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  1. Arrhythmia: Living With a Pacemaker (02:19)
    Learn how to adjust to life with a pacemaker and have an active, healthy life.
  2. Arrhythmia: What Is an ICD? (01:56)
    Learn how an ICD works and how it can help your heart.
  3. Asthma: Helping a Young Child Take Medicine (01:32)
    Learn ways to encourage your young child to take asthma medicine with a nebulizer.
  4. Caring for Your Urinary Catheter (02:22)
    Learn how to live with a urinary catheter and how to take care of it to prevent infection.
  5. Checking Peak Flow (01:48)
    Learn how to use a peak flow meter to check how well your lungs are working.
  6. Diabetes: Finger-Stick Test (01:05)
    Learn how to use a finger-stick test to see how food or activity can change your blood sugar.
  7. Diabetes: Testing Your Blood Sugar (02:35)
    Learn the best way to test blood sugar. Knowing your blood sugar levels helps you manage your diabetes.
  8. How to Give a Glucagon Shot (01:23)
    Learn how to give a glucagon shot to a person having a low-blood-sugar emergency.
  9. How to Give an Epinephrine Shot to a Child (01:35)
    Learn how to give a child an epinephrine shot to treat a severe allergic reaction.
  10. How to Give Yourself an Epinephrine Shot (01:38)
    Learn how to give yourself an epinephrine shot for a severe allergic reaction.
  11. How to Put on Compression Stockings (01:37)
    Learn some tips that will help you put on your compression stockings.
  12. How to Use a Nebulizer With a Mask (01:29)
    Learn how to use a nebulizer, with a face mask, on your child.
  13. How to Use an Incentive Spirometer (01:25)
    Learn how to use an incentive spirometer to improve the health of your lungs.
  14. How to Wear a Sling (01:12)
    Learn how to wear a sling to protect an injured arm.
  1. Insulin: Giving an Injection in the Belly (02:56)
    Learn how to give yourself an insulin shot in the belly using a syringe or insulin pen.
  2. Pacemaker Placement (01:36)
    See what you can expect and how to prepare for getting a pacemaker.
  3. Traveling With Oxygen (02:03)
    Learn how to take oxygen along when you travel by air, train, or cruise ship.
  4. Using a Cane (03:05)
    Learn how to use your cane correctly so you can stay stable and safe.
  5. Using a Dry Powder Inhaler (01:46)
    Learn the right way to use a dry powder inhaler to help control your asthma.
  6. Using a Walker (03:01)
    Learn how to use your walker correctly so you can stay stable and safe.
  7. Using Crutches (03:06)
    Learn how using crutches the right way will help you stay stable and safe while you heal.

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