Diabetes educator understands life with this disease

When I started, I was a volunteer at a local hospital where I’m from, and I really didn’t go up on the floor as much but one day I got to go up on the floor and pass water. And ever since then I just realized, oh my gosh, I really wanted to be up…

What are Root Causes of Cardiovascular Disease?

Hi I’m Dr. Mark Stengler from the Stengler Center for Integrative Medicine. And today I want to talk to you about the root causes of cardiovascular disease. Did you know that one in four people in America have a heart attack? Of course that’s related to cardiovascular disease. It’s the number one killer still in…

Halving Global Cardiovascular Disease Mortality

>>Good morning. My name is Samira Asma, and I’m with the Global Noncommunicable Disease Branch at CDC. And I’m very pleased to introduce Dr. Hamid Jafari, Acting Director for the Division of Global Health Protection, to welcome us all. [ Applause ]>>Thank you, Samira. A warm welcome to all of you. This is a —…

Healthy Diabetes Diet Tips

Healthy Diabetes Diet Tips Currently there is no cure for Diabetes, although researchers are making strides in the field every day. However, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes can be managed successfully by following a proper diet, getting regular exercise and, in some cases, using diabetes medication. Diabetes Diet Treatment of diabetes almost always begins…

Preventing heart disease in people with Type 2 diabetes

My name is Cher-Rin Chong, I’m a postdoctoral research fellow here at the University of Adelaide. My research interest is understanding how Type-2 diabetes affects the human heart. Type-2 diabetes affects 1.5 million Australians and their lifetime risk of developing heart disease is one in three. Ideally, I would like to find a way to…

Diabetes and Periodontal disease – The two way relationship!

Periodontitis refers to the inflammation of the supporting periodontal tissues surrounding the tooth. It is caused by specific groups of micro-organisms and results in progressive destruction of the periodontal fibres and the alveolar bone. Chronic periodontitis has a slow rate of progression and most commonly affects adults and sometimes even children and adolescents. Its relation…