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Welcome to UC Davis Medical Center. We’re a nationally recognized academic medical center offering primary care for all ages, specialty care in 150 fields, and the latest treatment options and expertise for the most complex health conditions. Some highlights about us:

  • Nationally ranked in multiple specialties
  • Rated Sacramento’s top hospital
  • Home of nationally ranked children’s hospital
  • One of “Most Wired” U.S. hospitals
  • Top honors for nursing excellence
  • Patient-centered primary care model

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Checkup on Health

Health tip: Inflammation and diabetes

inflammation and diabetesInflammation can be a friend to our body, protecting our health and promoting healing. It is the body’s way of responding to threats, such as stress, infection or toxins. However, if the body’s immune cells react too strongly, the inflammation can do damage to the body’s other cells and tissues, and cause chronic inflammation. Chronic inflammation can lead to a whole host of health problems including type 2 diabetes. Family medicine physician, Shivani Sharma, shares preventive diet and exercise habits to help combat harmful inflammation.  Learn more »