September 2018

pregnant-women-diabetes-Dublin_1col.jpgHow do we screen for gestational diabetes?

In our learning health system, we discovered that a new screening approach had increased diagnoses without improving overall outcomes. So remarkably, we switched back.


Arteburn-bariatric-surgery-diabetes_1col.jpgWeight-loss surgery linked to fewer diabetes complications

Large, long-term study finds half as much nerve, kidney, and eye disease after bariatric surgery than with usual care.


MedOfficeFlyerLandscape_1col.jpgCommunity health centers can boost colon cancer screening

Dr. Beverly Green describes working with Kaiser Permanente Northwest to reduce cancer screening disparities.


ACT-study-led-by-Cecilia-Lee-of-eye-disease_1col.jpgEye conditions may help screen for Alzheimer’s disease

Age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma could be new lens on dementia risk.


health-care-data-analytics-symposium-3rd-2018-1col.jpgSeattle Symposium: Solving health data challenges with statistics

Interested in using data and innovative methods to improve everyday care? Join our October conference.


ACT-study-brain-MRI_1col.jpgNew grant will help retrieve brain MRI scan data

National Institute on Aging awards more than $3 million to Adult Changes in Thought (ACT) study for 5 years.

 

 

 


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