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Medicine for the Public: 2012 Lecture Series

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Outsmart Diabetes: A Framework for Prevention and Management
May 15, 2012

Discover the latest in prevention and treatment for diabetes with experts from the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center and Suburban Hospital.   Experts will look at prevention of diabetes through lifestyle behaviors and treatment, including new medications, along with the effects of bariatric surgery on diabetes prevention and treatment

Kristina I. Rother, MD, MHSc
Clinical Investigator, Diabetes, Endocrinology, and
Obesity Branch, National Institute of Diabetes
and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, NIH

John J. Merendino, Jr, MD
Chairman of Endocrinology
at Suburban Hospital, a member
of Johns Hopkins Medicine

Is It Memory Loss or Alzheimer’s Disease? Learn the Facts
May 22, 2012

When do normal memory changes that come with age indicate something more serious?  Join experts from the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Suburban Hospital and Johns Hopkins Medicine  as they offer clarity about ordinary forgetfulness and early signs of Alzheimer’s disease.  Presenters will also discuss the latest research on prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

Madhav Thambisetty, MD, PhD
Staff Clinician, Laboratory of Behavioral Neuroscience,
National Institute on Aging, NIH
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Neurology,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Harry Gill, MD, PhD
Medical Director, Suburban Hospital Behavioral
Health Services and Executive Director,
Washington School of Psychiatry, and Clinical Assistant
Professor, George Washington University

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