Author:

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.

Posts from Diana Bitner, MD

Kick dreaded belly fat to the curb

Avoid—or handle—this common midlife health issue once and for all.

The benefits of being physically fit

One woman figures out how to look 'hot' at any age. You can, too.

Stay healthy the natural way

Local farmer's markets have plenty to offer.

Make your health a priority at any age

It’s never too early to take stock of your health.

Where did my sex drive go?

It's easier to find than you might think. A conversation with your doctor will get you headed in the right direction.

Is an IUD the right choice for you?

Ladies, know the facts to help you decide.

Ladies, get the skinny on female Viagra

It could be for you. Or not. This doc tells you what you need to know.

Relief for urinary incontinence

Never ignore the symptoms of incontinence—early treatment will lead to better results.

Life after breast cancer treatment

By setting goals and developing a well-informed plan, you can find a new normal that works for you.

Having trouble sleeping?

If your restless nights are leading to long and dreary days, it's long past time to change your routine.

The key to avoiding diabetes

A healthy diet and exercise can help.

Let’s talk about the guys

Changes in diet and fitness can help the men in our lives avoid heart attack, stroke, cancer and erectile dysfunction.