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The Connect Dialogues® focuses exclusively on women's health and brings timely, topical education to physicians and other healthcare providers.

The Connect Dialogues® focuses exclusively on women's health and brings timely, topical education to physicians and other healthcare providers.
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The Connect Dialogues® focuses exclusively on women's health and brings timely, topical education to physicians and other healthcare providers.

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English


Episodes

Evaluation and Treatment of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

1/8/2013
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Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: Linda Bradley, MD Dr. Brian McDonough is joined by Dr. Linda Bradley, Professor of Surgery and Vice Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Women's Health Institute of the Cleveland Clinic, for a discussion on abnormal uterine bleeding. Topics of note include evaluation and treatment strategies, alternatives to hysterectomy, and office-based procedures to aid in the pre-operative workup for patients with this condition.

Duration: 00:15:29


Affordable Care Act for Women: Additional Birth Control Options?

8/20/2012
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Mary Jane Minkin, MD Millions of insured women will have additional choices when it comes to their preferred method of birth control due to the Affordable Care Act for Women. But, what does that mean for health care providers and their patients? How does it change how patients are given treatment? Dr. Matt Birnholz welcomes Dr. Mary Jane Minkin. Dr. Minkin will address these questions and more. Dr. Minkin is a clinical professor of obstetrics and...

Duration: 00:15:29


Clinical Pearls in Osteoporosis & Fracture Prevention

8/3/2012
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Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP Guest: Steven T. Harris, MD, FACP Join host Dr. Brian McDonough as he welcomes Dr. Steven Harris, Clinical Professor of Medicine from the University of California-San Francisco, to discuss the practice guidelines in preventing osteoporotic fracture and the appropriate treatments to prevent additional fractures. He will also address how to best ensure patient compliance. Download and listen today!

Duration: 00:15:29


Confronting The Osteoporosis Epidemic

5/22/2012
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Host: Matt Birnholz, MD Guest: Michael Lewiecki, MD, FACP, FACE Anyone in medicine will freely admit that osteoporosis is a major health threat in the United States, and yet the majority of patients with osteoporosis remain undiagnosed and untreated. In fact, fewer than one-third of cases have even been diagnosed, and only 14% of women with osteoporosis receive treatment. This comes in stark contrast to the fact that more than 50% of women over age 50 will encounter an...

Duration: 00:17:29


When to Screen Thyroid Levels in Pregnant Patients

5/28/2009
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Host: Jennifer Shu, MD Guest: Kenneth Burman, MD Thyroid disorders during pregnancy can lead to problems for the mother mdash; miscarriage, preeclampsia and preterm delivery, among others mdash; as well as problems for the infant, including growth delays and mental retardation. Yet women frequently go undiagnosed, because thyroid dysfunction is often subclinical or is masked by the effects of pregnancy. With more than six million pregnancies in the United States each year, would the health...

Duration: 00:14:59


Solving the Mystery of Preeclampsia

2/27/2009
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Host: Lisa Mazzullo, MD Guest: Margaret Miller, MD Currently there are no tests available to confirm the diagnosis of preeclampsia in pregnant women. Preeclampsia affects two to 10 percent of pregnancies in the United States and its the most common and potentially life threatening complication for a pregnant woman and her child. Dr. Margaret Miller, an assistant professor of medicine and obstetrics and gynecology at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University in Providence, Rhode...

Duration: 00:14:59


Herpes: Challenges and Successes in Treatment

1/29/2009
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Host: Lisa Mazzullo, MD Guest: David Soper Even though herpes is not a life threatening disease, it is widespread. One in five Americans have been diagnosed with either type 1 or type 2 herpes. Its important for physicians to debunk the myth that patients cant pass along herpes to their partner if they dont have symptoms. Dr. David Soper, director of the division of gynecology and general obstetrics at the Medical University of South Carolina, discusses with host Dr. Lisa Mazzullo the best...

Duration: 00:14:59


Physical Therapy and Chronic Pelvic Pain

11/21/2008
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Host: Lauren Streicher, MD Guest: Judith Florendo Treatment of pelvic pain is often handled by a gynecologist. The most successful approach to treating pelvic pain and dyspareunia may be a team approach. Judith Florendo, the Midwest regional representative in the womens section of the American Physical Therapy Association, joins host Dr. Lauren Streicher to discuss how pelvic physical therapists determine treatment for the problem. It begins with a complete medical history, and may include...

Duration: 00:14:00


The Need for Evidenced-Based Maternity Care

11/4/2008
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Host: Bruce Japsen Guest: Carol Sakala Maternity care accounts for a very large expenditure in the US healthcare system, which can include overuse of procedures, drugs and tests. How can all of this be corrected to increase quality? Carol Sakala, director of programs for the Childbirth Connection, tells the Chicago Tribunes Bruce Japsen about how a balance can be achieved with evidenced-based maternity care and why doctors and their patients should take notice. Be a part of The Connect...

Duration: 00:12:59


Addressing Sexual Dysfunction in Women Following Serious Illness

10/3/2008
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Host: Lauren Streicher, MD Guest: Laura Berman, PhD Sex is the last issue on a womans mind after being diagnosed with cancer or facing a hysterectomy. Studies show that only half of gynecologists bring up the issue prior to a hysterectomy and only 13 percent of patients have the guts to ask their doctor about it. So, how do doctors bring up the issue, and when in their patients recoverynbsp;is it appropriate to bring it up? Host Dr. Lauren Streicher and Dr. Laura Berman, assistant clinical...

Duration: 00:15:29


Postpartum Depression: Unique Treatment Challenges

7/14/2008
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Host: Leslie P. Lundt, MD Guest: Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH While postpartum depression shares many features in common with major depression, there are distinguishing characteristics and unique treatment challenges.nbsp; Host Dr. Leslie Lundt welcomes Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody to discuss postpartum depression.

Duration: 00:13:29


Biological Underpinnings of PMS and Menopause

8/16/2007
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Host: Susan Dolan, RN, JD Guest: Mary Jane Minkin, MD Join Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, author of A Womans Guide to Menopause and Perimenopause and A Womans Guide to Sexual Health, and professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Yale Universitys School of Medicine, to discuss PMS and Menopause.

Duration: 00:13:29