Obesity Medicine for the PCPFrom June 2019, Does My Liver Look Fat?
When an international expert in obesity medicine is (a) a fun, great teacher and (b) happy to talk to Hippo about how we can help our patients lose weight effectively, we jump at the chance to interview her. In this segment, Dr. Kim Gudzune from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine reviews …23min 48Kimberly Gudzune, MD MPH and Neda Frayha, MD
Paper Chase #1 | Fats and Carbs and Cardiovascular DiseaseFrom February 2018, The Tragically Sore Hip
High carbohydrate intake was associated with higher risk of total mortality, whereas total fat and individual types of fat intake was related to lower total mortality7min 6Joe Weatherly, DO and Andrew Buelt, DO
Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity: It’s a Thing?From May 2017, My Gut Biome Told Me So
Non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) is a controversial emerging clinical entity. Individuals without celiac disease or wheat allergy can describe IBS-like gastrointestinal symptoms as well as other manifestations like brain fog when they consume gluten containing foods. While the …15min 16Heidi James, MD, Robert Berger, MD, and Vanessa Cardy, MD
No Gluten for You! Celiac Disease Primer, Part 2From April 2017, Antibiotics in the Lyme-Light
Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition which affects roughly 1% of the population. Diagnosis is made through a combination of clinical suspicion, laboratory testing, and duodenal biopsy. Treatment is a gluten-free diet. Patients with celiac disease are at higher risk for other autoimmune …12min 24Heidi James, MD and Robert Berger, MD
No Gluten for You! Celiac Disease Primer, Part 1From April 2017, Antibiotics in the Lyme-Light
Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition which affects roughly 1% of the population. Diagnosis is made through a combination of clinical suspicion, laboratory testing, and duodenal biopsy. Treatment is a gluten-free diet. Patients with celiac disease are at higher risk for other autoimmune …17min 54Robert Berger, MD and Heidi James, MD
Paper Chase 3: Caffeine and Cardiac Arrhythmias in Patients With Heart FailureFrom March 2017, The Benzos & Fungus Among Us
In this study population of patients with heart failure, caffeine consumption was not associated with cardiac arrhythmias. •5min 53Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
The Primary Care RAP Hot Sheet: February 2017From February 2017, The Primary Care RAP Hot Sheet: February 2017
Dr. Heidi James and Dr. Brandon Grove bring you a teen with cancer who starts a kindness revolution and the Brits kill what little joy there is in toast.7min 47Heidi James, MD and Brandon Grove, MD
The Primary Care RAP Hot Sheet: January 2017From January 2017, The Primary Care RAP Hot Sheet: January 2017
What do Princess Leia, peanut butter, price-gouging and Ebola have in common? This Month’s Hot Sheet, of course! •5min 9Heidi James, MD and Andrew Buelt, DO
Yoni Freedhoff on Best WeightFrom September 2016, Best Weight, Best Exercise!
Discuss a novel approach to managing obesity.24min 21Yoni Freedhoff, MD and Kevin Wineinger, MD
Anemia Deep Dive: MacrocytosisFrom August 2016, Feeling Restless
The final stop on our anemia deep dive. When the MCV gets over 100, it’s time to start looking for pathology.21min 17Tom Deloughery, MD and Rob Orman, MD
“What To Feed Your Baby”From August 2016, Feeling Restless
Knowing how to educate new parents on starting a baby’s diet can be challenging. Miz sits down with Tanya Altmann to discuss the latest AAP recommendations for starting and advancing diets in children. Everything from peanuts, milk alternatives, egg whites and arsenic in rice cereal?! Oh yes, we …18min 5Tanya Altmann, MD and Mizuho Morrison, DO
Paper Chase 4: Cholesterol Reduction Associated with Increased MortalityFrom July 2016, Creme de la Thyroid
This study found a 22% higher risk of death for each 30 mg/dL (0.78 mmol/L) reduction in serum cholesterol.4min 46Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
Paper Chase 2: Coffee’s Cardiovascular BenefitsFrom March 2016, Where Has All The Testosterone Gone?
A cup of joe might not be so bad after all!4minAndrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
B12 DeficiencyFrom February 2016, The Allergy That Isn't and the B-12 That Is
B12 deficiency is common yet often misunderstood. Hematologist Tom Deloughery gives his opinion on testing, etiology, and management. •13min 59Tom Deloughery, MD and Rob Orman, MD
Obesity MedicationsFrom November 2015, There's a High Pressure System in the Lungs Today
Treating obesity hinges on diet and exercise. Unfortunately, those don’t always have the desired results and we’re left with a decision to treat (or not to treat) with medications targeted at weight loss. Is this the right thing to do? •15min 28Mike Mooney, MD and Kevin Wineinger, MD
Paper Chase 5: Beta-blockers Post Myocardial InfarctionFrom September 2015, Consider the Prostate
Sometimes the best medicine has nothing to do with medication.6min 22Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
Paperchase 5: Starting Hyperlipidemia EarlyFrom August 2015, Thinking About This Aneurysm is Keeping Me Awake!
Does early exposure to high lipids lead to increased chance of vascular disease later in life? •7min 52Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
Pizza, Pizza!From July 2015, Pizza, Pizza!
To bring to light the fact that pizza is one of the leading unhealthy foods in our children's diets and how it can dramatically add calories, saturated fats and sodium to their daily intake. •2min 6Mizuho Morrison, DO
Paper chase 1: The Middle Path of SodiumFrom July 2015, Some Alcohol, Some Empathy, and a Little Restless Genital
Discuss the article Graudal, Niels, et al. "Compared with usual sodium intake, low-and excessive-sodium diets are associated with increased mortality: a meta-analysis." American journal of hypertension 27.9 (2014): 1129-1137. •6min 30Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO