Elliott Antman, MD, president of the American Heart Association interviews Veronique Roger, MD, MPH and Samuel Giddings, MD, co-chairs of the program committee for Epidemiology and Prevention and Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2015 in Baltimore.
ADA TV was honored to interview David Marrero, PhD, about his huge role as one of ADA’s chief spokespeople. We ask Dr. Marrero at the 75th ADA Scientific Sessions about his biggest challenges and priorities currently.
Written, produced and directed by Siobhan McVeigh
Clinical advisor Diabetes UK: Libby Dowling
Child: Pacha Ann Green
Lightball & cell wall: Jude Akuwudike
Director: Felix Clay
Lighting: Sam Morgan Moore
Assistant: Paul Box
Stylist: Hannah Cork
3D cell wall & glucose minions: Twisted Animator
3D Supervisor & animator: Mark Gregory
Modelling & lighting: Jaime Fernandez
Post production, visual effects & audio design: Fluent Studio
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Production assistant: Daniella Stanford
Animator: Thomas Melsens
Music: Alan La Porte
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Jude & Jane
Mark Creager, MD, president of the American Heart Association, interviews BCVS 2015 program Co-Chairs Anthony Rosenzweig, MD, Åsa Gustafsson, PhD, and David Lefer, PhD about the highlights of the science they have chosen for the meeting in New Orleans and its potential to improve patient care.
Mark Creager, MD, president of the American Heart Association, and Elliott Antman, MD discuss trials presented at Hot Line VI on Coronary Artery Disease at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2015, including PRESERVATION I, ABSORB STEMI TROFI II, and ABSORB Japan.
Lorrie Kirshenbaum, PhD, talks with Kunhua Song, PhD, Outstanding Early Career Award Finalist for BCVS 2015 about his study, "High Efficiency Reprogramming of Fibroblasts into Cardiomyocytes Requires Suppression of Pro-fibrotic Signaling"
The Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research (CeMCOR) was founded by Dr. Jerilynn C. Prior in May 2002. The Centre studies the physical and psychological causes and effects of ovulation disturbances on women’s overall health.
CeMCOR publishes scientific results and disseminates information directly to women.
The Centre’s mission is to create and share a scientific, holistic body of knowledge focused on normal patterns of hormones in the population and changes in women’s menstrual cycles and ovulatory characteristics across the life cycle.
The Centre also performs studies, analyzes data, publishes and teaches about the science of menstrual cycle and ovulation physiology and the expressions of these in women’s experiences.
Please watch this video to learn more about the Centre’s incredible work – especially in relation to bone health.
Established in 1807, The School of Medicine is the first public and the fifth oldest medical school in the United States consisting of over 2000 facility members, including an experienced team focusing on multiple areas of research into diabetes.
Working on exciting research projects with the Amish communities and the Zebra Fish Model, The University of Maryland School of Medicine Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology continues to provide groundbreaking research and, ultimately create a huge impact on patient’s lives.
Hypoglycaemia, or hypo for short, means ‘low blood glucose levels’ – less than 4 mmol/l*. This is too low to provide enough energy for your body’s activities.
Hypos can come on quickly and everyone has different symptoms, but common ones are: feeling shaky, sweating, hunger, tiredness, blurred vision, lack of concentration, headaches, feeling tearful, stroppy or moody, going pale.
Why do hypos happen?
There’s no rule as to why they happen, but some things make it more likely: excess insulin, delayed or missed meal or snack, not enough carbs, unplanned physical activity, and drinking large quantities of alcohol or alcohol without food. Sometimes there just is no obvious cause.
How to prevent a hypo
- Don’t miss a meal.
- Eat enough carbohydrate.
- Eat extra carbohydrate if you are more active than normal.
- Take your tablets and/or insulin injections correctly.
- Don’t drink alcohol on an empty stomach or drink too much alcohol.
Treating a hypo
If you are conscious, treat your hypo immediately with 15–20g of fast-acting carbohydrate:
- Small glass of sugary (non-diet) drink
- At least three glucose tablets
- Five sweets, such as jelly babies
- Small carton of pure fruit juice
- Glucose gel.
For more information about hypos, go to www.diabetes.org.uk/hypo