Ben

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Liam

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Will

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Logan Merriam

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Nick McLain

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Nick McLain

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Nick McLain

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Sean

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Richard Schmitz

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Corinna West

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Susan Nelsen

2

Does the ketogenic diet slow down the progression of brain cancer.

I have brain cancer and many people have brought up different diets to try to slow down the progression of brain cancer. Currently, the ketogenic diet is discussed a lot on brain tumor forums. I wonder if the sacrifice of following this diet is worth it.

-Susan Nelsen

Nick McLain

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Nick McLain

2


Nick McLain

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Nick McLain

2


Waqas

1


Sunjya Schweig

1


Raj Jagad

1


Leona

1


Patricia D.

1

Does HCG SQ & diet for weight loss work effectively to maintain muscle mass, reduce risk factors (metabolic syndrome, hypertension, & diabetes)?

There seems to be a lot of debate despite the limited HCG clinical trials currently or in the last 10 years, therefore a gap in evidence-based reseach prevails. Opinion should not inform practice, I've have used HCG SQ with positve results. This should strongly be considered as a alternative to bariatric surgery. Critical appraisal of the evidence & clinical trials should be supported!

-Patricia D.

Leona

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Kera

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Jess G

1

Can we prevent infant deaths from influenza (primary) and get better rates of parental influenza vaccination (secondary) by offering parents the vaccine during standard newborn visits?

New moms and dads need the annual influenza vaccine to protect their little one during their first flu seaseon and before they are old enough to get one themselves. Currently these are not offered through either the pediatricians office, or systematically at 6 week obgyn follow-up appointments. Mom has to go to a very public location (eg. grocery store) likely with vulnerable baby in tow (scary!) at a stage when I at least found it very difficult to find time to feed myself much less leave the house. I would definitely have gotten the vaccine earlier had it been available at regular appointments.

-Jess G

Arif Nazir

1

How can we engage patients to lead the teams caring for them in skilled nursing facilities?

More than 500,000 patients receive care in skilled nursing facilities after they discharge from the hospital. During this expensive stay there exists an amazing opportunity for patients to learn more about their disease and strategies to help them better deal with their problems. For example, a patient with Heart Failure could learn about their medicines, appropriate diet etc. Unfortunately, this opportunity is not being utilized and patients spend many days and weeks barely receiving 1-2 hours of therapy during their stay. We need effective strategies to engage patients more in their own care, to a point that they "run the show" so that at time of discharge to home they are better prepared to deal with their health issues.

-Arif Nazir

Sarah Lawrence

1

Why do some people not respond to surveys about their health and quality of life, and how can we make sure every patient's voice is heard in the research we do?

Previous research and experience tells us that certain groups of people are more likely than others to respond to surveys about their health and quality of life after healthcare interventions like surgery. The voices we do not hear leave a large gap in our knowledge about how well healthcare treatments work and what we can do to provide better healthcare. Researchers suspect that those who don’t respond to such surveys have more complicated problems, don’t have trust in the system, or have less time and fewer resources, but little is actually known about these people. My group wants to better understand why people don’t participate in these surveys and how we can make sure their voice is heard.

-Sarah Lawrence

Paul B. Arthur

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Sarah Lawrence

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wendy b.

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Arif Nazir

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wendy b.

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