Navigating Health Insurance with Type 1 Diabetes
Between physician visits, medications and devices, managing type 1 diabetes includes navigating health insurance coverage and the financial challenges of chronic illness. Join Samantha Markovitz, NBC-HWC and Dr. David Ahn of the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center for an overview of need-to-know information that will help you better choose, understand and navigate your health insurance … Continued
Innovations in the Prevention, Diagnosis & Treatment of Skin Cancer
With more than 3 million new cases diagnosed each year, skin cancer is the most common type of cancers affecting Americans. Join Dr. Steven Wang as he discusses some of the latest cutting-edge technology and innovations that are currently available to detect skin cancer at the earliest stages. In addition, Dr. Wang will review the … Continued
Bacterial vs. Viral Infections: When is it Time for Antibiotics?
Bacterial infections are caused by bacteria, while viral infections are caused by viruses. Join Hoag Medical Group Pediatrician, Rachel Zabaneh, M.D., as she discusses common bacterial and viral infections, when is it time for antibiotics, and what happens when antibiotics are used inappropriately.
Update On Stroke Treatment
In this session, Dr. David Brown, a Hoag neurologist specialized in the treatment of strokes, will discuss the first signs of a stroke, the importance of a timely response, as well as explore the different treatment options available to patients.
How Orthobiologics Can Help Sports Med Injuries
Orthobiologics, or injectables, have become a mainstream topic of conversation for treating injuries. Join premier sports medicine surgeon Michael J. Fitzpatrick, M.D. as he discusses the pros and cons of orthobiologics and the data behind the minimally invasive technology.
COVID-19 & Teens Mental Health
COVID-19 and it’s impact on an already existing mental health crisis has created many challenges for teens especially during their transition of school. This presentation will help parents and caregivers understand teens current challenges with mental health and equip them with interventions on how to support the growing mental health crisis.
Alzheimer’s Disease: Latest Research & Prevention
This class will focus on current definitions of Alzheimer’s Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), how clinicians screen and diagnose these conditions. There will be a review of potential implications of earlier diagnoses of MCI/AD for patients, society and the healthcare system as a whole.
Foods To Keep Your Lungs Healthy
Registered dietitian, Miriam Matulich, R.D., brings you this informative presentation where she will discuss why making better food choices is so important to our overall lung health. She will provide tips on how to make optimal food choices and point out which foods can be harmful to our lungs.
Supplements & Vitamins: What You Need to Know
During this presentation, Dr. Justin Do of Hoag Medical Group will discuss several of the most commonly used supplements such as glucosamine, saw palmetto, ginkgo biloba, fish oil, and more. His talk will share information about each supplement, who needs them, and what you should know if you are planning to take them. Click here … Continued
You’re Not Alone: Tips for A Better Bladder
Is your bladder affecting your quality of life and controlling your social calendar? You’re not alone. Join us as we discuss the most common reasons that urinary frequency, urgency and incontinence can happen. We will explain pelvic floor anatomy and offer techniques and lifestyle modifications that help control these symptoms. We will cover performing proper … Continued