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The Future of Transplant Medicine at UVA

The Future of Transplant Medicine at UVA

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment October 15, 2019

And can you verify what we’re doing today? You’re taking my left kidney out and putting it in another person. All right. Do you have any questions? [MUSIC PLAYING] UVA truly focuses on what the patient needs. It takes a village to get a patient to transplant. It’s not just the physicians or the nurses […]

How do sensors play a role in health?

How do sensors play a role in health?

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment October 14, 2019

DR. RODGERS: Sensor technology is improving health care from heart rate monitors to automatic faucets in hospital bathrooms. Have you ever thought of how sensors are improving your health every day? Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases at NIH. My colleague, Dr. Roderic Pettigrew, former […]

Dr. Vincente Diaz-Gonzalez – Pediatrics – Profile

Dr. Vincente Diaz-Gonzalez – Pediatrics – Profile

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment October 12, 2019

My name is Vicente Diaz-Gonzalez, I am a medical doctor, I specialized in internal medicine and I was born in Mexico City. Well, I was born and raised into medicine, my father was a surgeon and my mom is a retired nurse, she used to do obstetrics and they met in the hospitals and then […]

Dr. Kochummen Explains the Two Main Types of Pediatric Diabetes

Dr. Kochummen Explains the Two Main Types of Pediatric Diabetes

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment October 9, 2019

A pediatric endocrinologist is like a physician or doctor that takes care of children with problems of the endocrine system. An endocrine system produces a lot of hormones and sometimes certain imbalances could cause some diseases. So those are the diseases that we take care of. And the bulk of the patients that we have […]

Anna Kumru, MD Internal Medicine Group

Anna Kumru, MD Internal Medicine Group

By Bryan Wright 1 Comment October 9, 2019

I am Dr. Anna Kumru, I am with the Internal Medicine Group, which is a part of Lawrence Memorial Hospital. I’m married, and my husband and I enjoy traveling and watching sports. He’s also recently getting me into cycling, which has been taking up some of our time as well. I chose internal medicine because […]

Healthy Eating with Type 2 Diabetes

Healthy Eating with Type 2 Diabetes

By Bryan Wright 55 Comments October 9, 2019

[music] Hello, my name is Carleton Rivers and I am a registered dietitian with NCHPAD. Today we are going to be discussing how to improve your diet after a diagnosis of diabetes. Now these strategies are not just for those with diabetes. I encourage everyone to apply these tips to their diet every day. So […]

4 Plants That Are Great for Humans

4 Plants That Are Great for Humans

By Bryan Wright 24 Comments October 1, 2019

They might not be able to pull you out of a freezing lake, or carry you from a burning building, but plants have probably saved your life, or at least made you feel a whole lot better. That’s because, at least in the U.S., a quarter of all prescription drugs come from substances that are […]

Is Plant-based Fast Food Healthy? Registered Dietician Answers! (CWIP #1)

Is Plant-based Fast Food Healthy? Registered Dietician Answers! (CWIP #1)

By Bryan Wright 1 Comment September 28, 2019

Recently just recently in the news right? So the the The Whopper now they have the impossible burger version There was the thing about kid the KFC chicken Sandwich. That was the you know, the the plant-based chicken sandwich. What’s your take on? Like you said this this more more and more it’s being popularized […]

Optimal Vinegar Dose

Optimal Vinegar Dose

By Bryan Wright 75 Comments September 24, 2019

“Optimal Vinegar Dose” Consuming vinegar with a meal reduces the spike in blood sugar, insulin, and triglycerides. And it appears to work particularly well in those who are insulin resistant, on their way to type 2 diabetes. No wonder the consumption of vinegar with meals was used as a folk medicine for the treatment of […]