Tag: disease prevention

TB & HIV: A Deadly Duo

WELCOME TO THE CDC’S PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUND. I’M TANYA POPOVICH SCIENTIFIC DIRECTOR OF THE GRAND ROUND. I WANT TO THANK YOU FOR THOSE OF YOU HERE IN PERSON AND THOSE OF YOU WATCHING US. IN ADDITION, I HOPE THAT THERE ARE THOUSANDS OUT THERE WATCHING US THROUGH OUR INTERNET SITE THAT IS PROVIDED HERE.…

By Jose Scott February 14, 2020 4

Interpreting A1C: Principles of the A1C Assay

[music] DR. SACKS: Hemoglobin A1C, which is also called A1C, is hemoglobin with glucose attached to the N-terminal valine of the beta-chain. Because red blood cells which contain the hemoglobin live for approximately 120 days, hemoglobin A1C reflects the average glucose over the preceding 8 to 12 weeks. For many years, blood glucose has been…

By Jose Scott February 5, 2020 0

NDEP Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

There’s several things to find out about your health history in terms of Type 2 Diabetes. The first is, is there a history of Type 2 Diabetes in the family? Is there anyone in the family who has Type 2 Diabetes now? Are there people in the family who have been told they’re at high-risk…

By Jose Scott October 28, 2019 0

Hypoglycemia and Diabetes

On-screen: Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and Diabetes On-screen: What does it feel like when your blood sugar is low? KIM: Low blood sugars can feel many different ways. JENNIFER: I feel really tired. MICHAEL: My vision changes. KIM: Definitely ravenous hunger, sweating. ANDRE: I get very dizzy and lightheaded. JENNIFER: I get thirsty, I need…

By Jose Scott October 23, 2019 1

NDEP – Healthy Eating with Diabetes

For people living with diabetes and for those trying to prevent Type 2 Diabetes healthy eating is important for controlling blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol. It’s also really critical for losing and maintaining a healthy weight. When you have diabetes, your family members can eat the same food that you’re eating and benefit from…

By Jose Scott October 16, 2019 0

Family Reunion – NDEP Diabetes PSA

This is my family. That’s my mom and dad. And my brother. And that’s me, future hall of famer. That’s Grandpa, he’s my best friend. Grandpa’s got diabetes, but he’s got it under control. I keep my blood sugar close to normal. That means I watch what I eat and walk every day. I always…

By Jose Scott October 16, 2019 0