Tests You Should Know About And What To Ask Your Doctor About Them

Tests You Should Know About And What To Ask Your Doctor About Them

I’ve got a test—I remember that from college—but these are tests on you or your family. What on earth is a CBC? What does that mean, when is it important, what the heck is a “normal” value? This Channel will bring you the latest on everything from colonoscopies to new high tech cancer screening lab tests.

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Tests You Should Know About And What To Ask Your Doctor About Them
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    Going to the hospital is unfamiliar and in many cases frightening for most of us. Did you know that there are 4 Ms that you can and should expect? IF you don’t experience these hallmark characteristics, I think it’s OK to ask to talk to the administrator on duty and tell them what you think!

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  • The Essential Guide to Pharmacy News: Episode 2

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  • Viewers Video Guide - October 2023

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  • The FDA Fantastic Four: Episode 1 - Fall 2023

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  • What's in the Box? Metformin for Diabetes

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    Getting control of blood sugar problems-what your doctor would call impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) is Crucial to your life and health. Diabetes is a continuum like a thermostat that is too hot (too high a blood sugar) or to too cold (too low a sugar or hypoglycemia). In this fascinating new vid...

  • Weight Loss Intro

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  • Colonoscopy & Colorectal Cancer with Dr. Krishna

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    Are you hesitating to get a colonoscopy? Get the facts on the easier Suprep prep, see the anatomy of the colon and learn how a colonoscopy may not only find polyps, but let your GI Doc remove them during the test!

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    Why should you get a colonoscopy, can it prevent colon cancer deaths? What is the Suprep prep like? What are colonoscopy results like? Dr. Krishna and Rybacki cover the questions and answers and give a real world overview of the prep, benefits and what one patient's results actually look like!

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    4 minutes, 56 seconds
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  • National Kidney Month

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    3 minutes, 48 seconds
    Have you heard about the National Kidney Foundation? Dr. Jim fills you in on 5 healthy steps for kidney health and why the organization AND your kidneys are so important.

  • Diagnostic Tests and Your Family (Part One)

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    4 minutes, 51 seconds
    Dr. Rybacki has created a new EGMN series that focusses on tests and brings you crucial news about a new, simpler colonoscopy prep called Suprep. He outlines some of the the American Cancer society recommendations about colonoscopies and actually shows you how to prepare the...

  • Easier Colonoscopy Preps

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    13 minutes, 21 seconds
    Are you dreading a colonoscopy--because of the prep? Dr. Rybacki tells all about his easier prep-might be right for you.

  • ACC - BP Monitor

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    1 minute, 6 seconds
    Live at the American College of Cardiology meeting, Dr. Rybacki talks about blood pressure monitors.