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Fighting Pancreatic Cancer: One Family’s Journey

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It is estimated that 40,560 people will die from Pancreatic Cancer this year. Thanks to the tireless work of UW Medicine’s Dr. Terri Brentnall, that number will not include an extended family she’s been studying over the last 20 years. This week on the show meet Dr. Brentnall and find out how she was able to break this family’s curse and how that work will affect outcomes for generations plagued with this disease.

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Turning the Tide on Diabetes

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1 in 3 Americans has diabetes or is on the verge of getting this chronic and life changing disease. In this episode of UW Medicine Pulse, we focus on the different types of diabetes, what can be done to slow its progression and on the interconnected relationship between diabetes and mental health.

Can lifestyle choices we make today help slow the progression of pre-diabetes? Are there ways to get involved to help researchers learn more and hopefully one day find a cure? Learn the answers to these questions and much more.
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