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Addressing Knee Pain Without Surgery

Struggling with knee pain? Dr. Michael Fredericson shares the latest research on non-surgical approaches to treating knee pain. Learn about knee osteoarthritis, lifestyle medicine approaches to treatment, the role of natural supplements, and newer biologic injections being offered at Stanford.



Michael Fredericson, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


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. Learn when a hip replacement is indicated. Dr. Huddleston discusses surgical approach and strategies to reduce complications such as dislocation and infection. 



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


Living Better with Heart Failure

Heart failure is a chronic disease that needs lifelong management. Learn about risk factors and causes of different types of heart failure. Treatments -- such as medicines and lifestyle changes -- can help people who have the condition live longer and more active lives. Drs. Stafford and Teuteberg share how you can improve your quality of life while living with this condition.



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

Randall Stafford, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine (Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention) and Program Director, Program on Prevention Outcomes and Practices


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, explains 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


Caregiving During COVID-19

Stanford Health Care Caregiver Center cofounders Amy Yotopoulos and Charisse Lee discuss:  ways to encourage and foster connection, recognize and focus on what can be controlled, learn and practice ways to cope, and available caregiving resources.



Amy Yotopoulos, MHA, MS, Program Manager, Stanford Caregiver Center and Charisse Lee, J.D., Senior Consultant, Stanford Caregiver Center


How to Prevent a Heart Attack (In Those with Heart Disease)

This talk is for people who have been diagnosed with coronary artery disease, angina, or who have had stents or bypass surgery and want to prevent a heart attack.



David J. Maron, MD, Director, Stanford Prevention Research Center; Director, Preventive Cardiology

Diseases of the Thyroid

Kaniksha Desai, MD, ECNU provides an overview of the primary conditions that affect the thyroid and their treatments. This includes thyroid nodules, cancer, hypothyroidism, and hyperthyroidism.


Kaniksha Desai, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Endocrinology

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