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Diabetic Foot Ulcer 101

– Hello. I am Doctor Torrence. A Podiatry Fellow at the University of Michigan. Two of the goals at Michigan Podiatry are to prevent diabetic foot ulcers and diabetic foot amputations. I am going to discuss diabetic foot ulcers and what to do if you develop one. Remember everything I

Physical Activity: Making Sense of Current Research, Persistent Myths, and Common Barriers

Physical Activity: Making Sense of Current Research, Persistent Myths, and Common Barriers

MS.CURTIS: Good afternoon, everyone, and thank you for joining today’s webinar, “Physical Activity: Making Sense of Current Research, Persistent Myths, and Common Barriers.” I’m Leslie Curtis, Director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases’ Weight-control Information Network. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney

How do sensors play a role in health?

How do sensors play a role in health?

DR. RODGERS: Sensor technology is improving health care from heart rate monitors to automatic faucets in hospital bathrooms. Have you ever thought of how sensors are improving your health every day? Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases at NIH. My

A Faith Community’s Kidney Health Resource

DR. RODGERS: As African Americans, we’re at a greater risk for kidney failure than other communities. So how can we work together to improve kidney health? Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases at NIH. Working with your faith leaders, you

Hungry Microbiome: Starch

Hungry Microbiome: Starch

(Narrator) This is Armando. This video was created as part of the Hungry Microbiome Project, which I made at CSIRO. In this video we’ll explore the carbohydrate, starch. Starch is the major source of carbohydrate in the human diet. We have it every day. Examples of starchy food include potatoes,

Australian researchers identify something that can help treat inflamation

Australian researchers identify something that can help treat inflamation

Australian researchers identify master regulator of faulty information signaling in m/s now go on Australia there’s some really good research going on Australian not just for MS for all kinds of things because they have some good Network in place for supporting people that think about stuff and then publishing

Sisters Together – Helping Women in Our Community

Sisters Together – Helping Women in Our Community

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

Discuss Kidney Health with Your Family and Faith Community

Discuss Kidney Health with Your Family and Faith Community

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

Why is a fistula the best option? Approach 1

Why is a fistula the best option? Approach 1

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