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Lymphedema: What You Need to Know About Diagnosis, Treatment, and the Promise of Research

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Presented by Stanley Rockson, MD Professor of Lymphatic Research and Medicine May 3, 2018 Having a painfully swollen arm or leg isn’t the first thing most people worry about when they get treated for cancer. But this aftermath of treatment can be life-altering for cancer survivors. The swelling is called lymphedema. It occurs when the [...]

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Multiple Sclerosis: The State of the Art

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Presented by Lucas B. Kipp, MD, FRCPC Clinical Assistant Professor, Neurology & Neurological Science March 8, 2018 Multiple sclerosis no longer has to be an inevitable slide into a crippled state. For people getting diagnosed and treated early, newer drugs have dramatically reduced the risk of declining into disability. But challenges remain for people who [...]

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Introduction to Integrative Rheumatology

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Presented by Neha Shah, MD Clinical Instructor, Medicine­­-Immunology & Rheumatology November 9, 2017 Integrative rheumatology is a field that brings together the principles of integrative medicine with rheumatology to help people with arthritis and other rheumatic and autoimmune illness. Integrative medicine looks at the “whole” patient—body, mind, and spirit—to use therapies appropriate to each individual [...]

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Peripheral Arterial Disease: Is There a Holistic Approach to Treatment?

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Presented by Matthew Mell, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery Medical Director, Vascular Clinic and Lab Division of Vascular Surgery October 26, 2017 The first tip-off that something is wrong comes after walking 2 or 3 blocks. Cramps hit your lower legs. Once you stop walking, in a few minutes the cramps fade, then stop.

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