NDEP – Healthy Eating with Diabetes

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 […]

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S. Korea led research group releases biggest DNA dataset for Asian populations

S. Korea led research group releases biggest DNA dataset for Asian populations

now in the medical field genome data is gaining much attention in line with growing importance of customized DNA specific treatment and the biggest data set of DNA from Asian populations was released Thursday which is expected to bring about major improvements to genome based healthcare for this part of the world our Eagleman reports […]

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Celebrating AHRQ at 20

Celebrating AHRQ at 20

(soft music) For twenty years, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has been leading the charge in patient safety, practice improvement, and data and analytics. I’m honored and pleased to share HHS Secretary Alex Azar’s message with you, our valued partners and stakeholders, as we celebrate AHRQ’s 20th anniversary. This year we’re celebrating the […]

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Engaging the Disengaged Patient: Strategies for Successful Diabetes Self-Management

Engaging the Disengaged Patient: Strategies for Successful Diabetes Self-Management

When we think about a patient with diabetes who’s disengaged from their disease, typically what we’re talking about are the people that we meet in clinical care who don’t seem to care—who seem to be struggling around following typical recommendations, whether that means taking medications or making healthy lifestyle changes. It’s a bit vague, but […]

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Secondary Data Sources and Data Linkages in Maternal and Child Health Research

Secondary Data Sources and Data Linkages in Maternal and Child Health Research

Good afternoon, my name is Dr. Jessica DiBari I serve as a Health Scientist and Project Officer in the Division of Research within the Office of Epidemiology and Research at the Maternal and Child Health Bureau Health Resources and Services Administration. The Division of Research provides ongoing support for MCH extramural research activities including the […]

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Food Science and Technology research ensuring healthy food supply for the future

Food Science and Technology research ensuring healthy food supply for the future

My job as a food scientist is all about feeding the world in the future. And this is really important because the world’s facing climate change, the weathers getting hotter and drier, we’re running out of oil and we’re running out of fertilisers. So what I do in my job is look at new crops, […]

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Self-Care Guideline in Partnership with the WHO

Self-Care Guideline in Partnership with the WHO

I’ve been working with the World Health Organization as part of the guideline development group looking at global guideline around self care interventions for sexual and reproductive health and rights and that’s the idea that there’s all this stuff that used to happen in a doctor’s office that you can now do at home. Whether […]

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Health Care Reform with Laurence Baker

So I wanna talk about health reform, health policy for a little bit, that’s the topic that I do a lot of research and writing on. It’s a topic I do a lot of teaching on with undergraduate with graduate students. We have a couple of minutes together and so unfortunately we have to focus. […]

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Why minority representation in medical research is a matter of life and death

Why minority representation in medical research is a matter of life and death

JUDY WOODRUFF: The country’s diversity is becoming ever greater, but medical research that could benefit the populace is not keeping pace. A recent review of government-funded cancer research studies found that all racial and ethnic minorities were considerably underrepresented. It also found that fewer than 2 percent of these clinical trials focused specifically on the […]

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