Tag: diabetes

Prediabetes – Why Primary Care Doctors Miss It

Prediabetes – Why Primary Care Doctors Miss It

This is going to be a short video talking about the state of the art in terms of primary care physician awareness of prediabetes, their knowledge, practices, and perceptions. We get this kind of complaints a lot in terms of when we keep discovering. And I discovered two or three a month patients that have …

Doctor Becomes Patient: A Catalyst for Practicing Precision Medicine

Doctor Becomes Patient: A Catalyst for Practicing Precision Medicine

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Where do medicines come from?

Where do medicines come from?

In 1922, the 14 year old lay dying in hospital but soon recovered after the injection. After testing on mice proved penicillin was a powerful antibiotic, it was soon in use treating the injured from World War II. Medicines based on snake venom reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack. These medicines safety tested …

Could a Vaccine Prevent Type 1 Diabetes?

Could a Vaccine Prevent Type 1 Diabetes?

[♪ INTRO] Measles, mumps, and polio, these are things we can prevent with a vaccine. But scientists are looking to add a surprising entry to that list: Type 1 diabetes. Which, unlike the others, is not an infectious disease. You can’t share a sugar-free soda with your diabetic friend and suddenly lose your ability to …