Help Patients Take Blood Pressure Medicines As Directed

[NARRATOR] One in four new prescriptions for hypertension medications are never filled. A major problem when 70% of U.S. adults over 65 have high blood pressure, and only half of them have it under control. Even hypertensive patients covered by Medicare Part D have high rates of non-adherence, too often skipping doses, taking the wrong…

We Were There – Ebola

[ Music ]>>Good afternoon thank you so much for joining us for We Were There. It’s my pleasure this. The series was series was created so that the original investigators can share their stories and insights and inspire us to continue their work. Without further ado, it is my pleasure to introduce Dr. Anne Schuchat,…

Qué es la diabetes

La diabetes es una enfermedad en la cual los niveles de glucosa o azúcar están por encima de lo normal en la sangre. La mayor parte de los alimentos que consumimos se transforma en glucosa que es utilizada por el cuerpo para generar energía. El páncreas, un órgano situado cerca del estómago, produce una hormona…

Diabetes & Your Heart

(Music) Announcer: Welcome to Your Health with Joan Lunden presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Joan Lunden: Hi, I’m Joan Lunden. Right now, 86 million American adults have pre-diabetes and 90% of them don’t even know it. And, if left untreated, pre-diabetes can lead to type 2 diabetes as well as serious…

Diabetes Self-Management Education

(upbeat music) – Hi, I’m Joan Lunden. Managing diabetes can be complicated, even confusing especially when you’re first diagnosed. Working with a Certified Diabetes Educator is really the best way to get the support that you need. Joining us is Christina McGeough, a Certified Diabetes Educator, and Dr. Ann Albright, Director of the CDC’s Division…

The Diabetes-Heart Disease Connection

(lighthearted music) – Hi, I’m Joan Lunden. Diabetes is a chronic disease which can be managed by keeping close tabs on glucose levels. What many people don’t know is that two of the most harmful complications of diabetes are heart disease and stroke, both deadly conditions. Joining me now is Dr. Ann Albright, director of…

Diabetes: What Is It?

(modern music) – Hi, I’m Joan Lunden. Diabetes is affecting more and more of us every day, family members, friends, maybe even you. More than 30 million Americans are living with diabetes and about one in four of them, don’t even know it yet. In fact, many of us don’t even fully understand what diabetes…

The US Diabetes Epidemic

(Music) Announcer: Welcome to Your Health with Joan Lunden. Presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Joan Lunden: Hi, I’m Joan Lunden. Diabetes is a growing epidemic in the United States affecting more than 29 million people in our country. But even more alarming is that 25% of those people don’t even know…

Friends, Family & Diabetes

(Music) Announcer: Welcome to Your Health with Joan Lunden. Presented by, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Joan Lunden: Hi, I’m Joan Lunden. Diabetes is an epidemic sweeping our nation. There are 29 million Americans that have diabetes, and 25% of them don’t even know it. Even more alarming, another 86 million American adults…

Diabetes Information You Can Trust

(upbeat music) – Hi, I’m Joan Lunden. Now more than ever, people are seeking information about diabetes. It is the most searched chronic illness on the internet. But how can you be sure what’s posted is accurate and scientifically valid? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can be a really valuable resource, providing information…