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2018 Archive

Diabetic Eye Disease

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Diabetic eye disease is a group of eye conditions that can affect people with diabetes. Early detection, timely treatment, and appropriate follow-up care of diabetic eye disease can protect against vision loss. This lecture included discussion about the risks of these conditions, prevention and treatment.

Speaker: Diana Do, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology at the Byers Eye Institute, Stanford University School of Medicine

April 10, 2018
Stanford Health Library | Hoover Pavilion
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto


Multiple Sclerosis - The State of the Art

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable and often disabling disease of the central nervous system. This talk focused on the current and emerging diagnostic and treatment protocols for Multiple Sclerosis.

Speaker: Lucas B. Kipp, MD, FRCPC

March 8, 2018
Stanford Health Library | Hoover Pavilion
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto


Understanding Bone Marrow Transplantation - from the Clinical and Personal Perspectives

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A bone marrow transplant is a multi-step procedure to replace damaged or destroyed bone marrow with healthy bone marrow stem cells, and it is used to treat certain blood cancers like lymphoma and leukemia, as well as aplastic anemia and other immune and genetic diseases.

This talk discussed current treatment regimens. It also addressed the complexities that can be overwhelming for the family, as well as the patient, of going through bone marrow transplantation.

Speakers: David Miklos, MD
Bonnie Willdorf,
author of Dancing with Cancer Maladies and Miracles in Stem Cell Transplantation

February 7, 2018
Stanford Health Library | Hoover Pavilion
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto


Navigating the Narrows of Financial Responsibilities and Resources for Chronic Illness

Presented by Stanford Supportive Care Program

This lecture explored information regarding insurance policies, disability, credit issues, financial planning, and community resources to optimize the countless choices patients must make during their critical illness.

Speakers: Libby Boatwright, MDiv, DMin, BCC, CFP; Gary Bertuccelli, LCSW, ACHP SW; Kelly Bugos, RN, MSN, NP; Connie Holt, Independent Insurance Broker; Phyllis Garza and Anna Quintana, Financial Counselors

January 24, 2018
Stanford Health Library | Hoover Pavilion
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto


Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: An Unfolding Story of Scientific Discoveries and Future Targeted Treatments

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a complex, multifaceted disorder characterized by extreme fatigue and a host of other symptoms that can worsen after physical or mental activity, but do not improve with rest. Dr. Montoya discussed clinical implications of recent scientific reports that are pinning down the development of this disease. Treatment implications and future avenues for research were also discussed.

Speaker: Jose Montoya, MD

January 18, 2018
Stanford Health Library | Hoover Pavilion
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto


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

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Lymphedema is a chronic condition that causes unsightly swelling in the limbs due to blockage in the circulatory systems. Lymphedema is most commonly caused by lymph node removal or damage due to cancer treatment. This talk addressed the condition, current research and emerging treatments for it.

Speaker: Stanley Rockson, MD
Allan and Tina Neill Professor of Lymphatic Research and Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine

May 3, 2018
Stanford Health Library | Hoover Pavilion
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto


Bright Spots & Landmines: The Diabetes Guide I Wish Someone Had Handed Me Author Event

Sponsored by the Stanford Diabetes Care Program

Author Adam Brown discussed some of the subjects he covers in his diabetes handbook. Bright Spots & Landmines focuses on food, mindset, exercise, and sleep strategies. It includes: what to eat to minimize blood sugar swings; helpful strategies to feel less stressed, guilty, and not burned out; and simple ways to improve exercise and well-being.

Speaker: Adam Brown
Author

May 24, 2018
Stanford Health Library | Hoover Pavilion
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto


Beyond Stress and Anxiety: How Stress Affects the Body and What You Can Do to Manage It

Presented by Stanford Cancer Supportive Care

Stress is common. Learn how the body responds to stress and causes physical symptoms such as: fatigue, headache, stomach pain, sleep, and mood disturbances. Tools for stress management like exercise and mindfulness were discussed.

Speaker: Maria Juarez-Reyes MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health
Stanford Medicine

August 27, 2018
Redwood City Downtown Library | 1044 Middlefield Road, Community Room
Redwood City, CA


Celebrity Chef Cooking Demonstration

Presented by the Diabetes Care Program at Stanford

This cooking demonstration by celebrity chef Curtis Aikens focused on healthy recipes for those who are managing diabetes but unwilling to sacrifice flavor!

September 13, 2018
Stanford Health Library | Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304


Facial Paralysis and Restoring Movement

Presented by Stanford Health Library

This talk discussed the impact of facial paralysis on patients and reviewed current treatments.

Speaker: Jon-Paul Pepper, MD
Facial plastic surgeon; Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology (Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) at Stanford University Medical Center

October 4, 2018
Stanford Health Library | Hoover Pavilion
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto


Sleep and Cognition: Bedmates in Cancer

Presented by Stanford Cancer Supportive Care

Many cancer patients have sleep problems. Sleep is needed for good health. Dr. Lahijani will speak about the sleep disorders that cancer patients may have and how they affect cognition

Speaker: Sheila Lahijani, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford Medical Center

October 17, 2018
Stanford Health Library | Hoover Pavilion
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304


Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Community Day

An informative day with Stanford Medicine doctors to learn the latest updates on Multiple Sclerosis. For both patients and caregivers.

Topics included::

October 20, 2018
Wyndham Garden | San Jose Airport | 1355 N 4th St • San Jose, CA 95112


Medicare Information Session for General Enrollment

For 2019 coverage, open enrollment will run from October 15, 2018, to December 7, 2018. During the annual enrollment period (AEP) you can make changes to various aspects of your coverage. A state-registered counselor and community educator from HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program), Marla Seidman, explained the importance of the period and how HICAP can help beneficiaries save.

October 25, 2018
Stanford Health Library | Hoover Pavilion
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304


Virtual Reality Technology Treatment for Mental Illness

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Virtual Reality (VR) has been used for two decades to treat a variety of mental illnesses effectively. Recent technological developments in VR are offering even more potential. Embodied and immersive VR is being explored to treat body image disorders and psychosomatic illnesses. It also has potential to rewire implicit and unconscious beliefs and cognition that are especially important in mood and psychotic disorders. We reviewed the theory, evidence, application, and potential for psychiatry.

Speaker: Kim Bullock, MD
Clinical Associate Professor; Diplomate, Neuropsychiatry & Behavioral Neurology , UCNS; Diplomate of the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine; Director, Virtual Reality-Immersive Technology (VR-IT) Clinic & Laboratory; Stanford School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

November 1, 2018
Stanford Health Library | Hoover Pavilion
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304


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