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Added to the collection on Sep 01, 2010

Kris Carr, Author of "Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips," Presents From Illness to Activist

This event was held on August 17, 2010 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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When Kris Carr was diagnosed in 2003 with a rare liver cancer (Stage IV) with metastasis to the lungs, she decided to exert control over the things there were in her power: her attitude, her diet, and her lifestyle. In the process, she has become an outspoken advocate for living your best life with cancer, promoting a message that focuses on health and wellness and motivating her audiences to become empowered participants for change.

Kris chronicled her journey with cancer in the 2007 documentary, Crazy Sexy Cancer, and has written two books, Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips, and Crazy Sexy Cancer Survivor: More Rebellion and Fire for Your Healing Journey. Kris has been featured on CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, The TODAY Show, Good Morning America, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. At this event, she will discuss her remarkable journey and show clips from her documentary.

Two medical professionals from the University of Michigan will join Kris after her presentation for a panel discussion focusing on the nutritional and psychological aspects of living life with cancer: Zora Djuric, PhD, is a Research Professor at the University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine and performs research at the Cancer Center in the U-M Medical Center. Laurel Northouse PhD, RN, FAAN, is the Mary Lou Willard French Professor of Nursing at the University of Michigan. She is also Co-Director of the Socio-Behavior Program at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

A book signing will follow and books will be on sale at the event. This event is made possible through a Partners In Research grant from the National Institutes of Health and is cosponsored by the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center Community Outreach Office, Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research, the UM Taubman Health Sciences Library, and the Ann Arbor YMCA LIVESTRONG Program.

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Added to the collection on Jul 14, 2010

The Prevention and Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes

This event was held on June 10, 2010 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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William H. Herman, M.D., M.P.H., serves as the Director of the Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center. Dr. Herman will discuss diabetes (a disease that affects 8% of Americans, according to the National Centers For Disease Prevention And Control), and his role as principal investigator in the nationwide study entitled Translating Research Into Action For Diabetes, which examines how knowledge about the disease can increase the quality of life for those who suffer from it.

This event is made possible through a Partners In Research grant from the National Institutes of Health and is cosponsored by the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research, the UM Taubman Health Sciences Library and the Michigan Diabetes Research and Training Center.

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Added to the collection on Jun 11, 2010

The Other Women's Cancers

This event was held on May 13, 2010 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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There has been a lot of information about breast cancer, but what about other women's cancers? Each year, 78,000 women in the United States learn they have a gynecologic cancer. Although these gynecologic cancers are often grouped together, they vary widely in their causes, risk factors, detection, treatment and chance of a cure. Carolyn M. Johnston, M.D., Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Michigan, will focus on types of cancer that affect a woman's reproductive system and discuss her research as principal investigator for Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) clinical research trials at the University of Michigan.

This event is made possible through Partners In Research grants R03 NS065493 and R03 NS065491-0 and is co-sponsored by The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center Community Outreach Office, the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research and the UM Taubman Health Sciences Libraries.

For more information on glaucoma take a look at our books on the subject. Articles and current research can be explored in our research databases MEDLINE and Health and Wellness Resource Center.

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Added to the collection on May 20, 2010

National Library Week Event - Living Well With Low Vision And The Science Of Glaucoma

This event was held on April 15, 2010 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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The loss of vision can be devastating to an individual - and it is one of the most common health care concerns today. Approximately one person in three has some form of vision-reducing eye disease by the age of 65. The most common causes of vision loss among seniors are age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataract and diabetic retinopathy. This event will cover current trends and treatments for individuals with low vision, and what is being discovered through research. Speakers include Lylas G. Mogk, M.D., Henry Ford Health Systems and Sayoko E. Moroi, M.D., Ph.D. Glaucoma, Cataract, and Anterior Segment Disease, Associate Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Michigan. There will be ample time for audience questions.

This event is made possible through Partners In Research grants R03 NS065493 and R03 NS065491-0 and is co-sponsored by the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research and the UM Health Sciences Libraries. The Ann Arbor District Library is currently the Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled. The event is also being held in conjunction with AADL's upcoming Low Vision Fair at Washtenaw Community College on Wednesday, May 12.

For more information on glaucoma take a look at our books on the subject. Articles and current research can be explored in our research databases MEDLINE and Health and Wellness Resource Center.

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Added to the collection on May 03, 2010

Diagnosis and Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Across the Lifespan

This event was held on March 24, 2010 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, OCD, is an anxiety disorder and is characterized by recurrent, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and/or repetitive behaviors (compulsions). This event will cover current trends and treatments in OCD, and what is being discovered through research. There will be ample time for audience questions. Speakers include Jim Abelson, MD, PhD, Professor, UM Dept. of Psychiatry, Director, UM Dept. of Psychiatry Anxiety Disorders Program, and Co-Director of the Trauma, Stress and Anxiety Research Group, UM; Gregory Lynn Hanna, MD, Assoc. Professor of Psychiatry, UM, and Director, Anxiety and Tic Disorders Program; and Joseph Himle, PhD, Assoc. Professor of Social Work and Assoc. Professor of Psychiatry, UM.

This event is made possible through Partners In Research grants R03 NS065493 and R03 NS065491-0 and is co-sponsored by the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research and the UM Taubman Health Sciences Library.

For more information on obsessive-compulsive disorder take a look at our books on the subject. Articles and current research can be explored in our research databases MEDLINE and Health and Wellness Resource Center.

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Added to the collection on Mar 01, 2010

Women's Heart And Health: Stroke And Cardiovascular Health In Women Discussed By Dr. Lewis Morgenstern

This event was held on February 3, 2010 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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According to the American Heart Association: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) ranks first among all disease categories in hospital discharges for women. Nearly 37 percent of all female deaths in America occur from CVD. Yet, misperceptions still exist that CVD is not a real problem for women. Dr. Lewis Morgenstern, professor in the departments of Emergency Medicine, Neurology, and Neurosurgery at the University of Michigan, as well as director of the U-M Stroke Program, will examine this important issue. He will cover current trends and treatments in women's stroke and cardiovascular health issues, and what is being discovered through research.

This event is made possible through Partners In Research grants R03 NS065493 and R03 NS065491-0 from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health and is co-sponsored by the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research and the UM Health Sciences Libraries.

For more information on stroke take a look at our books and videos on the subject. Articles and current research can be explored in our research databases MEDLINE and Health and Wellness Resource Center.

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Added to the collection on Dec 16, 2009

Hungry Planet/Healthy Schools With Photojournalist Peter Menzel, Co-author of 'Hungry Planet, What The World Eats,' and Kim Eagle, MD, Director of Project Healthy Schools

This event was held on October 7, 2009 at The Ark

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This community symposium will explore cultural/geographical relationships to food and the need for nutrition as a preventative measure against chronic disease. Peter Menzel, photojournalist and co-author of 'Hungry Planet, What The World Eats,' will discuss how globalization, migration, and rising affluence are affecting the diets of communities around the globe. This event will include a book signing and copies of Hungry Planet will be available for purchase, courtesy of Nicola's Books.

Following Peter's talk, Dr. Kim Eagle, Albion Walter Hewlett Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of the Cardiovascular Center at the University of Michigan Health System, will provide an overview of Project Healthy Schools. This unique program is designed to teach middle school students about heart-healthy lifestyles, including the need for nutrition, with hopes of reducing their future risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

This event is made possible through Partners In Research grants R03 NS065493 and R03 NS065491-0 from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health and is co-sponsored by the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research and the UM Health Sciences Libraries.

For more information, check out Peter Menzel's Hungry Planet and books on children's health.

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Added to the collection on Oct 14, 2009

Understanding Alzheimer's with The Alzheimer's Association and UM Research Experts

This event was held on August 27, 2009 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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Every 70 seconds, someone develops Alzheimer's. But what exactly is Alzheimer's and what clinical research is being done in the area of this disease? At this program you will hear from experts in the field of Alzheimer's and have an opportunity to ask questions.

The event will feature introductory remarks by Justine Galat, MSA South Central Regional Coordinator for the Alzheimer's Association Michigan Great Lakes Chapter, followed by a presentation on the disease given by Jennifer Howard of the Alzheimer's Association. Information on how to recognize the effects of Alzheimer's disease on the brain and how to gain access to community resources will be included. Other speakers will be Bruno Giordani, Ph.D., Director, Neuropsychology Section, U-M Clinical Core & Associate Director, MADRC and Nancy Barbas, M.D., M.S.W., Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Director, Cognitive Disorders Clinic, University of Michigan.

This event is made possible through Partners In Research grants R03 NS065493 and R03 NS065491-0 from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health and is co-sponsored by the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research and the UM Health Sciences Libraries.

For more information on Alzheimer's disease take a look at our books and videos on the subject. Articles and current research can be explored in our research databases MEDLINE and Health and Wellness Resource Center.

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Added to the collection on Sep 14, 2009

Who Wins? NBC's 'The Biggest Loser' Winner Pete Thomas And UM Experts Discuss Overcoming Obesity And Winning At Health

This event was held on July 8, 2009 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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In 2005, Pete Thomas lost an astounding 185 pounds in nine months on NBC's hit reality TV show The Biggest Loser, resulting in his winning the $100,000 prize. A University of Michigan grad, Pete returns to Ann Arbor to share his amazing story and discuss Obesity issues, research and successes with a panel of medical experts.

Pete will be joined by Charles F. Burant, M.D., Ph.D, (the Dr. Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Professor of Metabolism and director of the University of Michigan Metabolomics and Obesity Center) and Susan J. Woolford, M.D, M.P.H., (Medical Director of the Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center at the University of Michigan). This event is made possible through a Partners In Research Program with the National Institute of Health and is co-sponsored by the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research and the Ann Arbor YMCA.

This event is made possible through Partners In Research grants R03 NS065493 and R03 NS065491-0 from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health and is co-sponsored by the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research and the UM Health Sciences Libraries.

For more information check out our books and videos on weight loss and obesity. Articles and current research can be explored in our research databases MEDLINE and Health and Wellness Resource Center.

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Added to the collection on Aug 10, 2009

Panel Discussion: From Ideas To Innovation: Developing New Medical Technologies With The Executive Director of UM Medical Innovation Center, Dr. James Geiger, and a Panel of UM Experts

This event was held on June 9, 2009 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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The healthcare industry is undergoing a period of dramatic change due to mounting challenges such as increasing healthcare costs, reimbursement pressures and demographic changes. With change comes the opportunity for innovative solutions that make a real difference. Dr. James Geiger, Exec. Director of the Medical Innovation Center at the University of Michigan and the 2008/09 class of Innovation Fellows will discuss the development of new medical technologies that improve health care and services.

This event is made possible through Partners In Research grants R03 NS065493 and R03 NS065491-0 from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health and is co-sponsored by the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research and the UM Health Sciences Libraries.

For more information you may be interested in some of our books and videos on the subject. Or you be interested in articles and current research that can be explored in our research databases MEDLINE and Health and Wellness Resource Center.

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Added to the collection on May 17, 2009

Film and Panel Discussion: In The Family: With Director Joanna Rudnick And UM Cancer Research Experts

This event was held on March 17, 2009 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

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When Chicago filmmaker Joanna Rudnick tested positive for the breast cancer gene at age 27, she knew the information could save her life. The question was what to do about it? At this event, Joanna Rudnick will introduce In the Family, the film that tells her intensely personal story. In this unblinking documentary, we learn that Joanna, whose family has a history of breast and ovarian cancer, took advantage of breakthroughs in genetic research to prepare herself for her own future. Intensely personal and timely, In The Family (which is not rated) is a groundbreaking investigation that attempts to answer the questions: How much do you sacrifice to survive? The film will be followed by a panel discussion with Joanna and a team of leading experts in medical cancer research.

In addition to filmmaker Joanna Rudnick, the post-film panel will feature: o Daniel F. Hayes, M.D., Clinical Director of the Breast Oncology Program at the UM Comprehensive Cancer Center, whose research is internationally recognized in the identification of tumor markers, which help to properly evaluate patients with breast cancer o Lisa Newman, M.D., M.P.H., Director of the Breast Care Center of the UM Comprehensive Cancer Center, whose research focuses on ethnicity-related variation in breast cancer risk and the evaluation and treatment of high risk patients o Kara Millron, MS, a genetic counselor at the UM Comprehensive Cancer Center, whose research interests include mutations on the BRCA1 and BRCA2 breast cancer genes.

This event is made possible through Partners In Research grants R03 NS065493 and R03 NS065491-0 from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health and is co-sponsored by the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research, the UM Health Sciences Libraries, and the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. This event is a collaboration with the award-winning documentary series P.O.V. (www.pbs.org/pov).

For more information on genetic research and medical testing your may be interested in some of AADL's books and videos about these topics. Articles and current research can also be explored in our research databases MEDLINE and Health and Wellness Resource Center.