class="pagetitle"> Women’s Health

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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Pelvic Health Following Delivery

Donna Alvarado, Medical Editor

Presented by Lisa Rogo-Gupta, MD Clinical Assistant Professor of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery January 17, 2019 Giving birth can be a wondrous accomplishment for many women. It’s also one of the riskiest. The hard work of labor and delivery can leave a new mother with pelvic injuries that go unrecognized and – all […]

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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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Chest Pain: The Many Causes of Women’s Heartaches

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Presented by: Abha Khandelwal, MD, MS; Eryn Bryant, MSN, NP-C; Valerie Hoover, PhD May 4, 2017 Chest pain can be a mystery. Sometimes it’s the tipoff to a heart attack. Other times it’s a clue that heart disease is slowly, gradually, choking the major arteries that deliver blood to the heart.

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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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