The Charles Perkins Centre: easing the burden of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease

My name is Professor Stephen Simpson and I lead the Charles Perkins Centre. A multidisciplinary research and education initiative based here at the University of Sydney in Australia. In this visionary initiative, we’ve brought together more than a thousand researchers, educators and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines together with a single aim: to…

Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System (RAAS)

Hey guys, in this video we are going to see a very interesting topic, renin angiotensin system or renin angiotensin aldosterone system. Its the same thing. So lets start. Renin angiotensin system is one of the mechanisms by which body regulates blood pressure and blood volume. Whenever there is fall in blood pressure or fall…

Allergy – Mechanism, Symptoms, Risk factors, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention, Animation

Allergy refers to abnormal reactions of the immune system to otherwise harmless substances. Normally, the immune system raises immune response to protect the body from foreign invaders, such as bacteria or viruses, but does not react to non-infectious environmental antigens. In people with allergies, however, the immune system also reacts to these substances, producing allergic…

Type 1 diabetes: Clemmy’s story

My name’s Clemmy and I have diabetes. I was diagnosed when I was 13 and I live with my parents in Reading. Before I was diagnosed I lost a lot of weight. For about a year I was very, very thin and at that point I was also getting a lot of eye infections. I…