Diabetes & Vision: What One Needs to Know

Diabetes & Vision: What One Needs to Know

(audience cheering) – Did you know that having Type I or Type II diabetes can affect your vision? – [Audience Members] Yes. – Diabetic Retinopathy or DR occurs when high blood sugar levels cause damage to blood vessels in the retina. And the longer you have diabetes and the less controlled your blood sugar is, […]

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Chronically Ill Person Reacts to Coronavirus Myths [CC]

Chronically Ill Person Reacts to Coronavirus Myths [CC]

Hello lovely people, The novel coronavirus epidemic is a double outbreak: the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the disease covid-19, but also a pandemic of misinformation. In moments of heightened tension, misinformation can sometimes be worse than a virus. Panic induced rumours can result in a phenomenon known as “the worried well”, where […]

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Eat These Apples to Reduce Heart Disease Risk?

Eat These Apples to Reduce Heart Disease Risk?

– Not all apples are created equal. So which ones are the key to living a longer life? All of them, but in particular Fuji and Red Delicious. Why? A recent study by Edith Cowan University found that consuming flavonoid-rich items like apples great in terms of reducing your risk for cancer, heart disease. So […]

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School Won’t Let Diabetic Child Inject Insulin?

School Won’t Let Diabetic Child Inject Insulin?

– [Travis] I am incredibly troubled by this story, mainly because I am not a big believer in at-home, it’s like you’re in the lab mixing and matching and adding water. – [Andrew] No and you could- to your insulin and that to me is where the school has an incredible argument here. – [Andrew] […]

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