Diabetes Defenders — Tower-Defense Craziness by GamePlay Prime, LLC

Diabetes Defenders — Tower-Defense Craziness by GamePlay Prime, LLC

The normal human brain contains over 98 billion neurons. Those neurons are powered almost entirely by GLUCOSE – or simple sugar. Sugar travels along a network of nearly one hundred thousand miles of blood vessels. . . and it’s carried through the bloodstream by literally TRILLIONS of teeny — tiny — SHEEP! Sugar holds the

Sugar and Health —The Sweet, the Sour, and the Sticky!

Sugar and Health —The Sweet, the Sour, and the Sticky!

Thank you, everybody, for being here tonight. I know it’s late on a Thursday night, but I appreciate that you’re here. And I really want to say thank you to Holly for inviting me to come and talk tonight and remind you of all the wonderful things the Cancer Supportive Care Program at Stanford offers

Nutritional strategies for glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PDH) deficiency.

Nutritional strategies for glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PDH) deficiency.

Philipa says, what are the best ways to optimize glutathione status for someone who has a G6PD deficiency? Oh I read about this, where did I read about it. I believe it was riboflavin. I believe, and I don’t think I mentioned this in episode 58, the riboflavin podcast, but I believe it might have

#17 Biochemistry Carbohydrates II Lecture for Kevin Ahern’s BB 450/550

#17 Biochemistry Carbohydrates II Lecture for Kevin Ahern’s BB 450/550

Kevin Ahern: Should we just call off class today? What do you think? Student: Yeah! Kevin Ahern: And then go twice as fast on Monday? [laughter] Until we get to Monday, right? I’m going to get through party pretty much carbohydrates today. I’m not sure if I’ll finish it completely, but if I do, great.

Resolving the Health Care Crisis: T. Colin Campbel at TEDxEast

Resolving the Health Care Crisis: T. Colin Campbel at TEDxEast

I’m here to talk about health. Your health, my health, the health of your families and friends. Especially our children; and I’m actually here to talk about the health in fact of our country. But talking about health, thinking about how we can get health, we are in a system today that is not exactly

The surprisingly dramatic role of nutrition in mental health | Julia Rucklidge | TEDxChristchurch

The surprisingly dramatic role of nutrition in mental health | Julia Rucklidge | TEDxChristchurch

Translator: Mayumi Oiwa-Bungard Reviewer: Queenie Lee In 1847, a physician by the name of Semmelweis advised that all physicians wash their hands before touching a pregnant woman, in order to prevent childbed fever. His research showed that you could reduce the mortality rates from septicemia, from 18% down to 2%, simply through washing your hands

Population Health: Crash Course Sociology #43

Population Health: Crash Course Sociology #43

A person can be healthy…but can a country be healthy? Population health indicators measure the distribution of health throughout a given population. These kinds of indicators are what sociologists use to study patterns in health outcomes across different social groups. Because, like all things sociological, we want to understand the wider patterns of health. So,

Does mixing carbohydrate with fat cause people to get fat because of the Randle cycle?

Does mixing carbohydrate with fat cause people to get fat because of the Randle cycle?

Steven Smith asks, can you explain how to properly interpret the Randle Cycle. There’s a theory floating around on the internet that mixed diets are more fattening then low-carb or low-fat because of the glucose fatty acid competition. I don’t believe this to be true because in the context of isocaloric diets, neither mixed diet,

What to do about elevated morning blood glucose in the mid 90s.

What to do about elevated morning blood glucose in the mid 90s.

All right so Tiana Tolland says, considerations for elevated morning blood glucose readings mid 90’s. I think usually your morning glucose is primarily impacted by your hormones and very rarely impacted by what you ate the night before unless you are severely glucose intolerant. So the overwhelming probability is that if your blood glucose is