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At the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists (ADCES) 2023 annual meeting, Clipper Young, PharmD, MPH, clinical pharmacist and associate professor at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, led a presentation where he described the impact of the community-focused program among those in senior housing facilities through clinical guideline-driven, chronic-disease-management recommendations and education.
In 1942 Mare Island nurse Alice Darrow found the love of her life. The only problem was that love of her life had a bullet from a Japanese machine gun lodged in his heart. On Wednesday, the 104-year-old Darrow made the trip from her Danville home to walk down memory lane by revisiting spots on Mare Island in Vallejo where she first met her love — Dean Darrow.
Before joining Kaiser Permanente, Hiserote served as chair of primary care at Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine in Vallejo. In that role, she was responsible for the oversight of all four years of osteopathic medical training and the Touro University Medical Center, according to her Kaiser biography.
Patton’s love of science and desire to help others led her to her medical career. She received her medical education from Touro University California in Vallejo, where she graduated with honors. She earned a master of science in physician assistant studies and a master of public health.
Given the current evidence for psychedelic “microdosing,” the risks may outweigh the benefits for many people. This is because there is compelling theoretical evidence to suggest prolonged and repeated microdosing may cause valvular heart disease (VHD), and only weak survey evidence that it provides the benefits microdosers typically seek, such as enhanced cognition, or relief from depression and anxiety.
As a teenager in the 1990s, Kelan Thomas started reading Aldous Huxley. The novelist is credited with helping to coin the term “psychedelic,” and his books and essays asked big questions about mysticism, dystopia, and perception. Thomas went on to study pharmacogenetics, a field that investigates how genetics influence drug response. He’s now an associate professor of pharmacy sciences at Touro University in Vallejo, California.
Dr. Jay Shubrook, professor of the Primary Care Department at Touro University, California, noted that all GLP-1 drugs, as pharmacological agents, can have side effects.
“The collection of interstitial fluid through microneedles provides ample diagnostic potential, including the assessment of immune response,” says Dr Kevin Ita, professor of Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery at Touro University California.
These drugs “consistently show VHD in about 25 percent of those exposed, which is an outrageously high incidence rate for a potentially irreversible valvular heart disease that may require surgery or cause death compared to other drugs with long-term adverse effects,” said Thomas, who also is an associate professor in pharmacy at Touro University California.
"Weight loss is the treatment; you negotiate with your patients the method,' said Jay Shubrook, DO, who specializes in metabolic disorders at Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine in Vallejo.