Dr. Dobrian talks about her diabetes research

(MUSIC PLAYING) I am Anca Dobrian. I’m a professor in the physiology department and I am one of the basic researchers looking to the pathophysiology of diabetes. As the basic research group collaborates with surgeons at Sentara Hospital and with clinicians at Strelitz Diabetes Center and we try to understand how meta-inflammation in adipose tissue…

Diverticulitis Part 1 | What is it and What Causes it?

Instructor: We’ll kick off by looking at some definitions. So we define a diverticulum as an abnormal protrusion of a pouch from the wall of a hollow organ. Diverticular disease refers to the presence of these pouch-like protrusions in the walls of the colon, whereas diverticulitis refers to the state in which there is active…

Urticaria (Hives) and Angioedema – Pediatrics | Lecturio

In this lecture, we’ll discuss allergic reactions including anaphylaxis, urticaria, angioedema and food allergy. So there are generally 4 types of hypersensitivity reactions. This is your basic science material. Type 1 is IgE mediated and an example would be anaphylaxis. Type 2 is IgG or IgM mediated antigen on a target cell and an example…