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Hospital and Internal Medicine Podcast

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Rank #46 in Medicine category

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Intended for the medical professional who enjoys learning for the sake of it. Dr. Porat is a practicing Colorado Hospitalist and Board Certified in Internal Medicine.

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Intended for the medical professional who enjoys learning for the sake of it. Dr. Porat is a practicing Colorado Hospitalist and Board Certified in Internal Medicine.

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Very interesting

By August Consumer - Jun 27 2019
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Very interesting musings, enjoyable and entertaining.

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By embugg04 - May 27 2019
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I love these podcasts! Very concise and well explained. I just wish there were more!

iTunes Ratings

476 Ratings
Average Ratings
416
32
10
7
11

Very interesting

By August Consumer - Jun 27 2019
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Very interesting musings, enjoyable and entertaining.

More!

By embugg04 - May 27 2019
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I love these podcasts! Very concise and well explained. I just wish there were more!
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Hospital and Internal Medicine Podcast

Latest release on Dec 10, 2019

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Intended for the medical professional who enjoys learning for the sake of it. Dr. Porat is a practicing Colorado Hospitalist and Board Certified in Internal Medicine.

Rank #1: MRSA - The basics about Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcal Aureus

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Resistance and virulence mechanisms are discussed.  Clinical presentations as well as the difference between colonization and infection are considered.Screening, prevention, and understanding Community Acquired MRSA vs Healthcare Acquired MRSA strains can be challenging, so practical information is presented for the common questions patients, families, and health care workers will often have.

May 12 2013

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Rank #2: Internal Medicine Pearls Part 1

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Jul 02 2012

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Rank #3: Internal Medicine Pearls #3

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A look at some new data: COPD and Oxygen use - low serum creatinine levels - BMI considerations - the RDW - the age of blood.

May 11 2017

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Rank #4: Urinalysis Pearls for Managing Adult Patients

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Aug 30 2012

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Rank #5: Pulmonary Embolism - part 1

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The topics covered are D-Dimer testing, false positive over-diagnosis of PE on CT scanning, the ADJUST-PE study, and clinical signs and symptoms of a pulmonary embolism.

Jun 03 2016

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Rank #6: Azithromycin, COPD, and the Heart

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Aug 23 2012

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Rank #7: Internal Medicine Pearls #5

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Diuretic therapy for congestive heart failure treatment, antibiotics for diabetic osteomyelitis after foot surgery, and practical tips with new-onset seizures - is among the knowledge dropped (because, after all, school can't teach us everything).

Apr 03 2018

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Rank #8: Urine Drug Testing - Misinterpretation is Very Common

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You know all those people on social media wanting mandatory drug testing for welfare recipients? Perhaps, reasonable in theory, if the test wasn't frequently producing false-positives and false-negatives. Making accurate clinical decisions is always challenging, but particularly with urine drug testing. The consequences of misinterpretation can be awful.

May 28 2017

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Rank #9: Acute Alcohol Withdrawal

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Jul 02 2012

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Rank #10: Internal Medicine Pearls #4

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Checking glucose levels in Type 2 Diabetes, ACE Inhibitors for women, and using Azithromycin in Asthma.

Nov 14 2017

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Rank #11: Guillain-Barre Syndrome

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Jul 02 2012

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Rank #12: Rhabdomyolysis

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Jul 02 2012

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Rank #13: Clostridium Difficile - part 1

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A deceivingly difficult topic. Not so obvious points are made about asymptomatic carriers, transmission, and who to test.

Jan 25 2019

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Rank #14: Iron Deficiency Anemia - etiology and diagnosis

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Mar 03 2016

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Rank #15: Factor 5 Leiden - Activated Protein C Resistance part 1

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Sep 25 2012

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Rank #16: Osteomyelitis

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Jul 02 2012

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Rank #17: Some Recent Studies Worth Knowing About - February 2018

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Some new stuff about Vitamin D & Calcium supplementation, another about the timing of hip fracture surgery, etc

Feb 01 2018

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Rank #18: Type 2 Diabetes Treatment - Part 1

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May 01 2018

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Rank #19: Brain Death - Part 1

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Jul 02 2012

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Rank #20: Renal and Ureteral Stones (Nephrolithiasis - Kidney Stones) - part 1

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This episode discusses symptoms, the importance of size, and a few other pearls.

Feb 01 2017

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Recent Interesting Internal Medicine Studies and Facts - December 2019

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Correcting Hypernatremia in adults (finally, a real study!). An option for that scary patient with hemoptysis. How many nephrons you have (and your patient has) - it matters. 

Dec 10 2019

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Anemia of Inflammation - finally understand this common anemia that accomplished doctors often can't explain

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Anemia of Inflammation is also often referred to as Anemia of Chronic Disease. It is one of the most common anemias, yet often challenging to comprehend. This is an attempt is to try and simplify it.

Sep 30 2019

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Anemia of Inflammation - part 2

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If you know why red blood cells survive less (and are made less) during inflammatory conditions, and already know why ferritin increases in inflammation, and don't want to hear a lousy Iron Man plot idea - then you are good to go on skipping this episode.

Sep 30 2019

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Anemia of Inflammation - part 3

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Sep 30 2019

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Creatine - part 1

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It occurs naturally in the body (because we synthesize it), it is in meat, and it is frequently used as a supplement. Since it is in you, why not understand what is and what it does? Advice is provided on which supplement labels to particularly avoid. A brief reflection upon creatine within our brains (and the potential memory impact seen in one study) is utilized to make the point that when it comes to a performance enhancer, like creatine, it's not solely about the ramifications on muscle strength and endurance.

Aug 20 2019

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Creatine - part 2

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The replenishing of muscle ATP is one (of the several) mechanisms that creatine helps with when it comes to heavy anaerobic exercise. Other topics discussed are things to know about lab testing the kidneys while taking creatine. Thoughts on why some don't respond to creatine supplementation.

Aug 06 2019

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Creatine - part 3

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Is there a specific type of creatine to buy? What is creatine monohydrate? What is Creapure? What do some professional organizations have to say about the safety of creatine? The loading dose debate. Also dives into the several mechanisms of action for how creatine helps build muscle.

Aug 05 2019

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Medicare for All? (or maybe you call it Universal Healthcare or Single-Payer)

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Are you surprised that GoFundMe and crowdfunding are not the solution to a family healthcare crisis? How about Medicare for All? Hmmmm.....

Jul 01 2019

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Part 5 of Muscle and Strength Gaining Tips - The Emotional Connection and Overcoming Temporary Pain

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Apr 08 2019

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Clostridium Difficile - part 1

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A deceivingly difficult topic. Not so obvious points are made about asymptomatic carriers, transmission, and who to test.

Jan 25 2019

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Clostridium Difficile - part 2

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Specific initial treatment regimens are discussed. Topics include fulminant disease, Vancomycin, Fidaxomicin, Metronidazole, and recurrence rates/regimens.

Jan 23 2019

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Clostridium Difficile - part 3

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Many of the latest studies in the 2017-2018 timeframe are reviewed. The importance of looking at the eosinophil count on the CBC, probiotic future directions, microbiome transplant options, antibody treatment (bezlotoxumab), "penicillin allergic" patients, and a brief mention of available testing.

Jan 23 2019

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Live From My Basement Bathroom

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Experiences that taught me some lessons. 

Dec 24 2018

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Type 2 Diabetes Treatment - Part 7 - GLP-1 Agonists and DPP-4 Inhibitors

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Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 (GLP-1) mimetics are also referred to as the GLP-1 receptor agonists. While this talk mostly focuses on GLP-1 mechanisms and actions, the hope is you will also better understand The Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors 

The current GLP-1 Agonists include Exenatide (Byetta), Liraglutide (Victoza), Dulaglutide (Trulicity), Abiglutide (Tanzeum), Lixisenatide (Adlyxin), Semaglutide (Ozempic).

The current DPP-4 Inhibitors include Alogliptin (Nesina), Linagliptin (Tradjenta), Saxagliptin (Onglyza), Sitagliptin (Januvia). 

Dec 17 2018

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Type 2 Diabetes Treatment - Part 6 - SGLT2 Inhibitors

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Sodium-Glucose Transporter 2 Inhibitors decrease glucose re-absorbtion. The diuretic effect, weight loss, DKA, cardiac outcomes, blood pressure, genital infections and a whole bunch of other information is discussed.

SGLT2s include Canagliflozin (Invokana), Dapagliflozin (Farxiga), Empagliflozin (Jardiance), Ertagliflozin (Steglatro), with more to be released in the future.

Sep 26 2018

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Type 2 Diabetes Treatment - Part 5 - HgA1C

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There is a lot more to understanding HgA1C then most realize (particularly the quality industry and big corporations).

Aug 26 2018

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Type 2 Diabetes Treatment - Part 4 - Metformin

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Tackles - Vitamin B12, kidney disease, CHF, cancer, Impaired Glucose Tolerance (IGT), dosing, side-effects, lactic acidosis, cost, drinkers, hypoxic patients, glucose lowering, and a few other moments of erudation.

May 27 2018

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Type 2 Diabetes Treatment - Part 3 Glucagon

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If you want to understand drug classes like DPP-4 inhibitors, GLP-1 (GLUCAGON-like peptide) therapies, treating hypoglycemia, and an important player among the many etiologies of Type 2 diabetes - then you must understand the basics about glucoagon.

May 16 2018

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Type 2 Diabetes Treatment - Part 2 - Reversing The Disease With Lifestyle Changes

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May 01 2018

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Type 2 Diabetes Treatment - Part 1

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May 01 2018

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iTunes Ratings

476 Ratings
Average Ratings
416
32
10
7
11

Very interesting

By August Consumer - Jun 27 2019
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Very interesting musings, enjoyable and entertaining.

More!

By embugg04 - May 27 2019
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I love these podcasts! Very concise and well explained. I just wish there were more!