Lectures + Events

Join Us. Hear Stanford doctors and researchers speaking on a variety of health topics.

All lectures are being offered online via the Zoom platform.

Enjoy our Community Lectures Series online and live via Zoom. Because of our live webinar format, you will be able to submit a question via the “chat” function during the presentation. And as always, our talks will be made available on the Stanford Healthcare YouTube channel in case you miss it or want to share it with a friend.

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LECTURES + EVENTS 2020

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Thursday, July 9, 2020

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Pacific Time

Understanding & Managing Your Cancer Treatment

Are you or someone you care for about to start chemotherapy for the first time? An experienced oncology nurse provides up to date information about your chemotherapy, biotherapy or immunotherapy.

This online class is open to Stanford patients and caregivers. We request no same day registration.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

5:00 pm Pacific Time

Getting Back on Track with Blood Glucose Control

This webinar is part of a monthly series from the Stanford Diabetes Care Program. Participants are encouraged to ask questions, share ideas and gain information.

Katie Judge, RN, CNS, CDE

Thursday, July 9, 2020

7:00 pm Pacific Time

New to Medicare

If you are new to Medicare, or preparing to sign up, this talk will help you understand Medicare parts A-D. Counselor and community educator from HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy), Marla Seidman, will explain the system, its deadlines and the range of coverage that is available. HICAP provides free and objective information and counseling about Medicare and is available in all California counties.

Marla Seidman
Counselor and Community Educator
HICAP, San Mateo County

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Pacific Time

Understanding & Managing Your Cancer Treatment

Are you or someone you care for about to start chemotherapy for the first time? An experienced oncology nurse provides up to date information about your chemotherapy, biotherapy or immunotherapy.

This online class is open to Stanford patients and caregivers. We request no same day registration.

Monday, July 20, 2020

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Pacific Time

Understanding & Managing Your Cancer Treatment

Are you or someone you care for about to start chemotherapy for the first time? An experienced oncology nurse provides up to date information about your chemotherapy, biotherapy or immunotherapy.

This online class is open to Stanford patients and caregivers. We request no same day registration.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

5:00 pm Pacific Time

Diabetes Technology and Wearable Devices: How to Factor in Protein, Fiber and Net Carbs in Blood Glucose Management

This webinar from the Stanford Diabetes Care Program is designed for individuals with insulin dependent diabetes, their families, and caregivers.  Participants are encouraged to ask questions, share ideas and gain information.

Marina Basina, MD and Leah Gruppo, RD, MS, CDE

Thursday, July 23, 2020

7:00 pm Pacific Time

Living Better with Heart Failure

Heart failure is a chronic disease that needs lifelong management. Treatments -- such as medicines and lifestyle changes—can help people who have the condition live longer and more active lives. This talk will focus on the ways you can improve your quality of life while living with this condition.

Jeffrey Teuteberg, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine
Stanford Medical Center

Thursday, July 30, 2020

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Pacific Time

Understanding & Managing Your Cancer Treatment

Are you or someone you care for about to start chemotherapy for the first time? An experienced oncology nurse provides up to date information about your chemotherapy, biotherapy or immunotherapy.

This online class is open to Stanford patients and caregivers. We request no same day registration.

Thursday, August 13, 2020

5:00 pm Pacific Time

Prevention of Eye Disease, Kidney Disease & Neuropathy

This webinar is part of a monthly series from the Stanford Diabetes Care Program. Participants are encouraged to ask questions, share ideas and gain information.

Yunzi Gu, NP, CDE

Monday, August 17, 2020

3:00 pm Pacific Time

Update on Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip replacement surgery might be an option for you if your hip pain interferes with daily activities and nonsurgical treatments haven’t helped or are no longer effective. This talk will address when a hip replacement is indicated. The topics of surgical approach and strategies to reduce complications such as dislocation and infection will be addressed as well.

James Huddleston, MD
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Stanford University School of Medicine

Thursday, August 20, 2020

7:00 pm Pacific Time

Addressing Knee Pain without Surgery

Knee pain is a common complaint that affects people of all ages. A variety of medical conditions as well as injuries can
cause knee pain. This talk will focus on treatments that can help manage knee pain without surgery.

Michael Fredericson, MD
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Stanford University School of Medicine

Thursday, September 10, 2020

5:00 pm Pacific Time

Navigating Medication Management

This webinar is part of a monthly series from the Stanford Diabetes Care Program. Participants are encouraged to ask questions, share ideas and gain information.

Stanford Health Care Pharmacy

Thursday, October 8, 2020

5:00 pm Pacific Time

Impact of Exercise on Blood Glucose

This webinar is part of a monthly series from the Stanford Diabetes Care Program. Participants are encouraged to ask questions, share ideas and gain information.

Marina Basina, MD

Thursday, November 12, 2020

5:00 pm Pacific Time

Meal Planning for a Busy Life

This webinar is part of a monthly series from the Stanford Diabetes Care Program. Participants are encouraged to ask questions, share ideas and gain information.

Gina Milano RD, CDEc

Thursday, November 19, 2020

5:00 pm Pacific Time

Diabetes Technology and Wearable Devices: Getting the Most Out of Your Blood Glucose Management System Data and Test if Your Rates Are Working for You

This webinar from the Stanford Diabetes Care Program is designed for individuals with insulin dependent diabetes, their families, and caregivers. Participants are encouraged to ask questions, share ideas and gain information.

Marina Basina, MD

Thursday, December 10, 2020

5:00 pm Pacific Time

Healthy Holiday Eating

This webinar is part of a monthly series from the Stanford Diabetes Care Program. Participants are encouraged to ask questions, share ideas and gain information.

Leah Groppo, MS, RD, CDE