Video Q&A

May 30, 2017 Facebook Live Q&A about Pediatric Fractures

Join us Tuesday, May 30 at 12 p.m. CT for a Facebook Live Q&A with Dr. Todd Milbrandt, pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, and Dr. Noelle Larsonpediatric orthopedic surgeon, about pediatric fractures.

Learn more about:

  • Causes
  • Prevention
  • Treatments

Dr. Milbrandt and Dr. Larson will answer questions live. Post a question before or during the event. Sign up for email reminders.

Carotid ArteryMay 26, 2017 #MayoClinicNeuroChat on Carotid Artery Disease

Join us on Friday, May 26 at 1 p.m. CT for a #MayoClinicNeuroChat with Dr. Benjamin Brown, neurosurgeon, and Dr. James Meschia, neurologist, about carotid artery disease.

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Drs. Brown and Meschia will answer questions live. Post a question before and during the event. Sign up for email reminders.

Yi JohnnyMay 19, 2017 Facebook Live Q&A about Pelvic Floor Disorders

Join us Friday, May 19 at 3:00 p.m. CT for a Facebook Live Q&A with Dr. Johnny Yi about pelvic floor disorders.

Learn more about:

  • Risk factors
  • Prevention
  • Treatments
  • Research

Dr. Yi will answer questions live. Post a question before or during the event. Sign up for email reminders.

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May 18, 2017 #AsktheMayoMom about Anxiety and Depression in Children

Dr. Angela Mattke and Dr. Rachel Lynch discuss anxiety and depression in children.

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May 5, 2017 All About Arthritis of the Big ToeArthritis of the Big Toe

Dr. Joseph Whalen, orthopedic surgeon, talks about arthritis of the big toe, and how to treat it.

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AVMMay 12, 2017 #MayoClinicNeuroChat on Stroke and AVM

Join us on Friday, May 12 at 5:00 p.m. CT for a #MayoClinicNeuroChat with Dr. Bernard Bendok, neurosurgeon, and Dr. Kara Sands, neurologist, about stroke and AVM.  

Learn more about:

  1. Cause, symptoms and risk factors of stroke
  2. Symptoms and causes of AVM

Drs. Bendok and Sansd will answer questions live. Post a question before and during the event. Sign up for email reminders.

May 9, 2017 Facebook Live: Foot and Ankle Arthritis Prevention and Intervention

Dr. Glenn Shi, orthopedic surgeon, talks about expanding horizons for foot and ankle arthritis.Foot and Ankle Arthritis

Learn more about:
Treatment options
Tips for prevention and coping

If you have foot or ankle pain, use our symptom checker to find possible causes of pain based on specific factors.

PockajMay 8, 2017 Genetic Risk Factors for Breast and Gynecological Cancers

Dr. Barbara Pockaj, surgeon, and Katherine Hunt Brendish, Ph.D., genetic counselor, discusses genetic risk factors for breast and gynecological cancers.

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May 4, 2017 #AsktheMayoMom about Proton Beam Therapy to Treat Children with Brain Tumors

Dr. Angela Mattke, pediatrician, Dr. Amulya Nageswara Rao, Director of Pediatric Brain Tumor Clinic and pediatric neuro-oncologist, and Dr. Nadia Laack, pediatric radiation oncologist, talk about proton beam therapy to treat children with brain tumors during an#AsktheMayoMom Facebook Live Q&A session.

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Thyroid CancerMay 3, 2017 Facebook Live about Thyroid Nodules and Cancer

Dr. Mabel Ryder, endocrinologist, and Dr. Travis McKenzie, endocrine surgeon, discuss thyroid nodules and cancer during a Facebook Live Q&A.

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JamesonMay 1, 2017 The Intersection of Men’s and Women’s Health

Dr. Jason Jameson, urologist, and Jewel Kling, M.D., internist, discuss and answer questions about men’s and women’s health.

Learn more about:

  • Common health concerns for women and men including heart disease, cancer and obesity
  • Gender differences in sexual health
  • Intersection of women’s and men’s health including women’s healthcare choices for their families and social support system and healthcare implications

Acoustic NeuromaApril 28, 2017 #MayoClinicNeuroChat on Acoustic Neuromas

Dr. Peter Weisskopf, Neurotologist, discusses acoustic neuromas.

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AANS Neuro ChatApril 25, 2017 #MayoClinicNeuroChat on Innovations in Neurosurgery

Dr. Bernard Bendok, Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, and Dr. Robert Spinner, Neurosurgeons at Mayo Clinic, live from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting discuss the latest innovations and techniques in neurosurgery.

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Dr. Angela Mattke on Mayo Clinic RadioApril 20, 2017 #AsktheMayoMom about Child Abuse Prevention

Dr. Angela Mattke, pediatrician, and Dr. Arne Graff, Director of the Mayo Clinic Child Advocacy Center, discuss child abuse and prevention.

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Hip InjuryApril 17, 2017 Hip Pain: Prevention and Treatment

Dr. David Hartigan, orthopedic surgeon, discusses hip pain.

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Hypertrophic CardiomyopathyApril 14, 2017 #MayoClinicHeartChat about Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and Genetics

Dr. Steven Lester, cardiologist, discusses the role genetics play in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

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Jason JamesonApril 13, 2017 The Truth about Testosterone and Men’s Health

Dr. Jason Jameson, urologist, discusses testosterone and men’s health.

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Sekulic and DhamijaApril 6, 2017 Genetic Testing

Dr. Aleksandar Sekulic, dermatologist and Associate Director for the Center for Individualized Medicine in Arizona, and Dr. Radhika Dhamija, Medical Geneticist, discuss genetic testing.

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Young boy with abdominal painApril 6, 2017 #AsktheMayoMom about Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Children and Adolescents

Dr. Angela Mattke, Pediatrician, and Dr. Jeanne Tung, Pediatric Gastroenterologist, talk about inflammatory bowel disease in children and adolescents during an #AsktheMayoMom Facebook Live session.

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Jewel KlingApril 5, 2017 Perimenopause and Women’s Sexual Health

Dr. Jewel Kling, internist, discusses perimenopause and sexual health.

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JoggerMarch 31, 11 a.m. CT - Transplant 101: Preparing for Your Journey

You need an organ transplant. Now what? Join Mayo Clinic transplant experts David Douglas, M.D., chair of the Transplant Center at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Phoenix, Ariz., and Beverly Hansen, M.S.W., L.M.S.W., Social Work Manager, to get their best tips for navigating your journey to transplantation.

 

Saab AshmanMarch 29, 2017 Colorectal Cancer Treatment Options

Dr. David Etzioni, surgeon, Dr. Jonathan Ashman, radiologist, and Dr. Tanios Bekaii-Saab, oncologist, at Mayo Clinic in Arizona discuss colorectal cancer treatment.

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Medical illustration of uterine fibroidsMarch 29, 2017 Facebook Live Q&A about Uterine Fibroids

Dr. Joyce Balls-Berry and Dr. Elizabeth Stewart host a Facebook Live Q&A session about uterine fibroids.

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Medical illustration of the brainMarch 24, 2017 #MayoClinicNeuroChat about Congenital Anomalies

Dr. Nicholas Wetjen, neurosurgeon, and Dr. Mai-Lan Ho, neuroradiologist, discuss congenital anomalies of the brain and skull during a Facebook Live Q&A.

Learn more about:

  • Causes
  • Risk factors
  • Treatment

Russell HeighMarch 21, 2017 Colorectal Cancer Symptoms, Causes and Risk Factors

Dr. Jonathan Leighton and Dr. Russell Heigh, gastroenterologists, host a Facebook Live on colorectal cancer.

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Benjamin WrightMarch 16, 2017 Food Allergies

Dr. Benjamin Wright, allergist and researcher at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, discusses food allergies.

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Child with cancerMarch 16, 2017 #AsktheMayoMom about Fertility Preservation in Children with Cancer

Dr. Angela Mattke, pediatrician, and Dr. Asma Javed, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, discuss fertility preservation in children with cancer.

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Group of childrenMarch 2, 2017 #AsktheMayoMom about Common Parenting Questions

Dr. Angela Mattke, pediatrician, and Dr. Esther Krych, pediatrician, discuss raising a child with a chronic medical condition during an #AsktheMayoMom Facebook Live session. 

Learn more about:

  • Growth
  • Development
  • Other general pediatric questions

StrollinColonMarch 1, 2017 Live Tour of the Strollin' Colon

Dr. David A. Etzioni, a colorectal surgeon at Mayo Clinic in Arizona leads a tour through the life-size colon exhibit and answers questions about colorectal cancer.

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Close up of child hands holding red heart shapeFebruary 23, 2017 #AsktheMayoMom about Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Heart Transplants

Dr. Angela Mattke and Dr. Johnathan Johnson discuss pediatric heart disease in a Facebook Live Q&A.

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Jan StepanekFebruary 9, 2017 Mayo Clinic High-Altitude and Harsh Environment Medical Clinic Tour and Q&A

Dr. Jan Stepanek, Chair, Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine discusses high-altitude preparation.

Learn more about:

  • Causes and symptoms of altitude sickness
  • Preacclimatization
  • Ways to prevent or treat high-altitude health problems

Aneurysms IllustrationFebruary 8, 2017 #MayoClinicNeuroChat about Brain Aneurysms

Dr. W. David Freeman, neurologist, and Dr. Rabih Tawk, endovascular neurosurgeon, host a Facebook Live on brain aneurysms.

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Brain TumorFebruary 3, 2017 #MayoClinicNeuroChat about Brain Tumors 

Dr. Bernard Bendok, neurosurgeon, and Dr. Sujay Vora, radiation oncologist, discuss brain tumors.

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Sports MedicineFebruary 2-3, 2017 Hip and Knee Pain + Men's Health Live from Phoenix Open

Mayo Clinic experts discuss men's health and sports medicine live from the Waste Management Phoenix  Open.

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Stethoscope and a sketch of a heartFebruary 2, 2017 Heart Disease and How to Prevent It

Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, cardiologist, discusses heart disease and how to prevent it.

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February 2, 2017 #AsktheMayoMom about Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS)HLHS medical illustration

Dr. Angela Mattke, pediatrician, and Dr. Timothy Nelson, pediatric cardiologist, discuss hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) during an #AsktheMayoMom Facebook Live session.

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January 26, 2017 Cervical Cancer 101Cervical Cancer

Beatriz Stamps, M.D., a gynecologist at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, discusses cervical cancer.

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January 19, 2017 New Year's Resolution Challenge: Get in ShapeSara Filmalter, M.D.

Dr. Sara Filmalter, Sports Medicine, discusses healthy ways to start and maintain your New Year’s Resolution to get in shape. Dr. Filmalter will provide expert tips and advice on:

  • Setting achievable goals
  • Protecting your joints
  • Understanding the FITT Principle

Teenager with a cast on his armJanuary 19, 2017 #AsktheMayoMom about Pediatric Sports Medicine

Dr. Angela Mattke and Dr. Todd Milbrandt, pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, discuss scoliosis and pediatric sports medicine in an #AsktheMayoMom Facebook Live session.

Runners: Lower Extremity InjuriesJanuary 17, 2017 Runners: Lower Extremity Injuries and How To Prevent Them  

Dr. Dusty Marie Narducci, Sports Medicine Fellow, discusses lower extremity injuries in runners, including pathology, treatment, and prevention of each condition. Conditions discussed include:

January 13, 2017 New Year’s Resolution Challenge: Cultivate Mindfulness
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Maria Caselli, Yoga Instructor, discusses how you can live life to the fullest and enjoy a healthier lifestyle by reducing stress and increasing mindfulness in 2017.

This week, we challenged you to cultivate mindfulness through:

Collage of images related to health careJanuary 5, 2017 #AsktheMayoMom about Maternal Fetal Medicine Surgery

Dr. Angela Mattke and Dr. Rodrigo Ruano discuss maternal fetal medicine surgery and birth defects during an #AsktheMayoMom Facebook Live session.

Pituitary TumorsDecember 19, 2016 Pituitary Tumors

Dr. Curtiss Cook, Dr. Bernard Bendok, and Dr. Alyx Porter discuss pituitary gland tumors. Learn more about:

  • Normal function of pituitary gland
  • Types of pituitary tumors
  • Symptoms of a pituitary tumor
  • Treatment of pituitary tumor

Dr. Nick Wetjen with pediatric patientDecember 15, 2016 #AsktheMayoMom about Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery

Dr. Mattke and Dr. Wetjen host a video Q&A about pediatric epilepsy surgery:

  • possible treatments
  • types of epilepsy where surgery is used
  • intractable epilepsy

December 13, 2016 Endurance Running: Training your Mind & Body for Victory mindbody

Dr. Dusty Marie Narducci, Sports Medicine Fellow, discusses training for the demanding sport of endurance running. Learn more about:

  • mental health benefits
  • stretching
  • cross training

December 6, 2016 Diabetes: Cause, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment Dr. Bithika Thompson

Dr. Bithika Thompson and Marilyn Bailey, R.N. discuss diabetes. Learn more about:

November 22, 2016 Bone Fractures: Risk Factors, Prevention, and TreatmentDr. Michael Whitaker, Dr. Krupa Doshi

Dr. Michael Whitaker, Dr. Krupa Doshi and Patricia Mackey discuss bone fracture prevention. Learn more about:

 

November 18, 2016 Live Discussion on Family History cim_visual_identity-1024x932

It's important to have a conversation about your family's health history. What you learn about your relatives might save a life. Mayo Clinic certified genetic counselor Jessica Jackson gives a presentation with a virtual discussion regarding the importance of family history. 

November 17, 2016 #AsktheMayoMom about Pediatric Epilepsy

Dr. Angela Mattke and Dr. Elaine Wirrell, pediatric neurologist, host an #AsktheMayoMom session about pediatric epilepsy. Learn more about:

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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and the Surgical Treatment Apical Myectomy

Mayo Clinic is hosting an interactive webinar on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and surgical treatment with apical myectomy on Wednesday, November 2, 2016.  Steve R. Ommen, M.D., consultant in cardiovascular diseases, and Hartzell V. Schaff, M.D., consultant in cardiac surgery, will discuss the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy including the surgical treatment of apical myectomy.  A live question and answer session will follow the presentation.

November 15, 2016 nutrition-for-athletesNutrition for Athletes

Join us Tuesday, November 15 at 1:30 pm ET on Facebook Live with Erica Goldstein, RDN, LD/N, to learn about nutrition and hydration for athletes. Learn more about:

  • nutrition during endurance training
  • carbohydrate and protein
  • recovery feeding

Erica will answer questions live during the event. Sign up to receive email reminders. Post a question before and during the event.

November 11, 2016Dr. Peter Weisskopf Hearing Wellness: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Dr. Peter Weisskopf, Otolaryngologist, and Sarah Holbert discuss hearing wellness. Learn more about:

Dr. Weisskopf and Sarah answer questions live during the event.  

November 3, 2016 IBS and How We Can Help

mss_0001298578Dr. Kenneth DeVault, a gastroenterologist and chair of Internal Medicine, discussed Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and what researchers at Mayo Clinic are doing to better understand, diagnose, and treat the disease. Learn more about:

  • symptoms of IBS
  • tests for diagnosis
  • research studies

Dr. DeVault answers questions live during the event.

October 20, 2016 #AsktheMayoMom about Pediatric Congenital Heart Defects

Dr. Angela Mattke and Dr. Joseph Dearani cardiac surgeon and chair of Cardiac Surgery, for an #AsktheMayoMom talk about pediatric congenital heart disorders. Learn more about:

Dr. Raman MahabirOctober 19, 2016 Breast Reconstruction after Cancer: Risks, Results and Coverage

Dr. Raman Mahabir, Plastic Surgeon, talks about breast reconstruction after breast cancer. Learn more about:

  • Breast reconstruction insurance coverage
  • Types of reconstruction and implants
  • Risks and typical results of breast reconstruction

Dr. Mahabir answers questions live during the event.

October 14, 2016Dr. Roberto Patron Zika Virus FAQS  

Dr. Roberto Patron, Infectious Disease Expert, discusses the Zika Virus. Learn more about:

 

heartdiseaseOctober 8, 2016 Patient Views on the Burden of Cardiovascular Illness

WomenHeart patient volunteers talk about the “work of being a patient” and how providers can help them reduce their burden of illness. This patient panel is part of Heart Disease in Women: A New Era of Understanding, Recognition, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment 2016; and WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic. Moderated Dr. Farris Timimi, cardiologist at Mayo Clinic. Learn more about:

  • Patient perspectives on the burdens of illness and treatment
  • Minimally disruptive medicine: What is it? How can it empower patients?
  • Strategies to improve patient-provider dialogue

October 5, 2016Dr. Victor Pizzitola Your Guide to Selecting the Right Mammogram

Dr. Victor Pizzitola and the breast imaging team host a live tour of Mayo Clinic's breast cancer imaging center and discussion on breast cancer screening options. Learn more about:

  • The difference between 2D and 3D mammograms
  • When to upgrade to a Contrast Enhanced Mammogram
  • Dense breast tissue and how it impacts a screening
  • Molecular breast imaging

michaelwomackOctober 5, 2016 What to expect when you're expecting a liver transplant

Michael Womack, LCSW, liver transplant social worker, walks viewers through their first liver transplant evaluation at Mayo Clinic, providing insight on what to expect, what you should bring with you, what you don't need, and other helpful tips. Michael will answer questions live during the event. Sign up to receive email reminders. Post a question before and during the event.  

Kati Walker and Nancy ShaverSeptember 30, 2016 Living Kidney Donor and Recipient Share Their Remarkable Story

When Kati Walker's children came home alarmed that their school principal needed a kidney transplant, Kati jumped in to help. After finding out she was a match, Kati decided to donate her spare kidney to Nancy Shaver. Now, the pair share more than a kidney, they share a deep friendship. Learn more about what it takes to donate a kidney and save a life.

September 28, 2016Erik Castle, M.D. Urologist Erik Castle, M.D., Talks Prostate Cancer

Dr. Erik Castle hosts a live discussion on prostate cancer. Learn more about:

September 26, 2016 My Child has a Concussion. What Next?Dr. Jamie Bogle and Dr. Jennifer Wethe

Dr. Jamie Bogle and Dr. Jennifer Wethe explain important first steps every parent and caretaker should take immediately following their child's concussion. Learn more about:

September 22, 2016 #AsktheMayoMom about Pediatric Urology

Dr. Angela Mattke, Dr. Candace Granberg, and Dr. Patricio Gargollo talk about pediatric urology. Learn more about:

September 22, 2016 Opioid Epidemic Chat with Dr. W. Michael Hooten

Dr. W. Michael Hooten, an anesthesiologist and pain management expert at Mayo Clinic, talks about the Opioid Epidemic that public health experts call a serious public health issue.

September 9, 2016 Knee Injuries – Dr. Chhabra Sports Medicine AZPrevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Dr. Anikar Chhabra, Orthopedic Surgeon at Mayo Clinic Arizona and ASU Sun Devil Athletics Chief Orthopedic Consultant explains knee injuries. Learn more about:

  • Types of knee injuries: chronic and acute
  • How to diagnose and treat each type of injury
  • Rehab and exercises to prevent knee injuries

Dr. Mark Bartlett, pediatric gastroenterologist and Dr. Angela Mattke, pediatricianAugust 18, 2016 #AsktheMayoMom about Pediatric Gastroenterology

Dr. Angela Mattke, pediatrician at Mayo Clinic Children's Center, talks with Dr. Mark Bartlett, pediatric gastroenterologist, about pediatric gastroenterology issues. Learn more about:

  • Constipation: What is the most common cause of abdominal pain in children? What is it? How can we treat it?
  • Diarrhea: What are the common causes?

July 21, 2016 Dr. Hewitt and Dr. Sas#AsktheMayoMom about Kidneys and Kidney Stones

Angela Mattke, M.D., pediatrician in the Mayo Clinic Children's Center talks with Dr. David Sas, pediatric nephrologist at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Learn more about:

  • What are the kidneys and what functions do they preform?
  • What are kidney stones and why are they a problem? What are symptoms? How do you treat them?
  • How can you tell when your child has a urinary tract infection?
  • What are some reasons that children's kidneys stop functioning (kidney failure)? What is dialysis and is it different in children than adults?
  • What is dysfunctional voiding? How do you treat it?

July 22, 2016 Richard and Janice Oppelt and Dr CesarPatient & Doctor Chat 15 years Post Lung Transplant

Cesar Keller, M.D., a transplant physician at Mayo Clinic in Florida, talks with Richard Oppelt, the first patient to receive a lung transplant at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus and his wife and caregive, Janice Oppelt. Mr. Oppelt, who suffered from silicosis, received his transplant on June 7, 2001, and has since walked two daughters down the aisle, blown out numerous birthday candles, and helped other transplant patients through the recovery process.

June 20, 2016 Dr Mahabir and Dr HewittLiving Liver Donation - How It Works

Dr. Raman Mahabir, Plastic Surgeon, and Dr. Winston Hewitt, Transplant Surgeon, at Mayo Clinic in Arizona talk about living liver donation and how it works. Learn more about:

  • Living liver donations: How does it work? Who should consider it?
  • The transplantation program at Mayo Clinic
  • Mayo Clinic’s unique approach to transplant

June2016 AsktheMayoMomENTJune 16, 2016 #AskTheMayoMom about Pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT)

This month's #AskTheMayoMom on Facebook Live is all about pediatrics otolaryngology (ENT)Angela Mattke, M.D., pediatrician in the Mayo Clinic Children's Center, and Karthik Balakrishnan, M.D., M. P. H., pediatrician, discuss:

May 26, 2016 DrBrott-CREST2 (1)Let’s talk stroke prevention

Thomas G. Brott, M.D. a neurologist and clinical researcher at Mayo Clinic in Florida hosts a Video Q&A about stroke:

  • awareness
  • risk factors
  • treatment options
  • prevention

He also talks about a new study CREST-2 and answered questions during the Q&A.

Askthemayomom May19May 19, 2016 #AskTheMayoMom about Scoliosis and Pediatric Orthopedics

Angela Mattke, M.D., pediatrician at Mayo Clinic Children's Center, and Noelle Larson, M.D., pediatric orthopedic surgeon, answer questions about scoliosis and pediatric orthopedics, like:

 

 

Hockey player preforming stick drillsComprehensive Training: What Hockey Players Should Know

Mayo Clinic hosted an interactive webinar on comprehensive training for hockey players on Thursday, March 31, 2016. Experts at Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine discussed the benefits of combining hockey skills, performance training, proper nutrition and injury prevention to maximize athlete’s potential. A live question and answer session followed the presentation. You can watch a recording of the webinar now.

Blood and Bone Marrow Diagram - Functions of Different Cells

Stem Cells and Growth Factors for Osteoarthritis: Hope or Hype

Mayo Clinic hosted an interactive webinar on Stem Cells and Growth Factors on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Medical Director for Sports Medicine – Minneapolis, and Team Physician for the Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx, Jonathan Finnoff, D.O., and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation expert physician, Jacob Sellon, M.D., discussed the hope and hype around a newly emerging, exciting, and game changing area of medicine that harnesses the body’s natural healing abilities. A live question and answer session followed the presentation. You can watch a recording of the webinar now.

Blood and Bone Marrow Diagram - Functions of Different Cells

Bone Marrow Failure and Bone Marrow Transplantation

Mayo Clinic hosted an interactive webinar on bone marrow failure and bone marrow transplantation on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016. Shakila Khan, M.D., Chair of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Director of the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Program, Vilmarie Rodriguez, M.D., Associate Director of the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Program, and Mrinal Patnaik, M.B.B.S., Assistant Professor of Medicine and Oncology, discussed bone marrow failure symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, including bone marrow transplantation. A live question and answer session followed the presentation. You can watch a recording of the webinar now.

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5 Ways to Decrease Stress During the Holidays

Recorded November 17th, 2015.  Mayo Clinic hosted an interactive webinar on obtaining greater fulfillment and less-stress during the holiday season.  Brooke Werneburg and Jamie Friend, Resiliency Specialists and Certified Wellness Coaches at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, discussed the practice of gratitude and how it can influence your mindset, increase feelings of connectedness and alter your expectations.  Give yourself the gift of a new perspective on stress management this holiday season.  A live question and answer session followed the presentation. 

Cholangiocarcinoma Cancer showing liver and gallbladder

Adult Epilepsy: Common Clinical Issues and New Therapies

Recored November 2, 2015.  Mayo Clinic neurologists Jeffrey Britton, MD, Gregory Cascino, MD, Jerry Shih, MD, and Joseph Sirven, MD, discussed a variety of adult epilepsy topics including: Seizure medications: when to start and when can they be stopped. Maximizing safety for patients with epilepsy. Indications for admission to epilepsy monitoring unit. New surgical therapies such as laser thermoablation A question and answer session followed the presentation.

Cholangiocarcinoma Cancer showing liver and gallbladder

Marfan Syndrome:  Challenges in Diagnosing and Treating:

Recorded Oct. 22 2015, Mayo Clinic hosted an interactive webinar on Marfan syndrome. Marfan and Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Clinic directors Juan M. Bowen, M.D., internist and consultant in cardiovascular diseases, and Alberto Pochettino, M.D., cardiovascular surgeon, discussed Marfan syndrome symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, including optimal timing for thoracic aorta repair.  A live question and answer session followed the presentation.  

Cholangiocarcinoma Cancer showing liver and gallbladder

Interstitial Lung Disease and Lung Transplant: What Patients Need to Know

Recorded, Sept. 30 2015.  Mayo Clinic hosted an interactive webinar on interstitial lung disease. Cassie Kennedy, M.D., Transplant Pulmonologist, and Teng Moua, M.D., Interstitial Lung Disease Clinic Director, discussed interstitial lung disease symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, including lung transplantation. A live question and answer session followed the presentation. 

Two womenWeight Loss: 5 Behavioral Strategies for Success

Recorded Tuesday, Aug, 18th, 2015. Matthew M. Clark, Ph.D., Clinical Health Psychologist and Professor of Psychology, and Brooke L. Werneburg, Resiliency Specialist at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, discussed how to break the cycle of weight loss and regain, tips to prevent relapse, how to overcome your obstacles, implement a motivation plan--a key component for healthy weight loss and maintenance. A live question and answer session followed the presentation.

Two womenAdult Brain Tumors: From Diagnosis to Recovery

Recorded August 13th 2015.  Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon Ian Parney, MD, PhD, and neurologist Alyx Porter, MD,  gave an overview of the diagnosis, management, treatment and recovery associated with adult brain tumors. Topics included management and treatment options, such as surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and clinical trials, as well as recovery and quality of life. A question and answer session followed the presentation.

 

Cholangiocarcinoma Cancer showing liver and gallbladderWhat Patients Need to Know About Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma and Liver Transplant

Recorded Aug. 11 Mayo Clinic will hosted an interactive webinar on hilar cholangiocarcinoma (cancer of the bile ducts). Julie Heimbach, MD, Liver Transplant Program Surgical Director, and Sumera Rizvi, MBBS, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellow, discussed hilar cholangiocarcinoma symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options, including liver transplantation. A live question and answer session followed the presentation.

 

Martha Grogan M.D. and patientAmyloidosis – What Patients Need to Know.

Recorded on June 4.  During this webinar hosted by Mayo Clinic, cardiologist Martha Grogan, MD, and hematologist Prashant Kapoor, MD, discussed an overview of amyloidosis, including tests and evaluations, treatment options and how to manage your symptoms. A live question and answer session followed the presentation.

 

KidneyTreatment of Pediatric Brain Tumors: Low Grade Gliomas

This webinar was recorded on May 28th,  featured Mayo Clinic Pediatric Neurosurgeon, David Daniels, MD and Mayo Clinic Pediatric Neurologist, Gesina Keating, MD. Both physicians gave an overview and discussed diagnosis and treatment options including: observation, surgery and chemotherapy. Follow-up care for children with low grade gliomas were also discussed including: Pilocytic Astrocytomas, Gangliogliomas, DNETs and other low grade brain tumors. A question and answer session followed the presentation.

 

Normal ovary VS ovary with developing cancerInteractive Webinar: What Women Need to Know about Ovarian Cancer

Recorded on Tuesday May 12th, 2015. Mayo Clinic experts discuss the signs and symptoms women should be aware of for detection of ovarian cancer, understanding treatment options,  family history and genetic counseling in preventing ovarian cancer. A live question and answer session follow ed the presentation.

 

KidneyInfertility: not just a female condition

Recorded May 7th, 2015.  Mayo Clinic urologist and male fertility specialist Landon Trost, M.D., discusses how often a male factor is present, what it means for overall male health, health of a future child, the impact of aging, review initial steps performed to evaluate for male fertility and treatment options. After his presentation, Dr. Trost answers questions.

 

KidneyLiving-Donor Kidney Transplant for Patients and Donors

Recorded on April 14th, 2015. Mayo experts explained the advantages of living donor transplantation, preemptive kidney transplantation, paired donation and donor chains, the kidney transplant operation for donors and patients, how potential donors can be screened, and what patients can do to be in the best possible condition for surgery. Dr. Fischer discussed his experience as a donor. After the presentation, the doctors answered questions.

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Congenital heart disease: what patients need to know.Colon Cancer Webinar: Screening and Prevention

Recorded March 25th, 2015. . Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, Paul J. Limburg, M.D. will discusses the latest information on colon cancer prevention and screening methods.  A live question and answer session will follow his presentation.

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Dr. Robert Brown talking to a patientStroke: Prevention & Diagnosis and Surgical & Non-surgical Treatment Options

This webinar was recorded on March 4, 2015.  Dr. Robert Brown will be discussing the Prevention and Diagnosis of Stroke and Dr. Giuseppe Lanzino will discuss the Surgical and Non-surgical Treatment Options for Stroke. Both physicians will answer questions after their presentations. Speakers include: Mayo Clinic physicians: Dr. Robert Brown, Jr., Neurology and Dr. Giuseppe Lanzino, Neurosurgery.

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Congenital heart disease: what patients need to know.Congenital Heart Disease – What Patients Need to Know

This webinar was recorded Feb 13th 2015.  Drs. Joseph Dearani and Carole Warnes provide an overview of congenital heart disease, including transition of care into adulthood, pregnancy, surgical risks, valve repair or replacement, innovation, and lifelong follow-up. A question and answer period follow the presentation.

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Congenital heart disease: what patients need to know."Fatty Liver Disease" and "Liver Transplantation": For Adults and Children

Description: This interactive webinar will include a brief review on the frequency and diagnosis of fatty liver disease. There will also be discussion on the management of fatty liver disease in both adults and children. Liver transplantation as a treatment for advanced disease and cirrhosis. Speakers include: Mayo Clinic physicians: Dr. Kymberly Watt, Dr. Julie Heimbach and Dr. Samar Ibrahim.

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Dr. Robert Brown talking to a patientPediatric Epilepsy Treatment Options

Welcome to our webinar on pediatric epilepsy. We’re happy that you have chosen to participate. This webinar will help you understand pediatric epilepsy treatment options discussed by our Mayo Clinic experts.

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