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Diana Bitner, MD

Diana Bitner, MD, NCMP, is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. 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. Dr. Bitner is a certified menopause physician through the North American Menopause Society (NAMS) and was named the 2015 menopause practitioner of the year by NAMS. She has also completed specialized training with the International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH). Her interests include women’s wellness, prevention of heart disease, menopause, perimenopause, laparoscopic and robotic pelvic surgery, and pelvic pain. She is also fluent in Portuguese.

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Posts from Diana Bitner, MD

Topsy-turvy life? Time to recalibrate

Food is one area in life where you have full control, but only if you map out a plan—and stick to it.

Fall’s here—get back on track

These 7 simple steps can help put your mind and body on the path to healthy aging.

Building a game plan

For women at midlife, commitment to a healthy lifestyle is an essential component of physical, sexual and mental well-being.

A guiding light

Midlife and menopause will conjure plenty of mood swings and emotional turmoil. Sometimes an expert therapist is your best course of action.

The power of community

Feel like you're alone and adrift amid hot flashes and menopause? Friends and family—and your health care provider—should be ports in the storm.

Escape the summer hot flash

Understand why your body is undergoing this process and you'll soon be a step closer to squelching that unwelcome heat.

Feel good in your skin

Proper sun protection and good care is your best line of defense. But if trouble arises—do you know what to look for?

Embrace the summer freshness

Nourish your body from the inside out with these tips from a doctor in the know.

Keep the spark alive

Sexual health is an important part of overall well-being. It takes time and work to keep it anything but dull—but it's worth the effort.

Kick constant stress

For a better tomorrow, choose to live healthy in mind and body.

Get the dish on aging well

The Mediterranean diet may hold the key to symptom management in midlife and beyond.

Cancer-induced menopause?

Regain control of your body with these 7 essential elements for daily success.

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