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A1C Test for Diabetes, Animation

A1C test is a blood test used to diagnose diabetes and monitor the progress of a treatment plan. The test result reflects the average blood sugar levels in the past 3 months. A1C is a type of glycated hemoglobin – a hemoglobin that is bound to glucose. Hemoglobin is the major protein of red blood […]

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Tech Knowledge Episode 3 – Liberation

hey everyone I’m Lorena and I just heard about a really cool life-changing health technology for people living with diabetes let’s check it out okay it’s might hurt a little bit but give it a try oh I’m just kidding but that really didn’t feel good why are we even doing this it’s unfortunate but […]

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World-first hypertension treatment a success
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World-first hypertension treatment a success

Around 1/3 of the adult population are affected by hypertension so it is a big problem. Within that group around 10% of those patients have what we refer to as resistant hypertension, which means that the blood pressure cannot be controlled despite lifestyle modification and medications. We all have a very tiny little organised sensor, […]

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Why Do I Feel Lightheaded When I Stand Up?
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Why Do I Feel Lightheaded When I Stand Up?

So there you are, crouched low on the ground, tying your shoe or inspecting some interesting bit of trash or sidewalk art or spring flower… and everything’s cool until you stand up too fast. Then comes the headrush. Suddenly you’re all dizzy and feeling like you might black out, and just as you think you’re […]

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Sepsis: The Body’s Deadly Response to Infection
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Sepsis: The Body’s Deadly Response to Infection

National Institute of General Medical Sciences [Music] Sepsis: The Body’s Deadly Response to Infection Sepsis in the U.S. Causes 250,000 deaths every year Costs more than $20 billion per year Treatment costs are growing three times faster than overall hospital costs Sarah Dunsmore, PhD, manages research grants on sepsis for the National Institute of General […]

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Why Can’t Humans Regrow Body Parts?
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Why Can’t Humans Regrow Body Parts?

Hey there and welcome to Life Noggin, Have you ever wondered if it was possible for humans to regrow body parts? Why is it that when a person loses an arm, only the wound is healed rather than the body regrowing their lost limb? In the spirit of Dr. Connors, let’s find out. I just […]

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