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How to Best Treat Cognitive Impairment – 2018 AAN Recommendations - Frankly Speaking EP 61

In this week’s episode, we’ll be continuing the discussion on the AAN’s updated practice guideline on mild cognitive impairment. Last week’s podcast episode provided an overview of the updated practice guideline, and this week’s episode focuses on treatment recommendations. Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP

In this week’s episode, we’ll be continuing the discussion on the AAN’s updated practice guideline on mild cognitive impairment. Last week’s podcast episode provided an overview of the updated practice guideline, and this week’s episode focuses on treatment recommendations.


Screening for Dementia; Better Than MMSE (Mini Mental Status Exam) - Frankly Speaking EP 60

The American Academy of Neurology recently published the first updated practice guideline on mild cognitive impairment since 2001. Listen to this week’s episode for an overview of the updated practice guideline, which includes a systematic review of prevalence, prognosis, screening, and treatment research with clear recommendations for practicing clinicians. Guest: Robert A. Baldor, MD, FAAFP

The American Academy of Neurology recently published the first updated practice guideline on mild cognitive impairment since 2001. Listen to this week’s episode for an overview of the updated practice guideline, which includes a systematic review of prevalence, prognosis, screening, and treatment research with clear recommendations for practicing clinicians


Evaluating and Managing Perimenopausal Depression: No Small Task, Are You up for It? - Frankly Speaking EP 100

This episode is a discussion of the recent summary and recommendations of an expert panel that conducted a systemic review on the published perimenopausal literature to identify, characterize and treat women in this population. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

This episode is a discussion of the recent summary and recommendations of an expert panel that conducted a systemic review on the published perimenopausal literature to identify, characterize and treat women in this population.


Cannabis and e-Cigarette: What Is in That Juul? - Frankly Speaking EP 99

Recently, there has been a deluge of research and news surrounding e-cigarettes and vaping – particularly regarding adolescent usage. Join us as we discuss a recent study describing the prevalence of cannabis use in e-Cigarettes and some strategies for addressing this in your practice. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

Recently, there has been a deluge of research and news surrounding e-cigarettes and vaping – particularly regarding adolescent usage. Join us as we discuss a recent study describing the prevalence of cannabis use in e-Cigarettes and some strategies for addressing this in your practice.


More is Not Better: Overutilization of Breast Imaging - Frankly Speaking EP 98

This episode reviews a study that looked at imaging that was performed over a one year period for women with a complaint of breast pain. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

This episode reviews a study that looked at imaging that was performed over a one year period for women with a complaint of breast pain.


Cannabinoids for Chronic Pain - Frankly Speaking EP 97

Cannabinoids include tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol, which are found in marijuana, as well as synthetic compounds such as nabilone. The agents have been studied for the treatment of various chronic pain conditions. A meta-analysis was performed that analyzed any cannabinoid, for any chronic pain condition. Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD

Cannabinoids include tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol, which are found in marijuana, as well as synthetic compounds such as nabilone. The agents have been studied for the treatment of various chronic pain conditions. A meta-analysis was performed that analyzed any cannabinoid, for any chronic pain condition.


Statins and the Older Population: When Is It Beneficial and When Is It Not? - Frankly Speaking EP 96

Evidence of the efficacy of statins to reduce ASCVD morbidity and mortality in individuals > 75 years who have known clinical ASCVD (secondary prevention) is well established. Primary prevention in this population has not been as clear. Join us while we discuss a recent study in the BMJ which assessed the benefits of statins for primary prevention of ASCVD morbidity and mortality in individuals > 75 years with and without DM. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

Evidence of the efficacy of statins to reduce ASCVD morbidity and mortality in individuals > 75 years who have known clinical ASCVD (secondary prevention) is well established. Primary prevention in this population has not been as clear. Join us while we discuss a recent study in the BMJ which assessed the benefits of statins for primary prevention of ASCVD morbidity and mortality in individuals > 75 years with and without DM.


Easy Weight Loss for Type 2 Diabetes - Frankly Speaking EP 95

This episode will review a randomized controlled trial of adding 10.5 grams of a soluble fiber, psyllium, to a Type 2 Diabetes diet and its influence on weight loss, BMI and other parameters of diabetes. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

This episode will review a randomized controlled trial of adding 10.5 grams of a soluble fiber, psyllium, to a Type 2 Diabetes diet and its influence on weight loss, BMI and other parameters of diabetes


Why Get A Flu Shot? - Frankly Speaking EP 94

As fall arrives, many patients question the need for an influenza vaccine while clinicians urge patients to get it. 2017-18 flu season data shows high influenza mortality. Learn how to help motivate patients to accept the vaccine. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

As fall arrives, many patients question the need for an influenza vaccine while clinicians urge patients to get it. 2017-18 flu season data shows high influenza mortality. Learn how to help motivate patients to accept the vaccine.


Penicillin Allergy: Danger Is in the Diagnosis - Frankly Speaking 93

8% of patients believe they have a penicillin allergy, yet the actual number is far less. Listen to this episode to learn about the incidence of penicillin allergy, the risks associated with reporting a believed allergy, and how you can better manage these patients. Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

8% of patients believe they have a penicillin allergy, yet the actual number is far less. Listen to this episode to learn about the incidence of penicillin allergy, the risks associated with reporting a believed allergy, and how you can better manage these patients.


Eliminating the Unnecessary: Updates on Screening for Cervical Cancer - Frankly Speaking 92

Listen to this episode to learn about the update to the 2012 United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for cervical cancer.Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

Listen to this episode to learn about the update to the 2012 United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on screening for cervical cancer.


Lose Weight While Eating Whatever You Like; Maybe? - Frankly Speaking EP 91

Listen to this episode to learn about a small study which found that adding 35 grams of fiber and 0.8 grams of protein/kg/day to the diets of obese patients—without making any other diet changes—led to weight loss at 12 weeks.Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

Listen to this episode to learn about a small study which found that adding 35 grams of fiber and 0.8 grams of protein/kg/day to the diets of obese patients—without making any other diet changes—led to weight loss at 12 weeks.