Healthy Minute: Finding cheaper medication

Often we’re confronted by people who have a need for medications but medications have a cost of course and so with that in mind, we often will tell them to ask their doctor to write prescriptions for generics. generics are much cheaper and they’re the same basic chemical ingredient. Just not the brand name. So…

VA Disability Benefits for Diabetes

Courtney Ross: Good afternoon and welcome to Facebook Live with Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick. I’m Courtney Ross. I’m joined today by Alyse Galoski and Alec Saxe. Today, we’re going to be talking about diabetes. So, I want to get started just by generally talking about what diabetes is. So, there’re two types: Type 1 and…

Dr. Felicia Hill-Briggs, Type 2: Heart-to-Heart

– Here I am at age nine. This is the year I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. I felt confused. I felt a little scared, but I felt alone. And over the four decades of my life, with diabetes to date, I’ve likely experienced all the emotions possible. Being diagnosed with diabetes had such…

New Medication for Type 2 Diabetes?

I’m Monique Evans with today’s health news. For those who have diabetes, there might soon be a new option in town. Clinical trials at the University of North Carolina (UNC) indicated injections of IDegLira were more effective than the current standard treatment of met-formin and Lan-tus insulin. Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disease that…

How do Diabetes Medications Work in the Body?

Your doctor has told you that you need to take diabetes medication, but how exactly do different medications work to control your blood sugar? A medication like metformin works on your liver, this pill keeps your liver from releasing too much glucose. Other medications like glipizide, which you also take as a pill, help your…

Type 2 Diabetes Pathophysiology (Step-By-Step)

Hey there, friend! In this video, I’m going to break down the pathophysiology of Type 2 Diabetes for you, step-by-step, so you don’t need to stress about it any more for nursing school. You will finally understand it after this video. So write LOVE in the comments below and hit the like button to let…