Endocrine

UCLA’s new Endocrine Center marks an innovative step forward for both our patients and our staff. Known as an integrated-practice unit, the center allows patients to receive all their related care in one location. “Instead of going to radiology for an X-ray, [...]
By uclahealth • May 24, 2016
https://youtu.be/u4A_nDs4_JM   For more than two decades, bisphosphonates, better known via television ads as Fosamax and Boniva, have been the go-to prescription drug for people with osteoporosis. The drugs are supposed to strengthen bone and reduce fracture risk in people post-50. But for one leading cause of [...]
By uclahealth • April 22, 2016

All these years I just thought I had high blood pressure. I never knew what was going on,” says Gloria Beauregard. Dr. Masha

By uclahealth • December 11, 2015
Thyroid cancer radiation treatment comes in the form of a pill. You go into the radiation unit at the hospital, and someone who looks like they’re in a hazmat suit comes into the room, takes these tongs and hands you a pill,” says 33-­year-­old Lauren Shapiro, who discovered she had [...]
By uclahealth • December 11, 2015

If you have a parent or sibling with diabetes, you’re more likely to develop the disease because there’s a relationship between certain genes and the development of diabetes. But your likelihood of inheriting diabetes depends in part on the type of diabetes in your family’s health history.

The good news [...]

By uclahealth • September 1, 2010