Sugar is Not a Treat | Jody Stanislaw | TEDxSunValley

Translator: Tanya Cushman Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Take a few moments to think about your most vital organs in your body, those organs that you cannot live without. Okay, got them? Excellent. You probably thought about your heart. I bet “brain” popped into your mind. Lungs. But did any of you think, “My pancreas,…

Why don’t people take their blood pressure medicine?

Medication management is a common barrier to high blood pressure control. In fact 25% of individuals never fill their initial prescription, and in the first year of treatment, the average individual has possession of their medications only 50% of the time. There are numerous factors that contribute to non-adherence: inconsistent providers for individuals who go…

Weight loss and regain in relation to diabetes and cardiovascular disease mortality: Cuba 1980-2010

Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes are currently two of the most important diseases worldwide But population science has given us the tools to combat these epidemics – with control of the major risk factors for both diseases – Unhealthy Diet, Physical Inactivity, and its Overweight/Obesity – we can greatly reduce the disease burden. Therefore it is…

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…

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5 Signs Your Headache Is Not Normal. We all get headaches from time to time. They can be brought on by annoying but manageable reasons such as stress, dehydration or your menstrual cycle, or they could be the result of an ongoing medical issue, such as migraines. But how can you tell when a headache…