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Durable Healthcare – Redesigning a System to Work for Everyone: Mark Arnoldy at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Mark Arnoldy – TRANSCRIPT One of my most deeply imprinted childhood memories came on a day when my mom picked me up from middle school. We rolled to a stop at a red light, and I asked her a question from the passenger seat. When she didn’t respond, I looked to see why. She was trembling …

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An Unsolved Medical Mystery Sheds New Light on Ebola: Michelle Barnes at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Michelle Barnes – TRANSCRIPT I’m going to talk to you about the ongoing Ebola outbreak. It started in Guinea in 2013, and has since moved to Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Senegal, Mali, the UK, Spain, Italy, and even the US. I’m also going to talk about the next Ebola outbreak. But before I do that, I’d …

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How Alzheimer’s Patients Rediscovered Their Identity Through Graffiti: Damon McLeese at TEDxMileHigh (Transcript)

Damon McLeese – TRANSCRIPT So my mom died last year. She was 90 years old; she had fallen and broken her hip. By the time she finally passed, it was a relief to everyone. The doctors told us she had about a 50/50 chance of making it a year, and it turns out they were …

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Taking on Obesity: Holly Wyatt at TEDxMileHigh (Full Transcript)

Holly Wyatt – TRANSCRIPT Kathy walked slowly into my office. She weighs 250 pounds, she’s 5 foot 3 inches tall, and this gives her the diagnosis of severe or morbid obesity. She’s tried everything. She’s tried lots of diets; she’s actually joined a gym ten times; she’s tried resistance training; she’s tried aerobic training; she has …

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Sugar…It’s Not So Sweet: Calgary Avansino at TEDxMoorgate (Full Transcript)

Calgary Avansino – TRANSCRIPT So about two weeks ago, I was speaking at a school in California about sugar. And after I was done, a little six-year-old boy, adorable little boy, came up to me and said, “But I don’t have to worry about that because I don’t eat a lot of sugar.” So I …

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