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Healthy Moments Episodes

One-minute audio tips on living a healthy lifestyle featuring Dr. Griffin Rodgers, Director of NIDDK.

Episodes

All episodes are 1 minute in length. Where indicated, video is available.

  1. Telehealth

    Learn how telehealth can provide new ways to see a doctor without traveling long distances, from Dr. Rodgers and Dr. Pettigrew.

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  2. Wearable Biosensors: Can what you are wearing tell you when to see the doctor?

    Dr. Rodgers and Dr. Pettigrew talk about how sensors can improve health in the future.

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  3. How do sensors play a role in health?

    Do you know how sensors are used for health? Dr. Rodgers and Dr. Roderic Pettigrew explain.

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  4. Urinary Incontinence in Men

    Dr. Rodgers explains that men can experience urinary incontinence, and discusses the causes.

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  5. Lifestyle Changes and Treatments for Managing Erectile Dysfunction

    Dr. Rodgers educates listeners about the treatments for erectile dysfunction, or ED.

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  6. Understanding Erectile Dysfunction

    Dr. Rodgers talks about erectile dysfunction, or ED, including what causes it.

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  7. Prostate Enlargement—Common for Aging Men

    Dr. Rodgers explains the symptoms of BPH, which is common in men over 40.

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  8. Gallstones, Gallbladder Attacks, and Older Americans

    Dr. Rodgers explains what a gallbladder attack is, and what the symptoms are.

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  9. The ABC’s for Older Americans with Diabetes

    Dr. Rodgers tells older Americans with diabetes how managing their disease can help them feel their best.

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  10. Alzheimer’s Disease: You Can Make a Difference by Participating in Research

    Did you know that whether you have a memory problem, family history of Alzheimer’s disease, or no memory problems at all, you may be able to take part in research studies? Dr. Rodgers and Dr. Hodes explain.

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  11. Caregiving and Alzheimer’s Disease

    Advice for caretakers of a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease from Dr. Rodgers and Dr. Hodes.

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  12. Alzheimer's Disease: What You Need to Know

    Dr. Hodes, director of the National Institute on Aging, joins Dr. Rodgers to talk about Alzheimer’s disease.

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  13. Bariatric Surgery for Teens with Severe Obesity

    Dr. Rodgers explains how teens with severe obesity may benefit from bariatric surgery.

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  14. What is Bariatric Surgery?

    Bariatric surgery can help people with severe obesity, and Dr. Rodgers explains the benefits and considerations.

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  15. What’s Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

    Dr. Rodgers tells listeners about irritable bowel syndrome, including symptoms and treatments.

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  16. Kimberly's Kidney Gift

    A woman with kidney failure shares her story of receiving a transplant, and Dr. Rodgers talks about kidney donation.

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  17. Lupus Nephritis Diagnosis and Treatment

    Dr. Rodgers tells listeners about the treatments for lupus nephritis.

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  18. What is Lupus Nephritis?

    Dr. Rodgers explains a type of kidney disease called lupus nephritis, including symptoms.

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  19. A Faith Community's Kidney Health Resource

    Dr. Rodgers discusses the Kidney Sundays Toolkit for starting a community discussion about kidney disease.

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  20. Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments for Kidney Infection

    Dr. Rodgers explains causes and treatments of kidney infections.

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  21. How much do you know about your kidneys?

    Dr. Rodgers talks about the importance of your kidneys and provides tips for keeping them healthy.

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  22. Complementary Health Approaches: Meditation

    Dr. Briggs talks about meditation as a way to help with some health conditions.

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  23. Are Probiotics Good for Your Health?

    What are probiotics and how they can be used? Dr. Briggs explains.

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  24. Using Dietary Supplements Wisely

    Before taking a dietary supplement, Dr. Briggs wants you to ask yourself these 5 questions.

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  25. Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know

    Dr. Rodgers is joined by Dr. Josie Briggs, who explains what you need to know about dietary supplements.

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  26. Getting Help for Prescription Drug Misuse

    It can be hard for people to quit taking prescription drugs. Dr. Volkow explains why and Dr. Rodgers provides resources that can help.

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  27. What is Prescription Drug Misuse?

    Dr. Volkow discusses how taking medicine in a way that is different from what the doctor prescribed can be dangerous.

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  28. Why People Can Become Addicted to Opioids

    In some people, prescription opioids can produce euphoria - or a high, Dr. Volkow explains how.

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  29. What are Opioids and Why Are They Prescribed?

    Dr. Rodgers is joined by Dr. Nora Volkow, who describes common prescription opioids and how they work.

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  30. NIH Body Weight Planner: How the NIH Body Weight Planner Can Help You

    Dr. Rodgers describes how the Body Weight Planner can help people create a plan to reach and maintain their weight goal over time.

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  31. NIH Body Weight Planner: Personalized Plans to Help You Reach Your Goals

    Dr. Rodgers tells listeners about an online tool called the Body Weight Planner, developed by the National Institutes of Health.

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  32. Don't Let the Holidays Weigh You Down

    Dr. Rodgers and Dr. Susan Yanovski talk about holiday weight gain and how to avoid it.

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  33. Eating Healthy and Sticking to My Budget

    Dr. Rodgers notes that healthy meals don't need to be expensive, and shares tips for eating healthy on a budget.

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  34. World AIDS Day

    Dr. Rodgers describes the AIDS epidemic and Dr. Anthony Fauci talks about who should get tested.

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  35. Preventing or Delaying Type 2 Diabetes

    Dr. Rodgers explains that research has shown type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed for those at high risk.

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  36. The ABC's of Managing Type 2 Diabetes

    Dr. Rodgers notes that people with type 2 diabetes need to manage the disease each day, and explains why they should know diabetes ABC's.

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  37. Having a Plan to Manage Your Diabetes

    Dr. Rodgers points out that our Make a Plan tool can help people with diabetes manage their condition.

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  38. Diabetic Retinopathy

    Dr. Sieving tells listeners about exciting research on diabetic retinopathy, a disease that can damage tiny blood vessels inside the eyes of people with diabetes.

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  39. Cataract

    Dr. Sieving explains what a cataract of the eye is, and discusses the symptoms of a cataract.

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  40. Take Action to Protect Yourself from Glaucoma

    Dr. Rodgers is joined by Dr. Paul Sieving, director of the National Eye Institute. They tell listeners what glaucoma is and who is at risk.

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  41. Get Vaccinated Against the Flu

    Dr. Rodgers and guest Dr. Anthony Fauci tell listeners why everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine each year.

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  42. Traumatic Brain Injury

    Dr. Koroshetz discusses traumatic brain injury and tells listeners about symptoms to look out for and when to seek medical attention.

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  43. Parkinson's Disease

    Dr. Koroshetz tells listeners about Parkinson's disease including symptoms and treatments.

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  44. Brain Health and High Blood Pressure: Mind Your Risks

    Dr. Koroshetz joins Dr. Rodgers to explain the effects high blood pressure can have on the brain.

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  45. Help Your Children: Make Fitness Fun

    Dr. Rodgers suggests ways that kids can get physically fit and improve their health.

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  46. Eating and Nutrition: Tips for K-12 Students

    Hear tips for helping their kids achieve a healthy weight with Dr. Rodgers.

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  47. The Importance of a Good Night's Sleep

    Dr. Rodgers highlights the importance of sleep in helping your children do well in school.

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  48. Help Your Teens Stay Focused and Energized

    Tips from Dr. Rodgers for helping your teens stay focused and energized in school.

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  49. Take Healthy Habits to College

    Help your student take healthy habits to college this fall with advice from Dr. Rodgers.

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  50. We Can! Help Children Stay at a Healthy Weight

    Dr. Rodgers explains why limiting your kids' computer and TV time is important for their health.

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  51. MedlinePlus ®: Your Resource to Good Health

    Dr. Rodgers tells listeners about NIH's MedlinePlus® website and the useful information that can be found on it.

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  52. New Guidelines for Treating Sickle Cell Disease

    Dr. Rodgers discusses recent research and recommendations that can improve treatment for sickle cell disease.

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