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Welcome to the Empowered Patient Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  This show is a window into the latest innovations in digital health and the changing dynamic between doctors and patients.

Topics on the show include

  • the emergence of precision medicine and breakthroughs in genomics
  • advances in biopharmaceuticals
  • age-related diseases and aging in place
  • using big data from wearables and sensors
  • transparency in the medical marketplace
  • challenges for connected health entrepreneurs

The audience includes researchers, medical professionals, patient advocates, entrepreneurs, patients, caregivers, solution providers, students, journalists, and investors.

Apr 23, 2020

Dr. John Poothullil is an expert on diabetes and author with many books on the subject of diabetes, cancer, and diet.  He shares insights about why type 2 diabetes is considered such a high risk factor for COVID-19 and how the coronavirus attacks the body.  He also discusses the challenges of identifying the correct antibodies to fight the disease and provides advice for people with type 2 diabetes as well as everyone else about social distancing, diets and exercise in these stressful times.

#COVID19 #coronavirus #diabetes #type2diabetes

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Dr John