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Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center

One in three Kentuckians are considered at risk for diabetes. UK HealthCare’s Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center is determined to change that. Since 2008, the Barnstable Brown family has raised over $13 million towards research, comprehensive treatment plans, ongoing care, and educational support for Kentuckians of all ages and conditions. See why we’re among the top…

By Jose Scott September 8, 2019 0

Symptoms and Complications of Hypertension with Farzana Khan, MD

(dramatic music) – [Narrator] Health Break is brought to you by Capital Regional Medical Center, the regions fastest ER wait times. – Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects one in four Americans, and if elevated enough, requires immediate treatment. Doctor Farzana Khan describes the symptoms of a hypertensive emergency. – Headache, severe headache, chest pain,…

By Jose Scott September 8, 2019 2

Baroreflex Regulation of Blood Pressure, Animation.

Baroreflex, or baroreceptor reflex, is one of the mechanisms the body uses to maintain stable blood pressure levels or homeostasis. Baroreflex is a rapid negative feedback loop in which an elevated blood pressure causes heart rate and blood pressure to decrease. Reversely, a decrease in blood pressure leads to an increased heart rate, returning blood…

By Jose Scott September 8, 2019 45

Psychiatry – Anorexia Nervosa: By Megen Vo M.D. & Sara Buckelew M.D.

The DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for Anorexia include: Restriction of energy intake resulting in significantly low body weight, taking into context the individual patient’s age, sex, and previous growth trajectory. There is intentionally no strict cutoff for “significantly low weight”, meaning your clinical judgment is important. Some adult studies use 17kg/m2 or 18.5kg/m2. An intense fear…

By Jose Scott September 6, 2019 3