Doctors Hospital Health News Podcast
Living with Diabetes
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as many as 29 million people in the United States have diabetes, but up to 8 million may be undiagnosed and unaware of their condition. Listen as Dr. Mateo Reyes discusses living with diabetes and what you can do to manage your symptoms and experience a better quality of life, even with diabetes.
Important Information About Sepsis: What You Need to Know
Sepsis is the body's overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Listen as Dr. Rafael Deliz, Pulmonologist and Medical Director of Doctors Hospital Intensive Care Unit, explains the importance of recognizing the symptoms of sepsis in it's early stages to get the best treatment possible.
The Epidemic of Childhood Obesity
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC) childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. The percentage of children aged 6–11 years in the United States who were obese increased from 7% in 1980 to nearly 18% in 2012. Similarly, the percentage of adolescents aged 12–19 years who were obese increased from 5% to nearly 21% over the same period. In 2012, more than one third of children and adolescents were...