Veterans Health Matters – Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Veterans Health Matters – Managing Type 2 Diabetes

What does a healthy lifestyle have in common with managing Type II Diabetes? It turns out there’s a lot. That’s good news. It puts you in the driver’s seat when it comes to managing Type II Diabetes. Type II Diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. It occurs when your body is unable to […]

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‘Everyone is afraid’ as Illinois virus cases spike

‘Everyone is afraid’ as Illinois virus cases spike

JUDY WOODRUFF: The spread of coronavirus is continuing to build in regions around the country, including the Midwest, where it is putting a big strain on doctors, nurses, first responders and hospitals. William Brangham gets a view from the front lines of health care there. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: Illinois is now another one of those states […]

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Personal Protective Equipment for COVID-19 Care

Personal Protective Equipment for COVID-19 Care

This video demonstrates the updated recommendations for PPE donning and doffing when caring for a patient who is suspected or confirmed COVID-19. Begin by performing hand hygiene using an alcohol-based hand sanitizer. Completely cover all surfaces of your hands and rub vigorously until dry. Next, don your isolation gown. Open the gown fully, put your […]

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