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Alright, then on that note why don’t we move onto the next part of the pancreas, which is known as the endocrine pancreas. And this is actually the part of the pancreas that is the most famous. We hear the most about this as we’ll see in a minute because
Did you know that 57.2 % of black women 20 and older are obese? It’s a troubling problem for our community. But you can help. Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases at NIH. Extra pounds put strain on the body
Poor diet can contribute to the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. But which is the right diet to reduce that risk? I’m Shelby Cullinan with your latest health news. People with type 2 diabetes have high blood sugar because their bodies do not use insulin effectively to reduce the
In my past videos, I’ve mentioned lots of different ways for you to improve your testosterone levels. However, today I want to focus on something that I haven’t spent as much time on and that’s your blood sugar levels. This is important for anyone concerned about their hormone levels, gaining
Our family goes way back through good times and through hard times we’ve always been strong together we are mothers and sisters grandmothers and grandfathers we’re aunts and uncles and brothers and nephews we are family one thing that holds us together is that we look out for each other
A provider answers a patient’s question in his office. Why is a fistula better? The fistula is better for a number of reasons. First, it allows better dialysis, because the blood flow is higher through a fistula than through a graft. And when the blood flow is better, the dialysis
how do you check for kidney disease we routinely check for chronic kidney disease with two tests a blood test and a urine test the blood test measures how well the kidneys are filtering the blood and that’s called the GFR a GF are above 60 is considered normal GFR