Type 2 Diabetes Management Case Study: Maria

Type 2 Diabetes Management Case Study: Maria

(Soft gentle music) – [Speaker] Our first case study highlights Maria, who is a 45 year-old Hispanic female, who has had Type two diabetes for 15 years, and is treated with Metformin 1000 milligrams bid and Glipizide 20 milligrams bid. She has gained 10 pounds and is having difficulty losing it. The patient reports not […]

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Type 2 Diabetes Management Case Study: Marcus

Type 2 Diabetes Management Case Study: Marcus

(dramatic music) – [Narrator] Marcus, a 35-year-old male, has been living with Type 2 diabetes for eight years. His medical history includes a non-ST elevation myocardial infarction, status-post angioplasty, three years ago, hypertension and hyperlipidemia. His current weight is 240 pounds and he has a BMI of 35. He also has a remote history of […]

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How to Prevent a Heart Attack in Those with Heart Disease

How to Prevent a Heart Attack in Those with Heart Disease

(audience applauding) – Thank you for that kind introduction. So I’m gonna go against my instincts and talk. And I wish that I had heard the introduction about what this series is all about before right now, (chuckles) but we’ll do the best we can, and then when it’s time for me to stop talking […]

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Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes in the US

Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes in the US

(mellow electronic music) – [Narrator] 30.3 million people in the United States have diabetes, or 9.4% of the U.S. population. This comes to roughly one in every 11 people. An estimated one in four people do not realize they have diabetes. The economic burden of diabetes in the United States is roughly $327 billion and […]

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Lifestyle Management for Type 2 Diabetes

Lifestyle Management for Type 2 Diabetes

(upbeat music) – [Narrator] Lifestyle management strategies is a vital component of each therapy. Three of the most universally helpful lifestyle management strategies include diabetes patient self-management education and support, DSMES, medical nutrition therapy, MNT, and physical activity. In addition smoking cessation and psychological care may be appropriate for some patients. All patients should enroll […]

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Stanford Doctor Kaniksha Desai on Thyroid Diseases

Stanford Doctor Kaniksha Desai on Thyroid Diseases

– Thank you, I just wanted to say my name is Kaniksha Desai and I’m from the endocrinology division. Thank you all for coming out here tonight to listen to me talk about a topic that’s very near and dear to my heart. thyroid diseases, I’ve been studying them for over a decade now and […]

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Case Study: A Pre-Diabetic Middle-aged Man

Case Study: A Pre-Diabetic Middle-aged Man

Around the world today, more than 2 billion people are overweight or obese. Our global obesity epidemic has been described as the most significant preventable public health crisis in recent history. This 48-year-old manager of a construction firm found himself fighting an uphill battle against a disease that can effect every organ system in the […]

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Stanford Your Health: Crohn’s Disease

Stanford Your Health: Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is one of two chronic inflammatory bowel diseases. Usually, the immune system helps you fight off infections, in inflammatory bowel disease, it attacks the digestive tract, and causes inflammation. And, what happens is, is that your body is unable to get rid of the bacteria and viruses that are helping with the inflammation. […]

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Huntington’s Disease: Stages and Therapies

Huntington’s Disease: Stages and Therapies

Thank you so much for that lovely introduction. So again, I’m Veronica Santini, and I’m so happy to speak with you. I really caught the bug of loving and learning about the disease of Huntington’s disease when I was in my fellowship. And I treated over 100 patients during my fellowship, and really got to […]

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