The Doctors August 8 2012
The Doctors August 8 2012 episode focused on Diabetes and other common illnesses that can take you by surprise, even if you think you are healthy. Learn how new technologies such as the Artificial Pancreas and EKOS System are simplifying treatments and saving lives. Here are the segments from The Doctors August 8 2012. (This episode originally aired on The Doctors May 2 2012.)
Artificial Pancreas for Type 1 Diabetes
The Doctors met a 12-year-old who bravely insisted on participating in a research trial for the new Artificial Pancreas. Find out how the process went, and when researchers expect the technology to be available for patients with Diabetes. Also, what is the connection between Psoriasis and HIV?
Deep Brain Stimulation Parkinson’s Disease Surgery
Innovative and precise Deep Brain Stimulation surgery is making huge progress in the treatment and reversal of Parkinson’s Disease symptoms for some patients. One woman shared the story of how the device gave her life back to her. Her symptoms brought an end to her career, but this treatment has given her more freedom to do everyday tasks.
EKOS Ultrasonic Catheter for Pulmonary Embolism
A Pulmonary Embolism can end your life in an instant. For one woman, she was lucky to get help from a newly developed treatment that targets and breaks down blood clots. Learn how the EKOS Ultrasonic Catheter is providing relief and changing the way blood clots are treated.
Nose Vein Laser Treatment | Varicose Vein Blood Clot Risk
Varicose Veins are really only a health concern when they are unsightly, but sudden changes could suggest a clot risk. Find out how lasers are being used to target nose veins that are getting out of control.
Ben Vereen’s STAND: Start Taking Action Now for Diabetes
Actor and dancer Ben Vereen is a Tony Winner, but even he is not immune from Diabetes. After going into denial about his diagnosis, he now embraces it and is using his voice to educate others through STAND. Find out how he helped a fan Start Taking Action Now for Diabetes.
OxyView Glasses Review & Menopause Osteoporosis Risk
Menopause brings an increased risk of other chronic illnesses for women, but many are detectable or even preventable. Plus, find out how OxyView Glasses are making a fashion statement for people who rely on oxygen.