Please note: While our archived programs have great information, they are in an area we are no longer actively maintaining. Since medical progress marches ahead, please see your own doctor and other resources for the latest medical information that’s right for you.

Archived Programs

Sophie Thacher: A Patient Advocate and Hacker

Sophie Thatcher explains the challenges she has encountered as a diabetes patient and how she uses technology to manage her condition.

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Lack of Exercise: Public Health Problem #1 for Children?

Is lack of exercise the number 1 public health issue for kids? Dr. Mona Luke-Zeitoun, a pulmonologist and clinical instructor in the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology at UCSF’s School of Medicine helps us understand why physical inactivity is part of a much bigger problem for children in the 21st century.

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Making Limb Preservation a Priority in Diabetes

Limb preservation for diabetics is a priority for Dr. Alexander Reyzelman and his team at UCSF. Learn how identifying dangers of peripheral neuropathy can also reduce risk for amputation.

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Weight Loss and Type 2 Diabetes Control with Bariatric Surgery

Hear from a bariatric surgeon from UCSF Medical Center about treatment options for patients today that are helping patients not only confront weight issues but control other problems like type 2 diabetes. Also learn from a patient about her incredible transformation after bariatric surgery.

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Eliminating Type 1 Diabetes with Islet Cell Transplantation

For some patients with type 1 diabetes, an islet cell transplant may mean an end to their battle with the condition. Learn from a leading UCSF expert and transplant surgeon about this procedure and its important benefits.

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Managing Diabetes During Pregnancy

Diabetes—whether existing or gestational—can cause complications during pregnancy. In this podcast, Dr. Zane Brown, director of UW Medicine’s Diabetes and Pregnancy Program, explains how close monitoring, nutrition and family counseling even before a woman gets pregnant can help prevent dangerous complications and birth defects.

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Page last updated on October 26, 2010