Diabetes and Kidney Disease

On-screen: Diabetes and Kidney Disease On-screen: Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney disease. On-screen: Were you aware of that? ANDRE: My doctor did inform me that diabetes can affect the kidneys. JENNIFER: I was not aware that diabetes was linked to kidney disease nor has my doctor told me about that. JIM: My doctor…

How to Detect Drusen – My Retinal Disease Checkup Process

The other thing that was a little bit disturbing was I have a druse, which is the singular for drusen. In other words, I’m starting some of that diabetic or age-related eye disease. So I just got back from the optometrist. For a doc that does prevention, I shouldn’t admit it it’s been like four…

Testing and Treatment for Kidney Disease

DR. RODGERS: Should you get tested for kidney disease? Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases at NIH. Early kidney disease usually has no symptoms, so you should get tested for kidney disease if you have any of these risk factors: diabetes, high blood pressure, heart…

Peripheral Artery Disease Warning Signs | El Camino Hospital

>>Perhaps one of the areas that El Camino Hospital has become best known for is treatment of peripheral arterial disease, and basically what that is, is blocked arteries in the legs. This is a problem that affects at least 20 million people in America. It starts to impact 5 to 10% of individuals 55 years…

NDEP – Healthy Eating with Diabetes

For people living with diabetes and for those trying to prevent Type 2 Diabetes healthy eating is important for controlling blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol. It’s also really critical for losing and maintaining a healthy weight. When you have diabetes, your family members can eat the same food that you’re eating and benefit from…

Why is Patient Design Essential in Healthcare? / Episode 6 – The Medical Futurist

hi, this is dr. Bertalan Meskó, The Medical Futurist, and in this episode I would like to talk about the only expression anyone dealing with digital health must know to understand the context around the changes in healthcare patient design. First, let me tell you about the powerful community that has formed out of diabetes…