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Dear Sister, I created this site for you.

I want to keep you alive and healthy so you can…

  • Love your family and witness all of their life’s milestones
  • Laugh with friends and cherish those moments of true happiness
  • Live out your life’s purpose like only you can

My sister, this world needs you.

Do you know how important you are? I do.

Join me and make a commitment today for a healthier lifestyle:

mind, body and soul. I am here to help and it starts right now:

  • Stay Healthy – will provide you with practical tips for living and staying healthy
  • Stay Connected – will allow you to stay connected to trends for healthier living via my blog
  • Stay Inspired – will give you an opportunity to help me share my inspiring message to my sisters around the nation on  living a healthy and happy life

Your sister in life, health and happiness

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Did you know?

Diabetes is
2 – 4 times higher

among African-American,
Hispanic/Latino,
American Indian and Asian/Pacific
Islander women than

among white women.

1 in 4 Black women over the age of 55 years of age has diabetes.

We are
more likely to

suffer from complications of diabetes such as renal failure
and lower extremity amputation. Diabetes is the leading cause of
preventable blindness.

1 in 32 black women will be diagnosed with HIV in their lifetime.

1 in 6
people who are infected with HIV

do not know they have the virus.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in women.

Black women are 30%
more likely

to die of heart disease than white women.

Obesity and overweight are the second leading cause of preventable death.

80% of all black women

are overweight or obese.

Black babies in the
United States are

four times
more likely

to die before his or
her first birthday.

Black women who give birth in the

United States are four times more likely

to die than white women.

Black women are

more likely

to die of cancer than any other racial or ethnic group.

Black women are

70 % more likely

to die of a stroke than white women.

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Dr. Ngozi Osuagwu is a passionate advocate for eliminating health disparities among women from diverse minority populations. As a champion of women’s health initiatives, an award-winning author and an inspiring keynote speaker, she uses any means necessary to promote preventive health care and share practical tips with women of all ages about sustaining a healthy lifestyle. This is truly evident in her book, Letters to My Sisters: Plain Truths and Straightforward Advice from a Gynecologist (Published 2006 by Ben Bosah Books).
Dr. Osuagwu is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Integrative and Holistic Medicine, as well as a NAMS-Certified Menopause Practitioner. She currently serves as the Clinical Director of the Women’s Health Center at Doctors Hospital and a Clinical Professor at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Secure Your Copy of Letters to My Sisters by Dr. Ngozi Osuagwu.
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The book discusses common gynecological and women’s health issues in a series of witty and entertaining letters. These letters, all educational, offer suggestions on what approaches to take in tackling the medical problems that typically bring women to an ob/gynecologist. The letters are spiced with art, a poem and quotes. Although its emphasis is on gynecology and women’s health, it touches on some other medical issues that make women visit their doctors.

The second half of the book briefly discusses the most common gynecological conditions and also provides an overview of sexually transmitted infections. A list of annotated websites dealing with the different topics in the book is provided for the reader who wants to pursue each subject in depth.




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