Diabetes (3/5): Oral Meds (Dirty Mnemonic) Pharmacology Insulin Resistance – Sulfonylurea, Biguanide

Diabetes Drug Families (non-insulin): Suck My Big Anally-Inhibited Glitoris SUlfonylUreas – tell the pancreas: U need to release more insulin (sulfonAmides are Antbiotics) Mimetics – mimic natural hormones (like incretin/amylin) that have similar functions to insulin. Biguanide – decreases the liver from making more glucose. (The liver is a BIG organ) ANALogs (of glucagon-like peptide…

Cardiac Conduction System and Understanding ECG, Animation.

The cardiac conduction system consists of the following components: – The sinoatrial node, or SA node, located in the right atrium near the entrance of the superior vena cava. This is the natural pacemaker of the heart. It initiates all heartbeat and determines heart rate. Electrical impulses from the SA node spread throughout both atria…

Cardiac Action Potential, Animation.

The heart is essentially a muscle that contracts and pumps blood. It consists of specialized muscle cells called cardiac myocytes. The contraction of these cells is initiated by electrical impulses, known as action potentials. Unlike skeletal muscles, which have to be stimulated by the nervous system, the heart generates its OWN electrical stimulation. In fact,…

HEARING OUR BABY’S HEARTBEAT FOR THE FIRST TIME!

– Hey everyone, I’m Colleen. And I’m still pregnant. I just off stage in Charlotte, North Carolina. I’m having so much fun on tour. I love it so much. It’s been really hard for me though to keep up with these videos, y’all. So, I’m sorry these have been weird and a total hot mess…

When to Apply Essential Oils: Relieve Sinus Headaches

(gentle music) – Hi, I’m Andrea Butje from Aromahead Institute, and I want to show you how to make your own inhaler if you’re having headaches, especially sinus-related headaches. And it’s so easy and these inhalers are wonderful ’cause you can just carry ’em around, really, in your pocket, in a backpack, in a purse,…

How to Use Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor

Hello, Today I will be showing you the wrist blood pressure monitor, brought to you by Easy @ Home. This monitor features your blood pressure measurement, your pulse rate measurement, and the result storage, which stores up to 60 previous measurement. But measurements may be inaccurate if taken in the following circumstances: within 1 hour…

Diarrhea | When to Worry | Parents

It’s normal for babies to have soft poop. It’s normal for them to poop eight times a day, and it’s even normal for poop to shoot out of their diaper and end up on their back. So, how can you tell if they have diarrhea? Even for us doctors it can be tricky. If your…