Ted talks wrong about diabetes

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Lets Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris

A guy walks into a bar car and...

From here the story could take many turns. When this guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities are endless, but the result is always the same: he will both delight you with twists of humor and intelligence and leave you deeply moved.

Sedaris remembers his fathers dinnertime attire (shirtsleeves and underpants), his first colonoscopy (remarkably pleasant), and the time he considered buying the skeleton of a murdered Pygmy.

With Lets Explore Diabetes with Owls, David Sedaris shows once again why his work has been called hilarious, elegant, and surprisingly moving (Washington Post).
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Diabetes -- time for a change - Fredrik Debong - TEDxVienna

Dr. Sarah Hallberg’s Ted Talk: Reversing Type 2 Diabetes Starts with Ignoring the Guidelines

Our Medical Director, Dr. Sarah Hallberg, gave a talk for TedxPurdueU that has taught millions of people how food affects our bodies and our health. Watch her video here. Sarah Hallberg , gave a talk for TedxPurdueU three years ago that remains one of their most-watched videos. This video has taught millions of people how food affects our bodies and our health, and many have followed the nutrition advice she gave.

You have JavaScript disabled. Menu Main menu. Watch TED Talks. Search All results. As a young surgeon, Peter Attia felt contempt for a patient with diabetes. She was overweight, he thought, and thus responsible for the fact that she needed a foot amputation. But years later, Attia received an unpleasant medical surprise that led him to wonder: is our understanding of diabetes right?

The answer to this riddle is not simply that people are lazy or unable to follow through on what they know is best for them. Attia wonders if, perhaps, our medical understanding of the relationship between obesity and diabetes may be wrong. Peter Attia: Is the obesity crisis hiding a bigger problem? To explain, he tells a story of a night in when he was doing his surgical residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and was paged at 2am to see a woman with a diabetic ulcer on her foot. She was in danger of needing an amputation.

Peter Attia’s TED talk

Well worth watching! Dr Attia is likely to accomplish great things.

Ever Widening Circles is curating the ConspiracyofGoodness! Read More. What if our models for adult-onset diabetes are backward? Like many medical assumptions over the years. Take diabetes, for example. What if we are blaming hundreds of millions of people for their plight and they were set-up from the beginning?

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  1. Our understanding of obesity and diabetes may be wrong: A Q&A with surgeon Peter Attia | TED Blog

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