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Heartburn - Why "Test and Treat" Is Best - Frankly Speaking EP 157

Guest: Robert Baldor, MD, FAAFP Music Credit: Richard Onorato

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Heartburn is a frequent complaint in primary care practices. The etiology is broad, from reflux to H. pylori infection and PUD. While many clinicians treat symptomatically, this may not lead to patient satisfaction. A recent network meta-analysis published in The BMJ, concluded that a ‘test and treat’ approach resulted in the lowest reports for patients to remain symptomatic at follow-up.


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Managing Stress in Pregnancy: Good News Regarding Mind-Body Interventions (MBI) - Frankly Speaking EP 215

Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-CMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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Times are stressful. Recent evidence has shown that stress, anxiety, and depression experienced by pregnant women may have a negative impact on the wellness of the newborn. Stress management is constrained during pregnancy due to concerns that pharmaceutical approaches may be harmful to the baby. Non-pharmaceutical approaches are accessible and safe. Join us as we review recent evidence on the effectiveness of mind-body interventions (MBI) in reducing stress and decreasing depression and anxiety in pregnant women, and discuss how MBI can be incorporated into patient care.


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Teens and Vaping: A Gateway to Cigarette Smoking? - Frankly Speaking EP 214

Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-CMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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Rates of electronic cigarettes or vaping in teens has increased exponentially over the last 3 years. Prior to the introduction of the sleek 4th generation vaping device, tobacco use in the teen population was decreasing, and rates were low. Recent evidence indicates that teens with low intention to smoke, once they start vaping, are at increased risk of smoking cigarettes in future. Join us as we discuss the implications of this new evidence on our clinical practice and discuss strategies to reduce risk to adolescents.


Heart Failure

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Cannabis Use in Pregnancy: A Worrisome Trend - Frankly Speaking EP 156

Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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Cannabis use has been increasing as numerous states have decriminalized or even legalized cannabis possession and use. As a result, the rates of pregnant women who use cannabis have been rising. Learn more about these trends and the risks associated with cannabis use in pregnancy.


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Join us as we discuss the American College of Physicians (ACP) and American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) newly released clinical guideline on the non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic management of acute pain from non-low back musculoskeletal injuries in adults.


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USPSTF Colorectal Cancer Screening: Back Up the Bus! - Frankly Speaking EP 208

Guest: Jill Terrien, PhD, ANP-BCMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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Join us as we review the United States Preventive Services Task Force’s (USPSTF) recently published draft recommendation statement on colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and the implications it has for primary care practice and your patients.


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Vitamin D: What It Helps, and What It Doesn’t - Frankly Speaking EP 212

Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-CMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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During this episode, we will review some of the recent data on Vitamin D supplementation and its association with cardiovascular outcomes, falls, vertigo, and general health.


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A Brief Update of the Guidelines on the Management of Type 2 Diabetes - Frankly Speaking EP 155

Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BCMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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Join us as we discuss key points from the 2019 update to the American Diabetes Association and the European Association for the Study of Diabetes consensus report. This update is now reflected in the American Diabetes Association's Standards of Medical Care—2020.


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Statin Use in the Elderly – Start or Stop? - Frankly Speaking EP 207

Guest: Robert Baldor, MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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Data are limited regarding statin therapy for primary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in adults 75 years and older. During this episode we will review recent studies on the use of statins in elderly patients and discuss how to consider this data in your clinical practice.


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A Big Change for the 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule: New Guidance on Coding

Guest: Robert Baldor, MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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This session will overview the new 2021 changes for outpatient E&M billing documentation requirements.


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Let's Get Physical: Consider PT for Initial Treatment of Sciatica - Frankly Speaking EP 211

Guest: Alan Ehrlich, MD, FAAFPMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

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There are various treatment options for patients with acute sciatica. Choosing the best option should be tailored to the specific needs of the patient, and when possible, include early recommendation for physical therapy (PT). In this episode we review research on use of PT for treatment of sciatica and discuss how you can incorporate PT recommendations into patient care.