September 2016

pregnant-bloodpressure-1col.jpgTreating hypertension in pregnancy: What’s the best way?

A GHRI study by Dr. Sascha Dublin uses data from pregnant women’s experiences to find out the risks and benefits of taking high blood pressure medicine.


David-Arterburn-ghri-at-desk-1col.jpgBariatric surgery keeps weight off in long term

Weight loss persisted for 10 years with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in Dr. David Arterburn’s large multisite study of veterans.

 


Coley_Y_Rebecca_1col.jpgBiostatistician Yates Coley returns to Seattle as new investigator

Dr. Yates Coley joins GHRI faculty to continue her work in precision medicine and statistical methods for electronic health records data.


Jennifer-Bobb-window-1col.jpgPreventing dementia: A long-term ACT idea goes mainstream

Last week, biostatistician Dr. Jennifer Bobb attended her second symposium for the 30-year Adult Changes in Thought study. Here’s a meeting summary.


Renz-screen-1col.jpgSustaining diabetes self-management programs: Community members speak

Ideas flowed at a conference on maintaining the benefits of a community health program, writes Anne Renz.


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The world seems unstable but are there some constants in health?

Dr. Eric B. Larson sees parallels between personal resilience and sustainable, quality health systems.


carol-cahill-MightyMashers-1col.jpgCarol Cahill of GHRI bicycles to honor husband and fund cancer research

A Kitsap County paper interviewed Carol about Tom’s Mighty Mashers, an Obliteride team in memory of her late husband, Tom Foley.


James-Ralston-smile-1col.jpgThe Weeds has health IT questions, we have answers

On a recent podcast from Vox, health policy commentators wondered why U.S. health IT isn’t better. Dr. James Ralston responds.

 

 

 

 


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