediatric urology. The focus of our feature article with Dr. Carmen Tong is to talk about undescended testicles and how it can impact adults. Some of the other topics we explore are why pooping matters, kidney stones and kids, testicular torsion, prenatal hydronephrosis, and urologic cancer in kids.…more

Pack Your Picnic Basket with Us!

By: | Posted on: 30 Jun 2023

Summer is a great time to get outside, spend time with family and friends, enjoy the sunshine and enjoy some good food and drinks! Let us help you pack your picnic basket for your next summer getaway trip!…more

Travel Tips for a Healthy Summer

By: | Posted on: 23 Jun 2023

When you travel, it’s best to be prepared – even when it comes to eating. Here are some food tips for when you are on the road. …more

Let's Talk Men's Sexual Health

By: | Posted on: 16 Jun 2023

We recently sat down with two urologists who specialize in men’s sexual health, Dr. Denise Asafu-Adjei and Dr. Amarnath Rambhatla. They discuss the value of talking about men’s sexual health, common urologic conditions around sexual health for men, testosterone, infertility and how to support your partner in their sexual health.…more

Tropical Smoothie Recipe

By: | Posted on: 09 Jun 2023

This cool drink offers a fresh taste from mango, pineapple and banana. Plus, a vegetable can be added into the day through the carrots! It may be a choice if you are not feeling hungry, but need calories. …more

NEW Bladder Cancer Video

By: | Posted on: 02 Jun 2023

What is bladder cancer, what are the symptoms and what treatments are there? This new video about bladder cancer goes over the basics.…more

Fresh Blueberry Lemon Smoothie Recipe

By: | Posted on: 26 May 2023

This high-nutrient, refreshing smoothie is an easy go-to option to fill you up as you start your day. The trick is to keep frozen fresh fruits on hand. You can slice and freeze bananas as they get soft, or any fruit that gets too ripe. (Remove the peels before freezing.) You can also buy frozen fruit.…more

Painted Salad with Walnuts Recipe

By: | Posted on: 19 May 2023

Paint your plate with this colorful salad, which is fresh, light and filled with fruits and vegetables. It is even tasty without dressing!…more

UrologyHealth extra® Special Issue 2023 – Navigating Prostate Cancer

By: | Posted on: 12 May 2023

The Urology Care Foundation is pleased to present a special issue of UrologyHealth extra®. The focus is helping patients, caregivers and others learn more about taking an active role in their prostate cancer journeys.…more

Let's Talk Female Sexual Dysfunction

By: | Posted on: 05 May 2023

We recently sat down with two urologists who specialize in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, Dr. Maria Uloko and Dr. Suzette Sutherland. They break down each part of female sexual dysfunction and how it can be of great value for women to seek help if they are having any issues.…more

Bladder Cancer Caregiver Podcast Series

By: | Posted on: 28 Apr 2023

We are proud to announce a new podcast series for bladder cancer caregivers. The goal of this “Bladder Cancer Caregiver Podcast Series” is to help provide more understanding, support, hope and guidance for people impacted by bladder cancer, to include friends, family and caregivers.…more

Chilled Minty Green Tea Recipe

By: | Posted on: 21 Apr 2023

It's National Tea Day! Chilled decaffeinated green tea is a drink you can make at home to help you stay hydrated. The mint serves as a soothing herb.…more

Testicular Cancer Awareness

By: | Posted on: 14 Apr 2023

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness month. Like any cancer, it is of great value to spread awareness so others can learn more and get diagnosed and treated sooner.…more

Creating an Owner’s Manual for Your Urologic Health

By: | Posted on: 07 Apr 2023

Most men know the basics of auto care, yet many men are not sure about their urologic care. With a car, keeping the gas tank full and air in the tires is a must, along with scheduled oil changes. Did you know that certain healthy living tips could make an impact on male urologic health?…more

Roasted Spring Vegetables Recipe

By: | Posted on: 31 Mar 2023

Spring is here! You can add fresh, colorful and richly flavored vegetables to any meal with this super easy recipe. It is full of nutrients, low in sodium and oxalates and has no added sugar or no uric acid. Roasting vegetables “wakes-up” their flavors. Add these roasted vegetables to a bed of lettuce and you can enjoy a light, but filling lunch.…more

Let’s Hear it For Our Doctors!

By: | Posted on: 24 Mar 2023

You may have heard the phrase “Not all heroes wear capes” and that is true of the work doctors and their teams do daily. Whether you go to the doctor a few times a year for routine checkups, or you are going for a condition or disease, doctors are there to help you learn about your health, answer your questions and help provide options for care as needed.…more

Can Food and Drinks Really Change the Color of Urine?

By: | Posted on: 17 Mar 2023

In the United States, St. Patrick’s Day is a time for people to come together for good food and good drinks, some of which follow a green theme. But how do those green food and drinks affect our bodies? Have you ever wondered if colored food and drinks could make your urine turn green too? Don’t worry – you’re not the only one who has thought that before!…more

How Does Calcium Help with Kidney Stones?

By: | Posted on: 10 Mar 2023

You may have heard growing up that milk helps build strong bones and keeps you healthy. But have you heard that milk, and other calcium-rich foods and drinks, can help lower your risk of kidney stones too? It’s true! There are many different types of kidney stones, with 80% being calcium stones.…more

So, You Want to Talk Kidney Health?

By: | Posted on: 03 Mar 2023

Caring about your health means making positive changes in your daily routine. Our kidneys do a lot for our bodies, so let’s learn some of the basics together.…more

Healthy Habits For Your Winter Wellness

By: | Posted on: 24 Feb 2023

Finding healthy habits that you can stick with year-round is a great way to manage your overall health and wellness. When the weather gets cold and winter comes around, it may be harder to keep up those healthy habits. Here are a few tips that may help get you out of that winter slump and stick with a healthy lifestyle.…more

Urology Mythbusters: Truth, Myth or Both?

By: | Posted on: 17 Feb 2023

Ever hear the phrase, “If it’s on the internet, it must be true”? Well, while the internet is a great place to find information, you have to be careful about where that information comes from.…more

Sexual Health Matters: Keeping Intimacy Alive with a Urologic Condition

By: | Posted on: 10 Feb 2023

Your sexual health is a key part of your overall health. But, people often keep this part of our lives quiet. Being more open to talking about your sexual health with your partner and doctors may help you feel better in your relationships and boost your self-esteem.…more

Black History Month: Showing Up For You and Your Health

By: | Posted on: 03 Feb 2023

Did you know Black men and women are at higher risk for many urologic health issues? Let’s change some of the statistics by striving to live healthy. The Urology Care Foundation has recently developed several resources in support of Black men and women’s health that we’d like to share with you in honor of Black History Month.…more

Warm Quinoa & Berry Breakfast Bowl Recipe

By: | Posted on: 27 Jan 2023

These whole-grain breakfast bowls can help fill you up and are super quick to make. Quinoa can also serve as a gluten-free alternative to oatmeal or cereal.…more

The Secret is Out…. We All Poop! Learn the Basics About Constipation and Urine Control

By: | Posted on: 20 Jan 2023

Constipation happens when you go too long without having a bowel movement. There are many causes of constipation. Knowing the cause of your constipation can help find ways to prevent it. and many things that can help maintain healthy bowel habits to prevent constipation.…more

Learn about Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) for Prostate Cancer

By: | Posted on: 13 Jan 2023

Hormonal Therapy or Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) is a treatment option usually given together with another therapy for men who choose radiation or men with advanced disease. ADT works by starving prostate cancer cells of testosterone to slow cancer growth. By learning more about ADT for prostate cancer, you may feel more ready to talk with your doctor.…more

The Question “How are you?” – Mental Health and Urology

By: | Posted on: 06 Jan 2023

Anxiety and depression with a urologic condition or disease may be common, but know that there are ways you can find support and feel better. There is a lot involved with health issues and having a good support system is a great place to start. Talk to a friend, family member, your doctor or a trusted professional such as a mental health counselor to help you cope with these changes in life.…more

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