How type 2 diabetes develops
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How type 2 diabetes develops

This animation will show how type 2 diabetes develops. Click the navigation arrows below the animation screen to play, pause, rewind or fast-forward the animation. This animation contains sound. Diabetes is a condition where your body is unable to regulate the amount of sugar (or glucose) in your blood properly. Glucose is absorbed from food […]

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Preventing coronary heart disease
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Preventing coronary heart disease

Hello. Paul Zollinger Read. I’m the Chief Medical Officer at Bupa and I want to talk to you today about heart disease. Specifically, how to prevent heart disease. Now, your heart is a muscle. And just like any other muscle it needs a supply of oxygen rich blood to work properly. It receives its own […]

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Lucentis effective for proliferative diabetic retinopathy
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Lucentis effective for proliferative diabetic retinopathy

The National Eye Institute is very pleased today to announce new clinical trial results that will benefit people at risk of vision loss from diabetic retinopathy. The trial demonstrates that injections of the drug Lucentis are effective in treating proliferative diabetic retinopathy, or PDR. I think this study will have a major impact on the […]

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Ginger in diabetes
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Ginger in diabetes

Hey Dr. Joe Feuerstein with the MD minute. Thanks for tuning in. Today I want to talk about a study on the well known herb, ginger. This is something that’s been used for medicinal purposes in both ayurvedic which is Indian and Asian Chinese medicine for thousands of years and is seen to be a […]

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Jardiance For Type 2 Diabetes in Adults – Overview
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Jardiance For Type 2 Diabetes in Adults – Overview

Jardiance is a prescription medication used to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. Jardiance is a sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors. These work by stopping the reabsorption of glucose by the kidney, increasing glucose excretion from the body, and lowering blood sugar levels. This medication comes in tablet form and is taken once daily, in the […]

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Preventing Diabetes Binge Eating
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Preventing Diabetes Binge Eating

Today’s blog is going to be on low blood sugar and binging. At the point you feel like you are starving will eat just about anything regardless of the consequence. One of my more memorable binges was a few years ago right before bed. I ended up eating myself out of house and home. It […]

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