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Samoa Diabetes Epidemic: Part 4

The Pacific Islands…lush…idyllic, populated by strong seafaring people living off fresh fruit, fish, taro, and coconuts. But today 9 of the top 10 countries for type 2 diabetes are in the Pacific. Here in Samoa 1 in 4 adults are thought to have the disease. It is now the main cause of death and disability. […]

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Diabetes Epidemic: Part 5 Finale
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Diabetes Epidemic: Part 5 Finale

How people get to have diabetes or how so many New Zealanders now have type two diabetes is not an individual problem. Unhealthy diets and obesity are now our biggest risk for disease in this country. And they’re driving obesity upwards and that’s going to be our biggest health problem now and into the future. […]

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Lingering Headaches Postconcussion
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Lingering Headaches Postconcussion

scenario 3 Weeks Post-Concussion a Child Comes Into Your office complaining of a Lingering Headache she is still unable to participate in normal activities Headaches sometimes do Carry on our other Symptoms as well Some of the more common Lingering Symptoms are often Concentration Attention or Sleep difficulties I Think that Pediatricians can Usually reassure […]

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Chronic Migraine – Not Just Another Headache
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Chronic Migraine – Not Just Another Headache

Hello and welcome to the program. I’m your host Neal Howard here on Health Professional Radio. You know, everyone gets a headache from time to time whether it’s a tension headache or the most disabling of all that ‘Migraine’. But when you get frequent migraines every month, you may actually have a neurological condition called […]

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Type 1 diabetes: Sam’s story
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Type 1 diabetes: Sam’s story

My name’s Sam Williamson. I’m 22 years old. I’ve just graduated from university last June. I have been diabetic since the age of 11, and I am insulin-dependent. I currently take injections five times a day. I was diagnosed when my Mum read something about the symptoms and signs of diabetes in a magazine, and […]

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Symptoms and Complications of Hypertension with Farzana Khan, MD
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Symptoms and Complications of Hypertension with Farzana Khan, MD

(dramatic music) – [Narrator] Health Break is brought to you by Capital Regional Medical Center, the regions fastest ER wait times. – Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects one in four Americans, and if elevated enough, requires immediate treatment. Doctor Farzana Khan describes the symptoms of a hypertensive emergency. – Headache, severe headache, chest pain, […]

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