Diseases & Conditions - Common Conditions Videos

Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

Can you quickly recognize symptoms of acute flaccid myelitis? (:59)

AFM is a rare but serious syndrome that causes sudden arm or leg weakness, mostly in children.


CDC Video: A Change for Life (5:26)

A Change for Life (5:26)

In this video, experts and people with prediabetes talk about how type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed by making lifestyle changes that include weight loss and more physical activity. People with prediabetes discuss how group lifestyle change classes helped them learn and keep healthy habits.


CDC Video: Arthritis Pain Reliever

Arthritis Pain Reliever (4:17)

Physical activity is a proven way to relieve the pain and disability associated with arthritis, but many people do not have the confidence or knowledge about how to exercise safely. This video will help people with arthritis learn more about the benefits of physical activity and the types and amounts of exercise helpful for people with arthritis.


CDC Video: Blood Sugar and Fears

Blood Sugar and Fears (4:23)

More than 20 million people in the United States suffer from type 2 diabetes and tens of millions more are at risk. The Blood Sugar and Fears video offers simple steps that can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes, such as choosing healthier foods, increasing physical activity and losing 5 to 7 percent of body weight.


CDC Video: The Story of Iyal

The Story of Iyal (3:47)

A mother tells her compelling story about a family living with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Every family has unique experiences, challenges and successes. The intent is not to endorse specific interventions, but to share one family’s story and hope.


Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome

Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) (:30)

The “Missing My Life” video shows a woman with ME/CFS and what her life is like as she goes through part of her day. It shows some of the everyday events that she misses as she manages her illness.

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