Dr. George Grunberger shares the results of the national Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) Unmet Needs Survey that was commissioned by The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), to examine the support, management and treatment of the disease and why it is important to continue prioritizing and advancing innovation to help people achieve better outcomes.
Joel Tune, CEO of Enteris Biopharma, discusses their proprietary drug delivery technology (Peptelligence®) that allows medicines to be delivered orally versus injection. The technology has been developed and proven effective to enable the safe delivery of peptide-based therapeutics and other molecules with low oral bioavailability.
Steve Parkinson, President and CEO of Lakewood-Amedex (a privately-held, clinical stage pharmaceutical company), discusses their development of a broad portfolio of first-in-class antimicrobial and antifungal therapeutics called bisphosphocins™
Colette Courtion, Joylux Founder and CEO discusses vFit, a device designated as a Low-Risk General Wellness Product by the FDA, that is the world’s first non-invasive, hormone-free intimate wellness solution incorporating a patented combination of red light (LED), gentle heat, and sonic technology for use at home. For more information, you may visit www.getvfit.com.
Dr. Ellen Manos, a Doctor Advocate for JDS Therapeutics, discusses a dedicated line of natural, plant-based, nutraceutical products for non-hormonal treatment of PMS, perimenopause, and menopause, what women can expect, and what advancements are being introduced in the field.
CEO of On Target Laboratories, Martin Low, discusses On Target’s development of two new drugs: OTL78, for the treatment of prostate cancer that selectively finds, infiltrates and identifies cancer cells, even those hidden below healthy tissue; and On Target’s lead candidate, OTL38, that operates very similarly to OTL78.
Dr. Bruce Levy, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic and sports medicine surgeon, and his wife Heather Levy have developed the first and only medical-grade privacy garment available that fully covers the genital area, allows procedural access, and meets strict FDA guidelines for use in the operating room and other healthcare settings. Dr. Levy discusses the issue of patient privacy and shares more about COVR Medical garments as well as tips to ensure patients feel comfortable.
Many of the Americans with sleep apnea use the doctor-prescribed CPAP machine. What’s terrifying is that for the millions of sleep apnea sufferers who use CPAP, breathing contaminated air because their CPAP machine is dirty could also seriously endanger their health. If those with sleep apnea don’t regularly clean their machine, then it can lead to foul odor, skin irritations and built up bacteria that can lead to sinus infections and other illnesses.
The Center of Opioid Support launched a free online resource to help people coping with opioid misuse and those who have a relationship with someone with an opioid misuse disorder on August 31, 2018, International Overdose Awareness Day. The platform of resources is governed by a medical advisory board including nationally-renowned addiction experts. Vera Bullock, a co-founder, talked about her personal story of how she lost her 25 year old son to an opioid overdose and her mission to help others.
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, killing 1 in 4 Americans every year. The American Hearts Association reports that more than 6,000,000 Americans are living with heart failure and 900,000 new cases are diagnosed every year.
Cardiologist Dr. Daniel R. Bensimhon discusses the symptoms of heart failure and share information on treatment options, including a heart pump known as HeartMate™ by Abbott. Dr. Bensimhon will be joined by his patient, Chris Rice, who will share his inspiring journey to a new heart, and how treatment with the pump saved his life.