Spirit of Women Newsletter April 2014

Upcoming Events IconDinner with a Doc - It's a Stall World

Overactive bladder and voiding disorders can affect your overall quality of life and force you to live in a “stall world.” Join us on April 29th at the Waterfront Hy-Vee to learn about the symptoms and treatments for voiding disorders from a UI Women’s Health urogynecologist. Classes fill up fast, so register today!

Rene Genadry, MDMeet Rene Genadry, MD

"Pelvic floor problems due to childbirth or aging require open communication, understanding, and knowing the patient very well. Every patient that I see leaves her mark. A good day is a day when a patients says, 'thank you, you have given me my life back." Learn more about Dr. Rene Genadry.

Catherine Bradley, MDMeet Catherine Bradley, MD

"Women in their 60s are not 'old' anymore. They are in the prime of their life and having the pelvic floor problems can really hold them back. I really enjoy being able to meet somebody, find out what's going on, identify the perfect treatment for them, and ultimately improve their life." Learn more about Dr. Cate Bradley.

Stall World IconIt's a Stall World Fact Sheet

Voiding disorders affect urine storage and release because both are controlled by the same muscle mechanisms. Voiding disorders can keep you from doing the things you love because you constantly live in fear of being too far away from a restroom. This fact sheet provides information that can help you handle your OAB symptoms. View and download this fact sheet.

elderly womanUrogynecology Clinic

The pelvic floor can be damaged by childbirth, repeated heavy lifting, chronic disease, or surgery. Women with pelvic floor dysfunction can find help at the UI Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery Clinic. Learn more about the services we offer, and how you can schedule your appointment today.

Women Have Spirit IconLearn More About Spirit

Spirit of Woman at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is how we empower you to take a more active role in your health. It's education, prevention, screenings, and early intervention. Learn more about our Spirit of Women program and encourage the women you love to become a Spirit of Women member by registering for e-newsletters and event updates.