Rank #1: How Do You Approach Obesity During an Office Visit?
Approaching the topic of body weight with patients is a sensitive issue. It can be challenging for providers to discuss health issues related to excess weight while also remaining sensitive to terminology and language that may offend patients. Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle welcomes Dr. Adarsh Gupta to provide insight on how to approach obesity during an office visit. Dr. Gupta is the Director of the Center for Medical Weight Loss & Metabolic Control, and Associate Professor of Family Medicine at Rowan School of Medicine.
May 18 2015
Rank #2: When it's Time to Call the Dermatologist: Hot Topics in Skin Care
When do you refer to dermatologists? And what are some of the common & uncommon dermatologic conditions that PCPs should refer to dermatologists? Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle welcomes Dr. Jeanine B. Downie to discuss some of the "hot topics" in dermatology and best practices in developing a good relationship between the primary care clinician and the dermatologist. Dr. Downie, director of Image Dermatology in New Jersey, is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Feb 15 2016
Rank #3: Delivering Safer Pain Management Options in an Era of Opioid Abuse
Addictions to opioids have soared since the 1990's. It's now estimated that as many as 36 million people worldwide abuse opiods. The medical community not only assumes the heavy responsibility of confronting this epidemic in clinical practice, but also shoulders a significant amount of blame from the general public for overprescribing opioid medications. Where should clinicians on the front lines of care start to address both the clinical priorities and the encumbent social responsibilities of opioid abuse?
Dr. Anita Gupta, Associate Professor and Vice Chair of the Division of Pain Medicine in the Department of Anesthesiology at Drexel University School of Medicine, joins Dr. Jennifer Caudle to discuss the call to action for safer pain management in this era of prescription drug abuse.
Aug 15 2016
Rank #4: Impacts of Prolonged Screen Time on Children's Health
Guest: Sarah E. Domoff, PhD
To address the growing issue of prolonged screen time and media use among children, Dr. Jennifer Caudle speaks with Dr. Sarah Domoff, Director of the Family Health Lab at Central Michigan University, about the tools available to help physicians identify and curb screen addiction.
Jun 07 2018
Rank #5: Breast Basics 101: What Every Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer Risk, Screening, and Detection
Joining Dr. Jennifer Caudle to discuss top tips in breast cancer risk, screening, and detection is Dr. Monique Gary, breast surgical oncologist at Grand View Health in Sellersville, PA. Dr. Gary earned her medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her internship and residency at University of Massachusetts Hospital and went on to complete her fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital.
Apr 11 2016
Rank #6: How Does Plaque Psoriasis Affect Patients?
For the two percent of Americans diagnosed with psoriasis, proper and individualized treatment is essential in improving a patient’s quality of life, as Dr. Jennifer Caudle explains.
Aug 20 2018
Rank #7: Reprogramming the Digestive System: Where Traditional and Integrative Therapies Merge
Guest: Tasneem "Taz" Bhatia, MD
Dr. Jennifer Caudle welcomes Dr. Taz Bhatia, associate professor in Integrative Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine and and Founder and Medical Director of the Atlanta Center for Holistic and Integrative Medicine. Dr. Bhatia is author of The 21-Day Belly Fix: The Doctor-Designed Diet Plan for A Clean Gut and a Slimmer Waist. She describes her personal journey toward dual-expertise in allopathic and integrative medicine, and the research foundations behind her popular book.
Sep 14 2015
Rank #8: The Importance of Immunizations
August is National Immunization Awareness Month sponsored by the National Public Health Information Coalition. Dr. Jennifer Caudle discusses the important role immunizations play in healthcare.
Sep 12 2018
Rank #9: Diabetes Research Suggests Better Long Term Outcomes with Early Insulin
Host Jennifer Caudel, DO welcomes Jay Shubrook, DO, Director of Clinical Research and Diabetes Services at Touro University-California College of Osteopathic Medicine. Recorded on site at the American Osteopathic Association's annual medical education conference, Dr. Shubrook discusses a pilot study in which newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes patients were treated with early insulin rather than lifestyle changes and oral therapies alone. The results suggested not only good safety profiles, but also better long-term outcomes for patients.
Nov 30 2015
Rank #10: Raising Awareness of Sickle Cell Disease
The month of September is dedicated to raising awareness of sickle cell disease, which affects approximately 70,000 to 100,000 Americans each year. Here to tell us more about this prevalent condition and the various resources available is Dr. Jennifer Caudle.
Aug 20 2018
Rank #11: 11 Essential Foods for Infants and Children: Guidelines to Healthy Eating
Parents today are bombarded with confusing and sometimes harmful information in regard to which foods are best to give their kids. Nutritional guidelines are constantly changing and parents don’t know who to trust for medically sound and proven advice that works.
Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle sits down with Dr. Tanya Altmann, pediatrician, founder of Calabasas Pediatrics, and author of the book, What to Feed Your Baby: A Pediatrician’s Guide to the 11 Essential Foods to Guarantee Veggie-Loving, No Fuss, Healthy Eating Kids. The two talk about the importance of introducing children to healthy eating habits from an early age to ensure a good eating adult lifestyle.
Sep 12 2016
Rank #12: De-Stress for Success: 10 Tips to Conquer Stress
Women today often feel fed up, overwhelmed, overworked and completely stressed out. What can physicians do to help patients manage this stress?
Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle chats with Dr. Tiffany Lowe-Payne, a family physician, Founder & CEO of the Institute of Transformational Health and Wellness Inc, and author of the book, A Woman’s Guide To De-Stress For Success: 10 Tips to Conquer Stress and Live at Your Best.
They talk about how busy women can find balance and transform their lives from the inside out.
Apr 03 2017
Rank #13: Treating Women With Fibroids: Medical, Surgical, and Psychological Priorities
Joining Dr. Jennifer Caudle to share insights about fibroid treatment updates and counseling methods is Dr. Jessica Shepherd, Assistant Professor of OB/GYN and Director of Minimally Invasive Gynecology at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Dr. Shepherd is the founder of HerViewpoint.com, an online forum for women designed to discuss all those women's health topics that are difficult to raise in doctors' offices.
Oct 10 2016
Rank #14: Spatulas over Scalpels: Teaching Medical Students the Language of Food
Guest: Leah Sarris, RD, LDN
It's important for physicians to know how to talk to their patients about healthy eating habits and smart dietary choices, which can be a difficult conversation to have. Tulane Medical School is trying to overcome this obstacle by teaching their medical students how to cook, hoping that it translates into better communication with patients in the future.
Host Dr. Jennifer Caudle explores this innovative program with Chef Leah Sarris, a registered dietitian and Director of Operations and Executive Chef at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. They talk about ways in which teaching culinary medicine to medical students is leading to healthy eating habits and improved outcomes for the larger community.
Apr 08 2017
Rank #15: Delaying or Deferring the Onset of Alzheimer’s Disease: Can a New Blood Test Help?
Host Jennifer Caudle, DO welcomes Robert Nagele, PhD, a Rowan University researcher and Professor at the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Nagele and his team are closing in on a new blood test to detect Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, MS, cancers and other diseases by searching for the autoantibodies created by the disease processes. The test has initially shown to be remarkably accurate in research trials with a capability to accurately assess the stage of disease. More important, it appears to detect pre-clinical disease, giving physicians an opportunity to intervene with lifestyle changes that delay or defer the onset of symptoms.
This program was recorded live at the American Osteopathic Association's annual medical education conference, OMED2015 in Orlando, FL,
Dec 28 2015
Rank #16: Cracking Down on Opioid Abuse: The Pros and Cons of Stricter State Legislations
States are cracking down on physicians and pharmacies in an attempt to curb a nationwide epidemic of opioid abuse. While some measures are improving the situation in hard-hit areas such as Florida, opponents say that the new laws are also keeping needed medications out of the hands of patients. How are states responding to this dual-issue, and do the ends of diminishing drug overdoses justify the means of restricting drug access to those who need them?
Host Jennifer Caudle, DO welcomes guests Nick Schilligo and Mark Bailey, DO, PhD to Everyday Family Medicine to discuss the pros and cons of updated opioid prescription regulations nationwide. Mr. Schilligo is Associate Vice President of State Government Affairs for the American Osteopathic Association, while Dr. Mark Bailey is Professor of Neurology and Pain Medicine specialist at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. This program was recorded on site at the American Osteopathic Association's annual medical education conference, OMED2015 in Orlando, FL,
Dec 21 2015
Rank #17: Lupus Management Considerations for African American Patients
Guest: Ashira Blazer, MD
Did you know that African Americans are three times as likely to be diagnosed with lupus than other demographic groups? To make matters worse, being diagnosed with lupus doubles their risk of kidney disease, stroke, and heart attacks.
To address this growing health threat among African Americans, Dr. Jennifer Caudle is joined by Dr. Ashira Blazer, Instructor in the Department of Medicine and Rheumatologist at NYU Langone Health, to discuss diagnosis, comorbidities, and various treatment options for your lupus patients.
Correction Note: Dr. Blazer has updated that in the U.S., variation homozygosity for APOL1 is present in 13% of the African American population.
May 08 2018
Rank #18: Health Benefits of Correcting Poor Posture in an Increasingly Sedentary World
Why is it important to understand what our body looks like when we are completing tasks, otherwise known as the study of ergonomics? How do we best counsel our patients, as well as clinicians, to notice changes in posture when sedentary? And how can achieve the more optimal "neutral posture" even when inactive? In this episode, host Dr. Jennifer Caudle welcomes Dr. Rubina Tahir, chiropractor, author, and host of The Rx on My New Philly. Dr. Tahir will discuss the importance of posture given the challenges of technology and other factors driving sedentary lifestyles.
Feb 08 2016
Rank #19: Breast Cancer's Reality Check: Separating Facts from Fiction for Patients
There are many widely circulated myths regarding breast cancer, such as:
- Beliefs that this disease affects women only.
- Fears that mammograms can cause cancers to spread.
- Assumptions that most patients with breast cancer have family histories positive for this disease.
Host Jennifer Caudle talks with guest Dr. Monique Gary, a fellowship-trained breast surgical oncologist at Grand View Health in Sellersville, Pennsylvania. Together, they dispel myths about breast cancer and talk about what patients can expect during a surgical oncologist appointment.
Jun 06 2016
Rank #20: Sleep Apnea in Children: Identification and Treatment Pathways
Sleep apnea in children can lead to many behavioral, school and social problems. Recent research has even suggested that children who snore loudly were found to be twice as likely to have learning problems as children who don’t snore. What can be done to minimize sleep apnea in children?
On this episode of Everyday Family Medicine, Dr. Jennifer Caudle speaks with Dr. Diana Batoon, dentist and founder of Bonita Dental in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Batoon has devoted much of her dental practice and public education efforts around identifying and treating sleep apnea in children.
Feb 04 2017