Articles By: Sateria

Waking Up to the Global Need for Sanitary Products

Waking Up to the Global Need for Sanitary Products

1 February 4, 2015 3:00 AM

  Are sanitary products becoming the next focal point of social entrepreneurship?  Perhaps. In some countries, it is relatively easy to find and purchase sanitary products.  My friends and I would often joke about the monthly expense, and how it […]

PCORI Fibroid Research Grant!

PCORI Fibroid Research Grant!

2 September 30, 2014 5:00 PM

  The Fibroid Foundation is part of a groundbreaking $20 million, 5-year research effort funded by the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).  Patients are the focus! Dr. Evan Myers of Duke University will lead this effort.  Research centers at […]

Fibroids and Menopause

Fibroids and Menopause

0 July 15, 2014 3:00 AM

  Will my fibroids shrink as I near menopause? This is a question frequently asked by women.  The correct answer is, maybe. The actual statistics are that 40-50% of women experience significant shrinkage of fibroids as a result of reduced […]

Morcellation

Morcellation

14 May 14, 2014 4:00 AM

  Laparoscopic power morcellators can be used by surgeons to divide or shred tissue when performing laparascopic procedures such as hysterectomies.  In 2013 two law suits raised questions on the use of morcellators when patients who had received the procedure […]

Huffington Post Healthy Living.

Huffington Post Healthy Living.

12 March 28, 2014 1:14 PM

We recently received a mention in the Huffington Post Healty Living article, FIBROIDS: TIME TO END THE STIGMA, by Dr. Erin Marcus. The press this week is encouraging beyond measure.  We will continue to bring attention to this global health crisis. […]

The Fibroid Foundation in the Washington Post.

The Fibroid Foundation in the Washington Post.

3 March 25, 2014 12:10 AM

As we strive to find a cure for fibroids, awareness is key. Sateria Venable of The Fibroid Foundation was interviewed for an article in the Washington Post – “A Common Problem Few Women Want to Talk About: Fibroids Cause More […]

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

1 March 8, 2014 12:33 PM

  It’s International Women’s Day –  A global celebration of women. We’ve made significant strides.  The Fibroid Foundation would love to know what events you will participate in to honor this day.  Please visit the International Women’s Day website to […]

Juice Juice Juice

Juice Juice Juice

1 January 28, 2014 10:07 PM

  Juicing is sooooo important.  Juicing provides you with the maximum nutrients provided by vegetables.  I can’t think of anything else that boosts your energy level faster than fresh vegetable juice.  What are some of your favorite recipes?  Post your […]

A Good Year!

A Good Year!

0 December 24, 2013 9:48 AM

  I’ve been very cognizant lately that when you’re working daily toward a goal, you fail to acknowledge the accomplishments along the way.  When I look back on this year, I can smile.  It has been a very good year […]

Tell Us What You Think!

Tell Us What You Think!

2 November 19, 2013 6:05 AM

YOUR OPINION MATTERS! We are evaluating names for an upcoming fibroid research effort. We would love to have your feedback on the following names: 1. Comparing Options for Management: PAtient-centered REsults in Uterine Fibroids COMPARE-UF 2. Outcomes for Patients after […]