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Type II Diabetes/Value-Based Care (#1208) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: Almost 30 million people in the U.S. have Type II Diabetes. It's a disease that can be greatly improved by lifestyle changes including a healthy diet and exercise, along with medication compliance and monitoring. But not many people do as well as Mark Lee, who completely turned his life around after his diagnosis. His story is an inspiration to those who struggle every day with controlling their diabetes. Myth or Medicine: Weight loss can improve Type II Diabetes, but can it be cured? Second Opinion 5: Five ways to control your diabetes.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 24, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, May 24, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, May 26, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, May 26, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Preventive Cancer Screening (#1209) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Patient Story: More than half a million people die of cancer each year in the U.S., so it's no wonder we want to do what we can to catch and treat cancer early. For some cancers, we have preventive cancer screenings that are readily available. But who should be screened? Rose Arp has no cancer history, but wants to know from the experts what screenings she should be getting as she turns 50 years old. Myth or Medicine: Will a yearly mammogram cause breast or thyroid cancer? Second Opinion 5: Five greatest risk factors for cancer.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, May 31, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, May 31, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 2, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 2, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Pancreatic Cancer (#1210) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer is devastating for the patient and his/her family. Often the cancer is caught when it is at an advanced stage, and survival rates are lower than many cancers. Peter Suess is more than 5 years out from his pancreatic cancer diagnosis, and his story of his ongoing treatment and survival is one of hope and inspiration. Myth or Medicine: Is pancreatic cancer a death sentence? Second Opinion 5: Five ways to support someone with cancer.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 7, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 7, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 9, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 9, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Opioids to Heroin Addiction (#1301) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Experts say the heroin epidemic, which is a growing problem nationwide, is largely spurred by people who first become addicted to prescribed opiate pain medications. As the pills become more expensive and harder to obtain, people move on to the cheaper and more potent high that heroin can provide. Cynthia Scudo, grandmother of twenty, shares the story of hip pain that ended with a nine-year addiction to heroin.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 14, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 14, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 16, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 16, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Borderline Personality Disorder (#1302) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Often misunderstood and under-diagnosed, Borderline Personality Disorder is a serious mental illness that leaves those affected struggling to control emotions and maintain healthy relationships. Amy Allison shares the story of the life she achieved as a high-functioning professional while her personal life was in turmoil.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 21, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 21, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 23, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 23, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me

Tourette Syndrome (#1303) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Tourette Syndrome is a neurological disorder that presents in early childhood or adolescence with the first symptoms often being involuntary movements, or tics. Peter Morrison was diagnosed when he was 10 years old, and he shares his story of overcoming the personal and social challenges caused by the syndrome. He's joined by his mother Susan, who provides her perspective as a parent.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 28, 2018 -- 3:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jun 28, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 30, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 30, 2018 -- 8:30am Remind me
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