¿Cómo puedo evitar la enfermedad de los riñones? (How can I avoid kidney disease?)

Champions Battle Kidney Disease

Champions Battle Kidney Disease

DR. RODGERS: Besides being NBA champions, what do Alonzo Mourning and Sean Elliott share in common? Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers bringing you Healthy Moments from the NIH. I’m the Director of the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney…

What is a fistula and how does it work?

What is a fistula and how does it work?

A provider answers a patient’s question in his office. What will the surgeon do? Well, in order to perform dialysis, we need to withdraw blood from your arm at a pretty high rate. Actually, almost a pint of blood comes…

Are You at Risk for Kidney Disease?

MUSIC: IN Why is it important for all of us to know the risk factors for kidney disease? Hi, I’m Dr. Griffin Rodgers, Director of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases at NIH. People of all…

Bone breakthrough may lead to aerospace advances

CHRISTOPHER HERNANDEZ: So in this study, we’re trying to understand how the structure of bone influences how it breaks. For the last 30 years or so, we’ve known that how dense a bone is determines how strong and how stiff…

¿Qué es la enfermedad de los riñones? (What is kidney disease?)

¿Qué es la enfermedad de los riñones? (What is kidney disease?)

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…

Yoga for Cancer Patients and Survivors: Video 1 – Introduction

Yoga for Cancer Patients and Survivors: Video 1 – Introduction

hi my name is Susan Stella I’m a doctor of physical therapy at Massey Cancer Center and I’m here to help you learn how to do yoga at home so some safety things before we get started you always want…