5 Million Women in the U.S. Suffer from Endometriosis

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"Endometriosis: Questions to Ask Your Doctor When You Are Ready to Conceive" is the first in a series of educational videos and fact sheets funded by Attain Fertility™ and produced by The American Fertility Association

Our network of clinics treats twice as many patients than the national average for those whose primary infertility diagnosis is endometriosis.

The first in a series of educational videos and fact sheets funded by Attain Fertility™ Centers (http://www.attainfertility.com) and produced by The American Fertility Association (http://www.theafa.org) has recently been released. “Endometriosis: Questions to Ask Your Doctor When You Are Ready to Conceive” is rich with compelling and easy-to-understand information about the disease.

The 5-minute video features Dr. Drew Moffitt of Arizona Reproductive Medicine Specialists, a member of the Attain Fertility Centers network, who discusses endometriosis symptoms, causes and treatment options with the friendly tone of an intimate chat between doctor and patient.

“Endometriosis: Questions to Ask Your Doctor When You Are Ready to Conceive” is available on both organizations’ websites along with additional information on endometriosis.

“Five million women in the U.S. suffer from endometriosis, which is one of the leading causes of infertility. On average our network of clinics treats twice as many patients than the national average for those whose primary infertility diagnosis is endometriosis,” says Kim Hampton, RN, Director of Informatics at Attain Fertility Centers. “We’re proud to partner with the AFA to provide patients important information that can help them along their path to parenthood.”

The Attain Fertility-sponsored series of 20 videos and accompanying fact sheets are scheduled to be released throughout the year and will feature fertility experts from the Attain Fertility Centers who will address a variety of fertility-related topics.

About Attain Fertility
AttainFertility.com, is a comprehensive, interactive website that offers trusted fertility information from experts and includes content on everything from fertility issues and treatment options to cost and planning. The website also offers community support to help patients become parents.

About IntegraMed America, Inc.
IntegraMed America, Inc. manages highly specialized outpatient facilities in emerging, technology-based, niche medical markets and is the leading manager of fertility centers and vein clinics in the United States. IntegraMed supports its provider networks with clinical and business information systems, marketing and sales, facilities and operations management, finance and accounting, human resources, legal, risk management and quality assurance services. Attain Fertility Centers, an IntegraMed Specialty, is the nation's largest fertility network, comprised of 40 contracted centers with over 125 locations in 34 states and the District of Columbia. Nearly one of every four IVF procedures in the U.S. is performed in an IntegraMed network fertility practice. Vein Clinics of America, an IntegraMed Specialty, is the leading provider of varicose vein care services in the US, currently operating 36 centers in 13 states, principally in the Midwest and Southeast.

For more information, please visit: http://www.attainfertility.com for fertility, or http://www.veinclinics.com for vein care.

About The American Fertility Association
The American Fertility Association is committed to preventing infertility whenever possible and to helping people build families of choice, particularly when faced with infertility. AFA services and materials are provided free of charge to consumers and available to everyone without reservation. Contact The American Fertility Association at info (at) theafa (dot) org, visit http://www.theafa.org or call 888.917.3777.

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