For Paul Wischmeyer, Patient Advocacy Is Personal
Paul Wischmeyer, MD, has had 27 surgeries in his life. He attributes his amazing recovery from a surgery in late 2022 to the expertise and care of his Duke Health team as well as applying precision nutrition and prescribed exercise, something that is the topic of his own research.
Pain Management Gets the Green Light
New research from Padma Gulur, MD, a professor of anesthesiolgy at Duke University Medical Center bolstered a bright idea about pain management: green light exposure that may help the 20% of adults who have chronic pain.
Listening in on the Conversations of Fat Cells
Rana Gupta, PhD, a professor of medicine and Duke Science and Technology Scholar, says fat is more than an energy bank: it’s “a very talkative, chatty tissue,” and what it says can tell us a lot about how fat affects heart disease, diabetes and overall health.
The Kids Are Not Alright: NC-PAL expands access to pediatric mental health services
NC-PAL is a free provider-to-provider consultation line and education program available to all clinicians across the state for questions about behavioral health or psychiatric medication management for their pediatric and perinatal patients. Nicole Heilbron and Gary Maslow are leads of the program, part of the statewide effort to address the youth mental health crisis.
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