Upstate dietitian Terry Podolak, RD, introduces ‘Healthy Eats’, a new segment focusing on nutrition and ‘mindful eating’. In this edition, Podolak shares one of her favorite books, “The Jungle Effect” by Daphne Miller, MD, and explains how it can help you eat right and improve your health and mood. The book suggests moving away from the standard American diet, and to look at ancestral recipes and traditions. Read more: The Center for Mindful Eating (TCME).
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Terry Podolak, RD, registered dietitian at Upstate University Hospital, describes the concept of ‘mindful eating’ – an awareness of hunger and fullness, eating triggers, how to recognizing the difference between physical and non-physical hungers and how to cope in a healthy way. Read more about:The Center for Mindful Eating (TCME)
Mantosh Dewan, MD, distinguished service professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Upstate, is joined by Christopher Morley, PhD, associate professor of family medicine, public health, and psychiatry, and vice-chair for research in the Department of Family Medicine, will help us understand the genetics of psychiatric illnesses like schizophrenia. Upstate is involved in the largest-ever case-control study of schizophrenia, and is actively seeking to recruit about 200 more healthy/unaffected subjects in the next few months. For more information, call 315-464-6943 or email email@example.com.
A more precise technique to determine non-reimbursed costs of preauthorizations – also referred to as prior authorizations – to physician practices has been used in a study by researchers from the Department of Family Medicine at Upstate Medical University. Christopher Morley, PhD, vice-chair for research in Family Medicine, will join us to talk about their findings.
In celebration of Child Life Awareness Month, we are joined by Margaret Nellis, manager of the Child Life Program at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital. She reveals an exciting new ‘virtual indoor playground’ that allows children a distraction from being in the hospital, called ‘Eye Play’ – a floor projection system with motion-activated games like hockey, soccer, ball pit, bubbles and playing the piano for single or multiple players. The Child Life Program helps young patients cope with their fears and anxieties by offering pre-operative sessions and therapeutic activities that are tailored to meet their social, emotional, and developmental needs.
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