CONTOUR® NEXT ONE Meter and CONTOUR® Diabetes App

CONTOUR® NEXT ONE Meter and CONTOUR® Diabetes App

Managing my busy life and my diabetes can sometimes be a real struggle, but I know that making a few changes may help make a big difference to my health. This is where the CONTOUR Diabetes App comes in. It automatically syncs with the connected CONTOUR NEXT ONE meter to keep all my blood glucose […]

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32.  Introducing to the cardiovascular system

32. Introducing to the cardiovascular system

Our next section in our class is going to look at a similar, but very different kind of muscle, cardiac muscle. Cardiac muscle is similar in that it needs to contract, it needs to relax, it has sarcomeres, it has myosin. The process is kinda similar but because the heart has a very different job […]

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Versiti | Research in a Minute | Cardiovascular Disease

Versiti | Research in a Minute | Cardiovascular Disease

My name is Magdalena Chrzanowska and i’m a Vascular Cell Biologist and Investigator at the Versiti Blood Research Institute. cardiovascular disease such as hypertension and coronary artery disease is the leading cause of death in the world. Cardiovascular disease is initiated by damage to the endothelium, the cells that line your blood vessels. My research […]

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Blood Vessels, Part 2: Crash Course A&P #28

Blood Vessels, Part 2: Crash Course A&P #28

Why is everybody so worried about high blood pressure? I mean, of all of the millions of things that could go fatally wrong in your body at any given moment, it doesn’t seem like the biggest threat you face is that your blood might be pumping a little too hard. A heartbeat that’s too strong? […]

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Type 1 Diabetes: Understanding Blood Sugar

Type 1 Diabetes: Understanding Blood Sugar

Understanding blood sugar: The basics for school staff Checking blood sugar is one of the most important tasks of managing type 1 diabetes. If you have a student with type 1 diabetes in your classroom, even for part of the day, it’s important to learn the basics. Students with type 1 diabetes must check their […]

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