Take a quick look around the world and you'll see that healthcare is entirely different around the globe. Especially in developing countries. But if it's ebola, chikungunya, zika or another emerging infection, it affects all of us, even here in Hawai‘i. Next time, The Body Show will focus on medicine around the world.
Diabesity is the finding of diabetes in people who have obesity as well. And in part, it's a greater risk of having heart attacks, strokes and more. But are all people with diabetes treated the same? Can weight loss really be the cure? We talk about the best way to tackle diabesity here in Hawaii.
Angioplasty and stents, how do you know if that's enough or if you are going to need open heart surgery. Dr. Stephen Chan will help to sort it all out. He's an invasive cardiologist at Kaiser Permanente and will be sharing his expertise on how to treat a blockage, and what happens if you need to have a surgery.