Paper Chase #5 | Management of Obesity Outcomes With or Without Gastric BypassFrom May 2018, The Buzz That Won't Quit
In extended follow-up of obese adults with type 2 diabetes randomized to adding gastric bypass compared with lifestyle and intensive medical management alone, there remained a significantly better composite triple end point (A1c < 7%, LDL < 100 mg/dL, systolic blood pressure < 130) in the surgical …4min 22Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
Paperchase #4 - Weight and Metabolic Outcomes 12 Years after Gastric BypassFrom December 2017, Jingle, Jingle
This study found that at 12 years, the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass group had improved markers in diabetes, HTN, dyslipidemia compared to the nonsurgical treatment. •4min 57Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO
Obstructive Sleep Apnea: The ExpertFrom October 2016, Running Toward Longevity
Part two of our sleep apnea series. Sleep medicine specialist Tim Walter reviews diagnosis (both in the sleep lab and via home test), different treatment options and how to start CPAP. •17min 48Tim Walter, MD and Dave Sharkis, MD
Introduction: The CPAP Oral ApplianceFrom October 2016, Running Toward Longevity
Discuss utility of mandibular devices on mitigating sleep apnea.9min 33Rob Orman, MD and Andrew Buelt, DO
Obstructive Sleep Apnea: The BasicsFrom October 2016, Running Toward Longevity
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is common. Too obvious? In the first of a two part series, The Shark gives a primer on OSA. •14min 47Dave Sharkis, MD
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
Sitting, Walking, RunningFrom September 2016, Best Weight, Best Exercise!
A discussion on the health benefits of walking and running with specific recommendations for patients.22min 19Robert Pepper, MD and Andrew Buelt, DO
Hypogonadism Part 1: DiagnosisFrom March 2016, Where Has All The Testosterone Gone?
‘Low T’ by itself is not an indication for testosterone supplementation.17min 24Margaret Wierman, MD and Andrew Buelt, DO
Hypogonadism Pt 2: Initiating Treatment, Risks of Therapy, Monitoring PatientsFrom March 2016, Where Has All The Testosterone Gone?
Obese patients with low testosterone may get significant benefit from weight loss.19min 14Joe Weatherly, DO and Margaret Wierman, MD
Hypogonadism Part 3: Treatment SpecificsFrom March 2016, Where Has All The Testosterone Gone?
Review different modalities of testosterone delivery, testosterone monitoring, goal testosterone levels.11min 16Andrew Buelt, DO and Margaret Wierman, 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 1 - Losing Weight (and keeping it off) is Easier Said Than Done.From November 2015, There's a High Pressure System in the Lungs Today
Discuss findings from the recent article Fildes, Alison, et al. "Probability of an obese person attaining normal body weight: Cohort study using electronic health records." American journal of public health 105.9 (2015): e54-e59. •6min 20Andrew Buelt, DO and Joe Weatherly, DO