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Statin-Associated Type 2 Diabetes: Who Gets It? Why? How Great is the Risk?

Presented by Stanford Health Library

Although development of Type 2 diabetes increases in association with statin usage, the risk is relatively modest. Persons at greatest risk can be identified by simple means and the benefits of statin treatment far outweigh the down side of the increased risk of diabetes.

Speaker: Gerald Reaven, MD

Thursday, September 15
7:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 Stanford Health Library Lecture Registration

No registration required to view live webcast: http://tinyurl.com/shcwebcast


Postpartum Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: An Update

Presented by Stanford Health Library

Postpartum pelvic floor dysfunction comprises a range of clinical problems including painful intercourse; pain in the lower abdomen, pelvis, or perineum; and problems with urination and bowel movements. Although this condition is fairly common, in general pelvic pain and related symptoms are under-diagnosed and under-treated. Dr. Millheiser will review this condition and treatment options.

Speaker: Leah Millheiser, MD, FACOG, IF

Thursday, September 29
7:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 Stanford Health Library Lecture Registration

No registration required to view live webcast: http://tinyurl.com/shcwebcast



Aiming Higher After 50

Discover your future – Health, Money, Housing, & Joy
October 18 – 20, 2016
Stanford University

Research Professor Laura Carstenson, founder of Stanford Center on Longevity, and other experts show that people with a strong sense of purpose tend to live healthier, longer, happier lives and continue to engage in meaningful ways with their community and the world.

Aiming Higher After 50 is a 3-day conference designed for the 50+ age range. We will explore ways to live a more healthy and meaningful life well past retirement age, and to overcome the barriers that may be standing in our way.

The workshop presenters are Stanford staff and faculty, alumni and community, all chosen for their national prominence in healthy aging. The content is based on sound pedagogical work grounded in health promotion and behavior change, and is designed to help participants challenge the myths about aging and explore a healthy and meaningful physical, social, cognitive, and spiritual second half of their lives. More information and registration: hip.stanford.edu

 


A New Treatment Option for Postmenopausal Vaginal Atrophy

Presented by Stanford Health Library

For many women, the hormonal changes of menopause can result in vaginal atrophy. Characterized by thinning, drying, and inflammation of the vaginal walls, vaginal atrophy can cause painful intercourse and other health concerns. Dr. Sokol will review a novel laser treatment option for this common condition.

Speaker: Eric Sokol, MD

Wednesday, October 19
7:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 Stanford Health Library Lecture Registration

No registration required to view live webcast: http://tinyurl.com/shcwebcast


Doctors and the Opioid Addiction Crisis

Presented by Stanford Health Library

Three out of four people addicted to heroin probably started on a prescription opioid, according to the director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In this talk, the chief of addiction medicine at Stanford will discuss the unwitting role physicians have played in this crisis and some of the solutions for its resolution.

Speaker: Anna Lembke, MD

Thursday, November 10
7:00 pm
Stanford Health Library
Hoover Pavilion, Suite 201
211 Quarry Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94304

No Fee. To register call 650-498-7826 Stanford Health Library Lecture Registration

No registration required to view live webcast: http://tinyurl.com/shcwebcast



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