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UCSF's Osher Center for Integrative Medicine presents Mini Medical School for the Public, a series of programs providing an opportunity to learn about health and the health sciences directly from UCSF faculty members and other nationally-recognized experts.

UCSF's Osher Center for Integrative Medicine presents Mini Medical School for the Public, a series of programs providing an opportunity to learn about health and the health sciences directly from UCSF faculty members and other nationally-recognized experts.
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UCSF's Osher Center for Integrative Medicine presents Mini Medical School for the Public, a series of programs providing an opportunity to learn about health and the health sciences directly from UCSF faculty members and other nationally-recognized experts.

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English


Episodes

Modern Advances in Hip and Knee Replacement and Rapid Recovery

7/15/2019
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Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Jeff Barry goes over the basics of hip and knee replacement and what's improved over the last decade. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34798]

Duration:01:25:36

Ankle Replacement and Ankle Fusion: Surgery and Recovery

7/8/2019
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Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Daniel Thuillier looks at the options to treat severe ankle pain from nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to surgery including ankle replacement and ankle fusion. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34797]

Duration:00:56:30

Regenerative and Restorative Options for Knee Arthritis and Cartilage Injuries

7/2/2019
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Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Drew Lansdown goes over the basic science of knee cartilage and looks at treatment options including injections, such as hyaluronic acid, and biologics, such as platelet rich plasma and mesenchymal stem cell injections. He also looks at surgical knee preservation options. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34796]

Duration:00:56:14

Fragility Fractures

6/26/2019
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Fragility fractures occur in structurally weak bones due to aging and bone loss - osteoporosis. Dr. Anthony Ding explains what “fragility fractures” are, where they occur, what they mean to you, and how they are treated. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34795]

Duration:00:59:47

Hip Preservation in the Active Adult

6/19/2019
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Dr. Alan Zhang is an orthopedic surgeon at UCSF specializing in sports medicine and minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery of the hip, knee and shoulder. He explores conservative (non-surgical) treatment of the hip and also looks at hip arthroscopy surgery. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34794]

Duration:01:19:16

The Aging Spine: Updates in Diagnosis and Treatment

6/11/2019
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UCSF Spine Surgeon Dr. Alekos Theologis describes the causes of back and neck pain and explores the treatment options for degenerative disc disease, kyphosis and scoliosis, and osteoporosis. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34793]

Duration:00:52:13

Exploring Physical and Emotional Dimensions of Pain and Loss: The Power of the Mind-Body Connection

6/10/2019
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Selena Chan, DO, takes you through a brief history of treating mental health from the stone age to today. She then looks at psychiatry today and how we are at a time when behavioral medicine is uniquely situated to bridge biomedicine and an array of healing modalities. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34526]

Duration:01:25:00

Herbal Allies for Emotional Distress

5/27/2019
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We have come so far in understanding the brain, yet we are often perplexed by our emotions. Geronima Cortese gives an brief history of herbalism and how it is practiced today. She explores the herbal approach from diagnosis to treatment. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34525]

Duration:00:56:52

Listening to One's Deepest Self: Opening to Transpersonal Dimensions of Healing

5/23/2019
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David Lukoff, PhD, explores transpersonal psychology, the study of human growth and development from a perspective of spirituality and the inner soul. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34524]

Duration:01:25:42

The Emotional Side of Diabetes

5/19/2019
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Living well with diabetes takes emotional strength. Staying strong emotionally is important to keeping stress under control which helps keep blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels where they belong. Lawrence Fisher explores the social, behavioral, self-management support and care system factors that affect the management of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34679]

Duration:00:59:15

What's New With Diabetes Technology in 2019?

5/15/2019
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Monitoring insulin and glucose for diabetics has come along way. Find out what's new from connected devices to closed loop insulin delivery and continuous glucose monitors. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34676]

Duration:01:14:54

The Alchemy of Healing: The Pathways to Emotional and Spiritual Flourishing in the Classical Chinese Medicine Tradition

5/14/2019
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Dr. James Duffy, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCSF, explores classical Daoist Chinese medicine. This traditional knowledge spans centuries and is a highly sophisticated system that offers an alternative for health care needs. Duffy is an integrative psychiatrist interested in integrative approaches to mental healthcare that includes evidence-based and whole-system (i.e. classical Chinese medicine) approaches. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34523]

Duration:01:27:14

The 8 Keys to Living a Healthy Life with Diabetes or Prediabetes

5/14/2019
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Diabetes educator Theresa Garnero walks you through the 8 keys to living a healthy life with diabetes: Healthy eating, being active, taking medication, monitoring, healthy coping, reducing risks, problem solving and adding humor. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34678]

Duration:00:29:24

A Shamanic Journey: MDMA-assisted Psychotherapy to Guide Recovery from Trauma

5/9/2019
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MDMA is known for increasing feelings of trust and compassion towards others, which could make an ideal adjunct to psychotherapy for PTSD. Dr. Sylver Quevedo, Physician of Nephrology, Integrative, Family, and Internal Medicine at UCSF, explores whether MDMA-assisted psychotherapy can help heal the psychological and emotional damage caused by trauma. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34522]

Duration:01:24:19

The Basics of Insulin

5/7/2019
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Insulin is necessary to utilize the energy we obtain from carbohydrates. Diabetes is characterized by a relative or absolute lack of insulin production. Dr. Sarah Kim explores the use of synthetic insulin in diabetic patients and explains that taking insulin in a way that mimics natural insulin production is best for keeping glucose in a healthy range. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34598]

Duration:00:29:02

Nutrition Insights for People with Diabetes - What to Eat

5/4/2019
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Almost 30 million Americans have diabetes and another 86 million are pre-diabetic. Nutrition and exercise are key components to managing the disease. Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator Sherri Shafer gives specifics on how about how to manage your diet and increase your exercise. Diabetes is largely self-managed: learn how to do so. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34599]

Duration:01:28:29

Words Matter: Speaking the Language of Diabetes

5/3/2019
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Diabetes is a complex and challenging disease involving many factors and variables. Stigma that has historically been attached to a diagnosis of diabetes can contribute to stress and feelings of shame and judgment. Every member of the health care team can serve people with diabetes more effectively through a respectful, inclusive, and person-centered approach. Person-first, strengths-based, empowering language can improve communication and enhance the motivation, health, and well-being of...

Duration:00:38:49

What's New in Oral Diabetes Medicines? Non-Insulin Injectables?

5/2/2019
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Lisa Kroon, PharmD, describes the general treatment approaches for glycemic control (hyperglycemia) in people with type 2 diabetes. She goes over the characteristics and precautions of the various classes of medicines and the general dosing principles for the oral and non-insulin injectable medications. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34597]

Duration:00:39:38

The Mandala of Healing: Moving Toward a Whole Person Paradigm in Mental Healthcare

4/30/2019
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In modern-day culture, often divested from elements of a balanced life, emotional wellness can be elusive. Dr. Sudha Prathikanti explores integrative psychiatry, a healing approach that uses both conventional and complementary/alternative medicine to understand and treat psychiatric conditions. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34521]

Duration:01:22:37

Type 1 Diabetes Update

4/22/2019
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Everyone who is diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes has the gene(s) associated with it. In the general population the risk is 1 in 300. UCSF pediatric nurse practitioner Maureen McGrath describes the progression of the disease and treatments. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 34562]

Duration:00:43:22