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UCLA conducts research for a wide range of medical disorders and offers patients opportunities to participate in research and clinical trials. See a list of the current research and trial opportunities.

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UCLA Health and its community partners offer a number of support groups, available in person and by telephone, designed to support and inform patients, families and caregivers coping with a variety of diagnoses. See a list of current support groups.

February 2019

Kidney Disease: What You Should Know

Sun, Feb 24, 2019
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Conference Center at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th Street, Santa Monica. 90404
UCLA nephrologists Anjay Rastogi, MD, PhD, Niloofar Nobakht, MD and Mohammad Kamgar, MD, conduct free educational programs about kidney health, high blood pressure and kidney-disease management.  Interactive sessions include free blood pressure tests and educational resources.
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Living with Type 2 Diabetes - Santa Monica

Mon, Feb 25, 2019
8:30am to 5:00pm

Santa Monica Specialty Care 2020 Santa Monica Blvd Conference Room, 2nd Floor
This ADA-certified self-care class will help you gain important skills, knowledge and confidence to successfully manage your diabetes. A physician referral is required. Covered by most medical insurance policies.
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Integrative Medicine Class - Santa Monica

Tue, Feb 26, 2019
10:00am to 12:00pm

Santa Monica Specialty Care 2020 Santa Monica Blvd Conference Room, 2nd Floor
This class will teach patients integrative approaches to manage diabetes, including gentle yoga, mindfulness, guidance on the judicious use of supplements and nutrition counseling.
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Osteopenia: Importance of Diagnosis

Tue, Feb 26, 2019
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Auditorium at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica - 1250 16th Street, Santa Monica. 90404
Pauline Limchaiyawat, MD, MS, UCLA endocrinologist, will discuss the symptoms of osteopenia, treatments to combat the disease and strategies to prevent osteoporosis.
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Advance Health Care Planning

Wed, Feb 27, 2019
1:00pm to 2:30pm

OASIS Baldwin Hills - 4005 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles (Inside Macy's, 3rd floor)
Learn how to communicate your health care wishes to your family and friends, appoint someone as your surrogate decision maker, and review health care decision-making documents.
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Walk with a Doc

Sat, Feb 2, 2019
8:00am to 9:00am

UCLA Health@ The Village at Westfield Topanga, 6344 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Suite 2040 (meet at the koi pond)
Walk at your own pace and chata with local UCLA Health physicians and others from the community. Learn more about the Walk with a Doc program in your area.

Is Your Food Gluten-Free?

Sat, Feb 2, 2019
10:00am to 11:30am

Auditorium at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica - 1250 16th Street, Santa Monica, 90404
Janelle Smith, RD, UCLA dietitian, will discuss the latest information you need to know to follow a safe and healthy gluten-free diet.

Integrative Medicine Class - Santa Monica

Tue, Feb 5, 2019
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Santa Monica Specialty Care 2020 Santa Monica Blvd Conference Room, 2nd Floor
This class will teach patients integrative approaches to manage diabetes, including gentle yoga, mindfulness, guidance on the judicious use of supplements and nutrition counseling.

Facial Rejuvenation

Thu, Feb 7, 2019
6:00pm to 7:30pm

200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 206
UCLA Plastic Surgeon Andrew Vardanian, MD will discuss the surgical and non-surgical options for facial rejuvenation, including botox, fillers, chemical peels, and laser skin resurfacing.

Tech Help for U

Sat, Feb 9, 2019
9:00am to 12:00pm

Conference Room 3, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica - 1250 16th Street, Santa Monica. 90404
UCLA undergraduate students offer free one-on-one coaching (30 to 45 minute sessions) to UCLA Health 50-Plus members about electronic devices.  Bring your fully charged smartphone, tablet, laptop or e-reader to have your questions answered.  By appointment only.

Walk with a Doc

Sun, Feb 10, 2019
9:00am to 10:00am

Lake Balboa, 6300 Balboa Blvd, Van Nuys, 91406 (meet at the Southwest portion of the lake, near parking lot entrance)
Walk at your own pace and chat with local UCLA Health physicians and others form the community. Learn more about the Walk with a Doc program in your area.

Living with Type 2 Diabetes - Porter Ranch

Mon, Feb 11, 2019
8:00am to 5:00pm

UCLA Health Porter Ranch 19950 Rinaldi St, Ste. 300
This ADA-certified self-care class will help you gain important skills, knowledge and confidence to successfully manage your diabetes. A physician referral is required. Covered by most medical insurance policies.

Living with Type 2 Diabetes - Santa Monica

Mon, Feb 11, 2019
8:30am to 5:00pm

Santa Monica Specialty Care 2020 Santa Monica Blvd Conference Room, 2nd Floor
This ADA-certified self-care class will help you gain important skills, knowledge and confidence to successfully manage your diabetes. A physician referral is required. Covered by most medical insurance policies.

Basic Diabetes Nutrition Group Class - Santa Monica

Tue, Feb 12, 2019
9:00am to 11:00am

2020 Santa Monica Blvd Conference Room 2nd Floor Santa Monica
This two-hour ADA-certified class will teach you how different foods affect your blood sugar and how to plan healthy meals. A physician referral is required. Covered by most medical insurance policies.

How Cancer Impacts Women

Tue, Feb 12, 2019
12:00pm to 1:30pm

El Caballero Country Club, 18300 Tarzana Dr, Tarzana
Sandy T. Liu, MD, UCLA oncologist, will discuss how cancer impacts women and what women should know about cancer treatments and breakthrough therapies.

Integrative Medicine Class - Santa Monica

Tue, Feb 12, 2019
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Santa Monica Specialty Care 2020 Santa Monica Blvd Conference Room, 2nd Floor
This class will teach patients integrative approaches to manage diabetes, including gentle yoga, mindfulness, guidance on the judicious use of supplements and nutrition counseling.

Metastases to the Brain

Tue, Feb 12, 2019
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Ronald Reagan Medical Center 757 Westwood Plaza, B130
Join UCLA neurosurgeon Won Kim, MD, for an overview about assessing and diagnosing brain metastases and advancements in the field helping to treat patients today.

Walk with a Doc

Wed, Feb 13, 2019
7:30am to 8:30am

UCLA Health Culver City - 6000 Sepulveda Blvd, Suite 2660 (inside Westfield Mall, 2nd level)
Walk at your own pace and chat with local UCLA Health physicians and others from the community. Learn more about the Walk with a Doc program in your area.

Play 4 Kay Breast Cancer Awareness Game

Fri, Feb 15, 2019
6:00pm to 11:45pm

UCLA Pauley Pavilion, 301 Westwood Plaza
UCLA Women’s Basketball hosts its 13th annual Play 4 Kay Breast Cancer Awareness game versus Stanford University. Funds raised at the event will support UCLA breast cancer research and services and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, established in honor of the former North Carolina State University women’s basketball coach, who

U Can Prevent Cancer

Tue, Feb 19, 2019
2:00pm to 3:30pm

Belmont Village - 15451 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks
Jarod Duvall, MD, UCLA internist, will discuss cancer screening options, lifestyle changes and other choices you can make to help prevent cancer.

Integrative Medicine Class - Santa Monica

Tue, Feb 19, 2019
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Santa Monica Specialty Care 2020 Santa Monica Blvd Conference Room, 2nd Floor
This class will teach patients integrative approaches to manage diabetes, including gentle yoga, mindfulness, guidance on the judicious use of supplements and nutrition counseling.

Heart Health: Body and Mind

Wed, Feb 20, 2019
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Santa Monica Family YMCA, 1332 6th Street, Santa Monica 90401
Staff from UCLA's Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program will present strategies to minimize your risk for heart disease, to help you stay fit and to manage stress.

Walk with a Doc

Thu, Feb 21, 2019
8:00am to 9:00am

UCLA Health - 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 2440 Los Angeles, 90067 (Inside Westfield Mall on the 2nd floor near Nordstrom)
Walk at your own pace and chat with local UCLA Health physicians and others from the community. Learn more about the Walk with a Doc program in your area.

Seniors and Sports Medicine

Thu, Feb 21, 2019
10:00am to 11:30am

Founders Hall, 100 Civic Ctr Way, Calabasas
Philip Cohen MD, UCLA sports medicine expert, discusses the many ways seniors can walk, swim, and exercise to stay in shape, as well as why sports medicine is important for seniors. Please visit the City of Calabasas website to register for the event.

Balance and Falls

Thu, Feb 21, 2019
1:30pm to 3:00pm

Torrance-South Bay Family YMCA, 2900 W. Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance
Amy S. Wang, MD, UCLA internist, will discuss common risk factors for falls and strategies to prevent falls and stay safe and steady as you age.

Basic Diabetes Nutrition Group Class - Redondo Beach

Thu, Feb 21, 2019
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Redondo Beach Primary & Specialty Care 514 N. Prospect Ave Ste. 103
This two-hour ADA-certified class will teach you how different foods affect your blood sugar and how to plan healthy meals. A physician referral is required. Covered by most medical insurance policies.

The Facelift

Thu, Feb 21, 2019
6:00pm to 7:30pm

200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 206
UCLA Plastic Surgeon Andrew Da Lio, MD will discuss the facelift as a surgical option for facial rejuvenation.