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Hypertension in the 21st Century: What We Know Now What We Need to Know

Donna Alvarado, Medical Editor

Presented by Vivek Bhalla, MD, FASN, FAHA Assistant Professor of Medicine Director, Stanford Hypertension Center June 13, 2019 High blood pressure afflicts about one-third to one-half of the U.S. population. Although it’s so common, doctors still don’t know what causes it in most cases. But they do know how to improve it. That’s important because […]

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Eating Well for Your Blood Glucose and Loving It!

Donna Alvarado, Medical Editor

Presented by Leah Groppo, MS, RD, CDE Clinical Dietitian III, Certified Diabetes Educator May 23, 2019 You may not realize it, but you’re an expert. Nobody else knows more than you do about what food you like and what you don’t. So when it comes to motivating you to eat healthy food, you know best […]

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Update on Cosmetic Dermatology

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Presented by S. Tyler Hollmig, MD Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology September 21, 2017 A man looks in the mirror and sees a network of tiny red veins has spread over his nose. A woman sees brown splotches on her cheek. Either one may notice the skin has begun to sag around their eyes and […]

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Why Weight? Advances in Obesity Treatment

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Presented by John Morton, MD, MPH, FACS, FASMBS Chief, Bariatric and Minimally Invasive Surgery April 13, 2017 An obesity crisis still grips America, leaving 1 in 3 people obese. Rates of adult obesity have doubled in the last 20 years. When doctors go looking for the cause, they see multiple villains.

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Dying to Know: What Patients and Families Want to Know about End of Life Care and Issues

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Presented by Kavitha Ramchandran, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine March 2, 2017 One of the most common questions doctors get from patients with advanced cancer or other serious illness is this: “How much time do I have, doc? Tell it to me straight,” said Kavitha Ramchandran, MD, in a lecture at the Stanford Health […]

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Aging at Home with Chronic Illness

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Presented by: Bryant Lin, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine February 9, 2017 Aging can be a challenge for anyone. Chronic disease can magnify the challenges as people pass the age of 60, 70, or 80. But with grace and grit, people can avoid some pitfalls and minimize others. Bryant Lin, MD, had a pack […]

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Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: Emerging Treatments for Hair Loss

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Presented by: Anthony Oro, MD, PhD Professor of Dermatology January 19, 2017 Think of a head of hair as a matter of seed and soil. Hair follicles are seeds, and the soil is your scalp and body. Every seed comes with a “warranty,” or lifespan. Once gone, it’s replaced by a new seed that takes […]

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