Episode 121: vitamin C for sepsis, probiotics for halitosis, and dyspepsia evaluation
Primary Care Update
by Mark Ebell
4d ago
This week, Kate, Henry and Mark discuss vitamin C for sepsis, probiotics for treating halitosis, and new UK guidelines for evaluation of dyspepsia. Plus a quiz: how much time do we primary care docs spend every day delivering preventive services ..read more
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Episode 120: sleepy time for kids, crenezumab for Alzheimers, prognosis after TKA, and intermittent fasting
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by Mark Ebell
2w ago
Join us this week as Kate, Henry, Gary and Mark discuss: nonpharmacologic sleep interventions in children, crenezumab for treating patients with early Alzheimers, prognosis after knee replacement, and time restricted eating (“intermittent fasting”) for weight loss. Henry and Gary are oxygen deprived and recording in Big Sky, teaching a CME course. You can join all four of us on March 3 and 4 in Scottsdale, AZ for 16 hours of content at the Arizona Academy of Family Physicians annual spring course. Click here to learn more and register ..read more
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Episode 119: insomnia treatment, when to take HTN meds, colonoscopy effectiveness, and chlorthalidone vs HCTZ
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by Mark Ebell
1M ago
An action packed episode with some truly landmark studies to discuss. Join Kate, Henry, Gary and Mark as they discuss drug treatment of insomnia, when to take your anti-hypertensive meds, whether colonoscopy is effectiveness, and chlorthalidone vs HCTZ.  ..read more
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Episode 118: hyperbilirubinemia, diabetic neuropathy, acute heart failure, and screening for CVD
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by Mark Ebell
2M ago
This week, Kate, Gary, Henry and Mark discuss a new guideline for managing jaundice in babies, treating painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy, acetazolamide for patients hospitalized with CHF, and screening for CVD in older men ..read more
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Episode 117: the plague, treatment of prediabetes, asymptomatic bacteriuria, and the value of pyuria
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by Mark Ebell
2M ago
This week, Mark, Kate, Henry and Gary discuss black Friday, black Death; long term outcomes of managing patients with impaired glucose tolerance or "pre-diabetes" (Henry hates that term); treating asymptomatic bacteriuria in nursing home residents; and the significance of microscopic pyuria in asymptomatic patients ..read more
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Episode 116: Polypills, yoga for migraine, best 2nd drug for DM, and Paxlovid for omicron
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by Mark Ebell
3M ago
Gary, Kate, Henry and Mark discuss 4 POEMs: polypills for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease, yoga for migraines, the best 2nd drug for type 2 DM, and clinical outcomes with Paxlovid in the omicron wave.  Do check out Essential Evidence Plus if you want all of the POEMs each month and a great primary care reference ..read more
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Episode 115: bisphosphonates and mortality, COVID rebound, and 2 IBS treatments
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by Mark Ebell
3M ago
This week, join Mark, Kate, Gary and Henry as they discuss 4 studies: mortality reduction from the treatment of osteoporosis, hypnosis for patients with IBS, COVID rebound syndrome, and low FODMAP diets in patients with IBS ..read more
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Episode 114: cannabis for chronic pain, scaphoid fractures, and steroids for renal colic
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by Mark Ebell
4M ago
On this week's podcast, our intrepid trio of family physicians discusses cannabis for chronic pain, treatment of scaphoid fractures in adults, and adding dexamethasone to ketorolac for adults with renal colic ..read more
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Episode 113: POC respiratory panels, fever in adults, and CV benefits of SGLT-2's
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by Mark Ebell
4M ago
Today Kate, Gary and Henry talk about point of care respiratory panels for children, outcomes of controlling fever in adults, and SGLT2 inhibitors and heart failure. Mark is enjoying Murphy's in Cork but still managed to do the post-production ..read more
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Episode 112: buckle fractures, tirzepatide for obesity, and stroke risk with severe carotid stenosis
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by Mark Ebell
5M ago
This week, Henry, Gary and Mark discuss: managing children with torus (buckle) fractures of the distal radius, tirzepatide for treating obesity in adults without T2DM, and stroke risk in patients with asymptomatic severe carotid artery stenosis. Kate couldn't join us this week, but check out her thoughtful essay in the journal Family Medicine  ..read more
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