class="pagetitle"> Metabolic Diseases

How to Identify Individuals at Enhanced Risk for Developing Statin-Associated Type 2 Diabetes

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Presented by: Gerald Reaven, MD Professor of Medicine (Active Emeritus) September 15, 2016 More than 200 million people around the world take statin drugs to lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke. Statins interfere with the synthesis of low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the “bad” cholesterol that is a prime suspect in heart [...]

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Is a Calorie a Calorie? Processed Food, Experiment Gone Wrong

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Speakers:     Robert Lustig, MD, MSL Professor, Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco Christopher Gardner, PhD Professor (Research), Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center April 9, 2015 When TV dinners and fast food options first appeared, they were touted as a method of liberation from the kitchen. Swapping home-cooked meals for snacks, sweets, sugary drinks, and processed [...]

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Diabetes and Exercise

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Presented by: Baldeep Singh, MD Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine Kathleen Wasowski, DPT Senior Physical Therapist, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine November 13, 2014 Type 2 diabetes, once known as adult-onset or noninsulin-dependent diabetes, is a chronic condition that affects the way your body metabolizes sugar (glucose). Patients with type 2 diabetes do produce insulin—just not enough [...]

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Preventing or Delaying Type 2 Diabetes

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Presented by: Bryant Lin, MD Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine – General Medicine Disciplines Stanford University Medical Center October 2, 2014 Watch the video One in four U.S. people is prediabetic. That means they have a tripled risk of developing diabetes. There are ways to stop that from happening, and Bryant Lin, MD, is spreading the [...]

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Obesity: Consequences and Solutions

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Presented by: John Morton, MD, MPH, FACS Director, Stanford Bariatric Surgery Thursday, November 11, 2010 Lecture Overview: Obesity has many serious long-term health consequences and is the second leading cause of preventable deaths in the country. Weight-loss surgery changes your digestive system and requires long-term commitment to dietary and lifestyle changes. Gastric bypass is the [...]

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