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chronic disease

Managing the Diabetes Epidemic in Children and Adults – Dr. Francine Kaufman

March 9, 2009

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Dr. Francine Kaufman discusses diabetes prevention and treatment. Dr. Kaufman is currrently leading two NIH diabetes investigations, both focusing on preventing and treating type 2 diabetes in children and teenagers. She discusses how people can modify their lifestyles and make a real shift to healthy behaviors.
In addition, Dr. Kaufman [...]

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Heart Disease, Diabetes, Obesity – Risk Factors for Women and Prevention of Chronic Disease – Dr. Debra Krummel

March 5, 2009

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Dr. Debra Krummel discusses cardiovascular risk factors that have a greater impact on women, as well as the vicious cycle of obesity in women and the next generation. She describes recent research concerning the effects of maternal obesity on the baby. Dr. Krummel discusses a three-step program for the [...]

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Single-Payer Health Care – Medicare for All – Geri Jenkins

February 20, 2009

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Geri Jenkins, Co-President of the California Nurses Association, discusses Single Payer / Medicare for All – An Economic Stimulus Plan for the Nation. Ms. Jenkins describes how a single-payer system would create 2.8 million jobs and more than $300 billion in new revenues to the U.S. econnomy. A single-payer [...]

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Diabetes Prevention Program – Lifestyle Medicine – Dr. David Marrero

February 14, 2009

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Dr. David Marrero discusses the extent of diabetes in the U.S. and the symptoms and severity of the diisease. Dr. Marrero discusses the findings and implications of the Diabetes Prevention Program, the landmark clinical trial. The DPP demonstrated the significant impact of lifestyle modifications on reduction of risk for [...]

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Personalized Medicine – Cancer and Chronic Disease – Dr. Michael Liebman

January 26, 2009

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r. Michael Liebman discusses an expanded approach to personalized medicine, resulting in a clinical decision support system to more effectively prevent and manage cancer and other chronic diseases.
The stratified approach includes mining masses of patient data to deliver actionable items, relating both to risk profiling and optimal testing. The [...]

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