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Life After 50: Healthy Aging Choices & Consequences

From the Show: Health Radio
Summary: How much choice is involved in healthy aging?
Air Date: 1/6/16
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Diana Bitner, MD
Diana BitnerDiana Bitner, MD, is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and a certified menopause practitioner. She received her medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is a member of the Spectrum Health Medical Group.

Dr. Bitner has special interests in women's wellness and prevention of heart disease, menopause, perimenopause, laparoscopic and robotic pelvic surgery, and pelvic pain. She enjoys helping women through times of health concerns and life phase transitions with an integrated and evidence-based approach. Her professional goal is to help women be as healthy as they want to be. She is also fluent in Portuguese.

Dr. Bitner has a weekly media engagement with WXMI Fox 17 Morning Mix discussing health topics of importance to women. She regularly engages in media and online chats and authors a blog, titled Midlife & Menopause Moments, which can be found on Health Beat, Spectrum Health's e-news website.
Life After 50: Healthy Aging Choices & Consequences
Getting and staying healthy isn't easy, and as you age, the more responsibility, stress, and risks of unhealthy consequences are more likely to occur.

Getting to age 50 and still having your health is a huge milestone. It might also seem intimidating to look at your health in the years to come.

Diana Bitner, MD, discusses health challenges to expect after the age of 50, as well as some healthy aging tips to combat those changes.