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UAB trial to test promising new treatment approach for diabetes
 
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Anath Shalev, MD, director of the UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center, explains the “repurposing of verapamil as a beta cell survival therapy in type 1 diabetes” trial, which will test an approach different from any current diabetes treatment. The trial is based on Shalev's research showing that verapamil, a common blood pressure drug, reverses diabetes in animal models. Learn more about the trial, and the research behind it, here: http://www.uab.edu/news/innovation/item/5508-in-human-clinical-trial-uab-to-test-drug-shown-to-completely-reverse-diabetes-in-human-islets-mice Follow the trail of discoveries that led to the new trial here: http://themixuab.blogspot.com/2014/11/discovery-route-path-to-potential.html?+news
Comprehensive Diabetes Care at UAB
 
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In a one-day visit to UABs Multidisciplinary Comprehensive Diabetes Clinic, diabetics can see several specialists and receive evaluations and recommendations to help them better manage the condition. UAB Endocrinologist Fernando Ovalle, M.D. explains how the clinic works.
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Birmingham woman completes verapamil-diabetes clinical trial
 
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In November 2014, right about the time Birmingham resident Joy Myers was in an induced coma at an area hospital, the University of Alabama at Birmingham was on the verge of a clinical trial announcement that would bring Myers and UAB’s Comprehensive Diabetes Center together just a few weeks later. See more: http://bit.ly/1Rqa8ZG
Promoting One's Own Beta Cell Mass to Treat Diabetes
 
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Anath Shalev, M.D., director of the Comprehensive Diabetes Center and professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at UAB Medicine, gives an overview of her research which suggests novel treatments with Verapamil for diabetes. Need to refer a patient? The UAB Medicine MIST team will help facilitate the consult or transfer request to make it as easy as possible for referring physicians. Call 800.UAB.MIST UAB MIST is for physicians and health professionals only; it should not be used by patients.
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Anath Shalev, MD, Type 2 diabetes
 
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Anath Shalev, M.D., director of the UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center. Shalev is an internationally recognized authority in endocrinology, pancreatic beta-cell biology and the pathophysiology of diabetes.
Human clinical trial reveals verapamil as an effective Type 1 diabetes therapy
 
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Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Diabetes Center have discovered a safe and effective novel therapy to reduce insulin requirements and hypoglycemic episodes in adult subjects with recent onset Type 1 diabetes by promoting the patient’s own beta cell function and insulin production — the first such discovery to target diabetes in this manner.
Fernando Ovalle, MD,  Diabetes
 
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Dr. Ovalle is Director of the Multidisciplinary Comprehensive Diabetes Clinic at UAB.
Type 1 diabetes breakthrough at UAB
 
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UAB Cancer Life Stories: Dr. Martin Heslin
 
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UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center physician Martin Heslin, M.D., describes colorectal cancer, its treatment options and what patients at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center can expect during treatment.
New clinic helps patients regain control of their diabetes
 
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UAB Hospital and The Kirklin Clinic have started a first of its kind treatment option for diabetics with an acute to chronic care transition clinic. On this week's BlazerCast, see how this new clinic is a win-win for patients and the health care system.
Common blood pressure drug reverses diabetes in mice
 
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New research conducted at UAB has shown that the common blood pressure drug verapamil completely reverses diabetes in animal models. Now, thanks to a three-year, $2.1 million grant from the JDRF, UAB researchers will begin conducting a potentially groundbreaking clinical trial in 2015 to see if it can do the same in humans. Enrollment info and more details here: http://www.uab.edu/news/innovation/item/5508-in-human-clinical-trial-uab-to-test-drug-shown-to-completely-reverse-diabetes-in-human-islets-mice
UAB Cancer Life Stories: 40th Anniversary & NCI Designation
 
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In 2011, the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center celebrates its 40th anniversary as well as the renewal of its National Cancer Institute designation. The UAB Cancer Center is the only "comprehensive" center in Alabama, as well as the region stretching from South Carolina to Louisiana and Arkansas. For more info, visit uab.edu/cancer
UAB This Week: July 13, 2018
 
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Watch UAB This Week to keep up with what's happening at UAB! SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/user/UABNews?sub_confirmation=1
Translational Medicine: From Better Ideas to Better Health
 
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Dr. Robert M. Califf talks about translational medicine, in one of a series of lectures from The Yale School of Medicine Bicentennial Symposium, "Biomedicine in the New Century," which took place over April 28--29, 2011.
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Mona Fouad, MD, Director, UAB Division of Preventive Medicine
 
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Dr. Fouad is Director of the UAB Minority Health And Health Disparities Research Center and Director of the Division of Preventive Medicine
Fighting Cancer With Fork and Knife: Dr. Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, RD
 
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Dr. Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, RD a professor and Webb Endowed Chair of Nutrition Science and Associate Director of UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, talks about the research around diet and nutritional and the part they play in preventing and increasing the risk of certain cancers. This was the 2012 Koopman's Lecture and was sponsored by the Tom Baker Cancer Centre Psychosocial Oncology Department. The lecture was held on Oct. 17th, 2012.
Views: 894 CancerBridges
Improving Adherence to Therapy: A Patient-centered Approach
 
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The webcast uses a case-based lesson to review diabetes therapies that improve monitoring, achievement of therapeutic guidelines, patient adherence, and the overall continuity of care for inpatients and outpatients. Visit http://www.ccfcme.org/incretinvgrvideos to claim CME credit or learn more about the Incretin-Related Therapies in Diabetes series. The therapy webcast features expert faculty member, Leann Olansky, MD, of Cleveland Clinic, with commentary by Activity Director, Charles Faiman, MD. The video was produced by the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education and the Endocrine, Diabetes & Metabolism Institute. Interested in related CME education? Visit http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement/endocrinology/
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Excellence in Diabetes Care
 
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When longtime Kelsey-Seybold patient Leallia King was diagnosed with diabetes, her doctor, Chief of Family Medicine Patrick Carter, M.D. helped her manage her treatment, resulting in favorable results in her care. Certification through the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), is achieved as the result of a comprehensive, individualized review process that verifies a physician's adherence to national standards of excellence in caring for patients diagnosed with diabetes. Of the more than 100 physicians in Texas who have earned NCQA certification, Kelsey-Seybold's 72 doctors represent the most for any health care provider in the state. Learn more about our NCQA-certified physicians: http://www.kelsey-seybold.com/health-resources/health-features/pages/excellence-in-diabetes-care.aspx
Views: 756 Kelsey- Seybold
What's New in Diabetes
 
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Dr. Elmer Lee, Endocrinologist, at Trillium Health Centre. Dr. Lee speaks about what is new in diabetes.
The Hunt for a Cure: UAB Cancer Research
 
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Graduate Student Robert Hammond talks about their labs research at UAB, and their efforts to understand a special bio-molecule that will help create new clinical trials for cancer therapy! askascientist.co
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What Managing Diabetes Taught Montefiore About Chronic Care
 
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Joel Zonszein, MD, CDE, FACE, FACP, discusses Montefiore Medical Center's multidisciplinary approach to treating chronic diseases like diabetes. For more information, visit http://www.montefiore.org/endocrinology-clinical-diabetes-center
THE GREAT CARE AT UAB BIRMINGHAM ALABAMA
 
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So hubby was taken from work to UAB for chest pains. arrived at 10.a.m. this was taken at 2.57 pm AFTER they said he was going to be admitted after reading his first EKG at 10:30.a.m. Now the alarm was going off for about 3 mins before I called the nurse to let her know it was going off and EKG was going whacko but he hadn't moved .. I let another 2 mins go by before filming.. Now thank good was a messed up lead but what if it hadn't been? Once the doctor figured I was videoing he came right in,, After 36 hours in hospital with symptoms of chest pains relieved by nitro, dizziness, memory loss, low grade fever for 3 weeks, big drop in a history of high blood pressure down to low normal, low blood oxygen , continues head ache ,, high sugar (which happens after most heart attacks) smoker and family history of heart disease and diabetes,, drumm rolll they said he had acid reflux.. OOO but lets not forget the great lunch after his stress test of beef , mash potatoes and gravy. Dinner a piece salmon which is great but was breaded and then a big bake potato, roll, and angel food cake.. and that with a confirmed text of high sugar blood count..
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Fat and Cancer Risk
 
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Exercise. We know we should do it. We feel better and it reduces our chances of heart disease and cancer.
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Meet Surgeon Kevin G. Chan, M.D. | City of Hope
 
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Kevin G. Chan, M.D., is an urologic oncologic surgeon and associate clinical professor in the Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology, Department of Surgery. Learn more about Dr. Chan at http://www.cityofhope.org/people/chan-kevin. Find out more about the Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology at http://www.cityofhope.org/urologic-cancers. ################ CONNECT WITH US WEBSITE: http://www.cityofhope.org FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cityofhope TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/cityofhope YOUTUBE: http://www.youtube.com/cityofhopeonline FLICKR: http://www.flickr.com/cityofhope BLOG: http://breakthroughs.cityofhope.org and MORE: http://www.cityofhope.org/getsocial ################ ABOUT CITY OF HOPE City of Hope is a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Designated as a comprehensive cancer center, the highest recognition bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope is also a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, with research and treatment protocols that advance care throughout the nation. City of Hope's main hospital is located in Duarte, Calif., just northeast of Los Angeles, with clinics throughout southern California. It is ranked as one of "America's Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a pioneer in the fields of bone marrow transplantation and genetics. For more information, visit http://www.cityofhope.org.
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Diabetes Health and Wellness Institute Grand Opening - DiabetesDallas
 
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The Diabetes Health and Wellness Institute at Juanita J. Craft Recreation Center in South Dallas opened its doors on June 7, 2010 with a grand opening celebration. This video gives you a taste of the grand opening festivities, including a farmer's market behind the facility, the ribbon cutting and speeches by Joel Allison, President and CEO of Baylor Health Care System, and Tom Leppert, the mayor of the City of Dallas. South Dallas residents are 30 percent more likely to be admitted to a hospital due to diabetes or a diabetes-related condition than other city residents. In fact by 2010, 13 percent of those living in South Dallas will be diabetic. To combat this diabetes epidemic, Baylor Health Care System is reaching out to the neighborhood, transforming the Juanita J. Craft Recreation center into the area's first and only diabetes health and wellness institute. Baylor has invested $15 million in the project with the mission of saving lives through improved diabetes care, education and research and hopes DHWI will serve as a new possible model for the diabetes-care nationwide.
University of Alabama at Birmingham Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center
 
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Strategically located in the heart of the South, the UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center provides a critical connection between investigators and vulnerable populations. Nowhere are such health gaps more evident than in the Mid-South, home to some of America’s poorest communities. These communities lack resources as basic as a clean environment, access to grocery stores, and safe streets. Their residents are exposed to multiple daily stressors and bear the heavy burden of chronic diseases. But the MHRC brings hope to these vulnerable populations. Using an interdisciplinary and collaborative research approach, we work to understand and address the root causes of health differences at national, regional and local levels. Leading this effort is the Mid-South Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center. This consortium of academic institutions in six states, led by UAB MHRC, works to lift the chronic disease burden borne by African Americans through innovative research, evidence-based interventions, and community partnerships. Closer to home is a project called Birmingham REACH for Better Health, with local agencies offering better food choices and fitness opportunities for Birmingham’s most vulnerable communities. Through REACH, thousands of our neighbors are joining us on the path to better health. Navigating health care systems is challenging, especially for patients who might not understanding chronic diseases like diabetes, cancer, or heart disease and how to manage them. For the women in Alabama’s rural Black Belt counties fighting breast cancer, UAB’s Patient Navigators help them overcome the challenges. These community health workers know the culture and challenges of the communities they serve and are uniquely suited to build bridges between patients and health care professionals. http://uab.edu/medicine/mhrc
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Amitabh Bachchan Opens Diabetes Centre In Leicester
 
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23.8.2008 Amitabh Bachchan visited Leicester to open the Silver Star Diabetes Centre.
Views: 3510 Jiří Skoták
Respiratory Examination - OSCE Guide (Old Version)
 
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To see the written guide alongside the video head over to our website https://geekymedics.com/respiratory-examination-2/ CHECK OUT THE BRAND NEW VERSION OF THE RESPIRATORY EXAMINATION HERE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRWSyqatWQQ& Download the app here 👾 https://geekymedics.com/geeky-medics-app/ This video aims to give you an idea of what's required in the Respiratory Examination OSCE. Check out the Geeky Medics quiz platform, with over 700 free medical MCQs: https://geekyquiz.com Join the Geeky Medics community: Facebook http://www.facebook.com/geekymedics Instagram https://instagram.com/geekymedics Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geekymedics Always adhere to your medical school/local hospital guidelines when performing examinations or clinical procedures. Do NOT perform any examination or procedure on patients based purely upon the content of these videos. Geeky Medics accepts no liability for loss of any kind incurred as a result of reliance upon the information provided in this video.
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Scripps Health-Dr. Daniel Einhorn, Endocrinologist/Director
 
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Dr. Daniel Einhorn, Endocrinologist and Medical Director of the Whittier Institute for Diabetes talks about his background, studies in diabetes and sleep apnea, recent developments in treatment, and the trends and future of diabetes.
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George Bakris, MD - University of Chicago Medicine
 
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George Bakris, MD, specializes in the diagnosis and reduction of high blood pressure, particularly in complicated and refractory cases. He is also skilled in the treatment of kidney disease, with special expertise in diabetes-related kidney disease and slowing its progression. As director of the Comprehensive Hypertension Center he oversees the interpretation of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) for the institution, a technique that provides information about blood pressure over the 24 hour period, including during sleep.
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Specialized Services - Diabetes
 
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View Denise discussing Diabetes Management.
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Susie Dodson: Chapter 2 - Landing in the Right Place
 
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The physicians at UAB saved Susie's life with a series of investigational, breakthrough medical treatments. The Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic at UAB is one of the preeminent clinics of its type in the country.
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Keck Medicine of USC
 
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Enjoy a fast-paced video tour of the medical breakthroughs happening at Keck Medicine of USC. Addressing the most pressing health challenges of our times -- from Alzheimer's and autism to cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and a host of other conditions -- the researchers at USC are discovering the causes and the cures.
Wallace's cancer center
 
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Diabetes Care | Diabetic Diet | Info on Diabetes Types | Di
 
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http://diabeticdietzone.com/ DiabeticDietZone.com is the best place for Diabetic Articles, Diabetes Information, Diabetic Types, Diabetes Forums. Come visit us today for 2 free Diabetes Ebooks!
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Breast cancer survivors walking in thin air
 
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Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Health Professions are rethinking the exercise paradigm for breast cancer survivors.
Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Amputation Prevention
 
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A panel discussion during the 2011 Amputation Prevention Symposium in Chicago, led by Dr. Yisrael Safeek.
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Dr. Wendy Demark-Wahnefried - “Diet and Exercise Recommendations for Cancer Survivors – What is t...
 
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Dr. Wendy Demark-Wahnefried Professor  Webb Endowed Chair of Nutrition Sciences Associate Director, University of Alabama at Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor Host:  Dr. Robert Chapkin
Christine Bayer  Raising Awareness to Cure Melanoma HD
 
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Tom Lewis has committed $2 million to help Banner Health establish a Melanoma Center of Excellence at Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center contingent upon our ability to raise $1.5 million by 2021. If you or someone you know would like to help make this vision a reality, please let me know by clicking the envelope at the top of this page or direct them to Banner's website to make a gift: bannerhealth.com/ways-to-give/foundations/banner-health-foundation/giving/md-anderson In the drop down menu for “Designation” click on “Banner MD Anderson Melanoma Program.” All gifts will be matched!
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Surving Cancer
 
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Listen to Hannah Shears as she talks to 96X about her cancer story, the marathon and raising money for Diabetes - all in the same year! Sept 2004. www.hannahshears.com
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Symposium on the Future of Diabetes Research PT7
 
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Toronto General &Western Hospital Foundation and the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine together with Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada to present a symposium on the future of diabetes research, sponsored through the generosity of Rob & Cheryl McEwen and the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine. World-leading stem cell researchers Dr. Gordon Keller and Dr. Derek van der Kooy discuss potential cures to diabetes. SPEAKERS Dr. Gordon Keller, Director, McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine Dr. Derek van der Kooy, Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto MODERATOR: Dr.Gary Lewis, Director,Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Toronto Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 - MaRS Conference Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada. www.mcewencentre.com www.jdrf.ca
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UAB State of the University Address 2013: Outstanding Opportunities
 
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In his inaugural State of the University Address, UAB President Ray L. Watts, M.D., discusses highlights over the past year, strategic planning and priorities for the future, and outstanding opportunities lying ahead for UAB, Birmingham and Alabama
CBS Evening News Report on pre-diabetes
 
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CBS Evening News report on the American College of Endocrinology's recommendations for the treatment of pre-diabetes.
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Share Your Story
 
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Cancer survivors share their inspiring stories
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The Ohio State University Brain and Spine Hospital: The patients we treat
 
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The newly renovated, state-of-the-art Ohio State Brain and Spine Hospital brings together a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and scientists to meet the specialized needs of patients with brain and spine disorders—restoring function, optimizing recovery and providing hope. Learn more at https://wexnermedical.osu.edu/brain-spine-neuro/brain-spine-hospital.
The importance of complete patient care
 
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Jamie Szeto, a physician assistant at MD Anderson in Sugar Land, talks about why getting to know your patient on a personal level is important to overall complete patient care. http://www.mdanderson.org/patient-and-cancer-information/care-centers-and-clinics/regional-care/sugar-land/our-services/index.html
Breast Cancer Survivorship: City of Hope's Dr. Lily Lai on survivorship
 
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Lily Lai, M.D., associate clinical professor and physician at City of Hope's Department of Surgery, talks about breast cancer survivorship, issues that survivors may encounter and how they can be treated. ###################### CONNECT WITH CITY OF HOPE http://www.facebook.com/cityofhope http://www.twitter.com/cityofhope http://www.breakthroughs.cityofhope.com http://www.flickr.com/cityofhope http://www.causes.com/cityofhope http://www.pinterest.com/cityofhopepins and more at http://www.cityofhope.org/getsocial ABOUT CITY OF HOPE City of Hope is a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Designated as a comprehensive cancer center, the highest recognition bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope is also a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, with research and treatment protocols that advance care throughout the nation. City of Hope's main hospital is located in Duarte, Calif., just northeast of Los Angeles, with clinics in Antelope Valley and South Pasadena. It is ranked as one of "America's Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S.News & World Report. Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a pioneer in the fields of bone marrow transplantation and genetics. For more information, visit http://www.cityofhope.org
Views: 447 City of Hope