Tag: screening

Evaluating liver transplant candidates and MELD scores

Evaluating liver transplant candidates and MELD scores

When we get a referral for a patient that’s referred for a liver transplant evaluation at our center it’s typically a patient that’s cirrhotic or has end stage liver disease and they’ve decompensated at that point so the only thing that could potentially help them in the future is a

P2P Workshop: Achieving Health Equity in Preventive Services – Day1

>>I’M DAVID MURRAY FROM THE OFFICE OF DISEASE PREVENTION. THIS OFFICE IS HOSTING TODAY’S MEETING. I WANT TO CALL THE MEETING TO ORDER AND MOVE IMMEDIATELY TO INTRODUCE OUR NEXT SPEAKER. IT’S MY PLEASURE TO INTRODUCE DR. ELISEO PEREZ-STABLE AND NIN SUPPORTS KNOWLEDGE AND MECHANISMS TO IMPROVE MINORIY HEALTH AND

Survivor’s story shows importance of early cancer detection

Survivor’s story shows importance of early cancer detection

LARA: KMBC 9’S KISHA HENRY SPOKE WITH A PATIENT WHO SURVIVED BECAUSE THEY CAUGHT IT EARLY, AND SAINT LUKE’S HOSPITAL IS HOPING HIS STORY WILL HELP SAVE MORE LIVES. KISHA: DURING GERALD ESSARY’S WELLNESS EXAM A FEW MONTHS AGO, HE MENTIONED A CHRONIC COUGH TO HIS DOCTOR. I THOUGHT IT

The Importance of Health Equity in Preventive Services to the NIDDK

The Importance of Health Equity in Preventive Services to the NIDDK

(Music) Well, at NIDDK, many of the diseases in our research mission exhibit dramatic health disparities. These include obesity, type 2 diabetes, which place individuals at high risk of many other conditions and complications, like kidney disease, while increasing risk for premature death and lower quality of life. About a