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Lung Cancer Screening—Expanded Recommendations! - Frankly Speaking EP 238

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

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Join us to discuss important changes in the 2021 USPSTF recommendation on lung cancer screening. Given lung cancer’s high prevalence and poor prognosis in later stages, it is important for primary care clinicians to know which patients to screen and what method to use. You’ll also learn the appropriate time to stop screening.


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Identifying Risk in Women to Prevent CVD - Frankly Speaking EP 237

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

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Solid evidence shows that adverse pregnancy outcomes (APOs) correlate with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in women. Evidence is also becoming clearer that lactation and breastfeeding may have CV protective benefits as well. Social determinants of health play a significant role in these diseases; facts support that Black, Hispanic and Asian American women suffer from worse pregnancy outcomes than White American women. Join us while we discuss the recent American Heart Association (AHA) guideline update regarding the association of increased risk of CVD and metabolic disease with APOs and what can be done to reduce these risks.


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Continuous Glucose Monitoring—What’s All the Hype? - Frankly Speaking EP 236

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

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Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for patients with diabetes has been available for several years now, but its utility in managing diabetes care is unclear. Join us to discuss the results of a systematic review examining the benefits of CGM for patients with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus.


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Nasal Steroids for Perennial Allergic Rhinitis: Is PRN Use Enough? - Frankly Speaking EP 235

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

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Perennial allergic rhinitis affects both children and adults, and management includes both allergy avoidance as well as medication management. Intranasal steroids are the mainstay of treatment and have traditionally required consistent use, but new data are emerging. Find out the results of a new study evaluating PRN use as an alternative approach.


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Shorter Antibiotic Duration for Outpatient Infections - Frankly Speaking EP 234

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

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Many providers overtreat outpatient infections for fear of not treating until resolution or causing a complication, but this can lead to antibiotic resistance and adverse events. Join us to discuss the new ACP guidelines on antibiotic use in the outpatient setting and the pediatric treatment recommendations. Walk away with a clear understanding of the guidelines for optimal duration of antibiotic treatment for individuals with an outpatient infection.


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Community-Acquired Pneumonia: How Long Do We Need to Treat? - Frankly Speaking EP 232

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

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For patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), wide variation in the duration of treatment exists. Longer duration of treatment may increase the risk of adverse effects and lead to antibiotic resistance. However, shorter duration of treatment may result in treatment failure. See what new evidence shows may be the best antibiotics treatment duration in most patients with CAP.


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Pain in EVERYONE’s Neck - Frankly Speaking EP 231

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

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Who couldn’t use a refresher on how to diagnose and treat neck pain in the primary care setting? Review the techniques for assessing neck pain, determining its cause, and providing relief. Immediately apply what you learn to start helping patients with neck pain feel better.


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Taking the Distress Out of Diabetes—Mindfulness and Acceptance Therapies May Help - Frankly Speaking EP 233

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

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T2DM is an epidemic, and its impact on quantity of life is well documented. In most cases, treatment involves significant lifestyle changes in combination with medication. Distress about the T2DM diagnosis and necessary behavioral changes occurs in about one-third of people, and this distress is associated with poor glycemic management. Join us as we discuss a recent meta-analysis on mindfulness and learn how cognitive therapies may be effective in reducing distress and HbA1c.


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Perioperative Management for Patients Taking DOACs - Frankly Speaking EP 230

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

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Join us to discuss the results of the Perioperative Anticoagulation Use for Surgery Evaluation (PAUSE) cohort study, aimed at understanding the safety of using a simplified perioperative management approach for patients with atrial fibrillation taking DOACs. After this episode, you’ll be able to make sense of the controversy over current guidelines around surgical care in this patient population. More importantly, you’ll walk away with practical knowledge to help these patients minimize their risk of adverse events.


Rare Risks with Pediatric Cough & Cold Medications - Frankly Speaking EP 39

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends against using OTC cough/cold medications for children under the age 4 as they have little proven benefit, are often a combination of multiple drugs, and may be harmful — but how harmful are they? Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC

The Am Academy of Pediatrics recommends against using OTC cough/Cold meds for children under age 4 as they have little proven benefit, are often multiple drugs combined, and may be harmful. But how harmful are they?


Herpes Zoster Vaccination: New Recommendations for Shingles Prevention - Frankly Speaking EP 50

This session will review the recommendations put forth by the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for the use of a new shingles vaccine. Dosing, use, and efficacy will be discussed. Guest: Jill Terrien PhD, ANP-BC

This session will review the recommendations put forth by the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for the use of a new shingles vaccine. Dosing, use, and efficacy will be discussed.


Diabetes Remission with Weight Loss - Frankly Speaking EP 49

Diabetes remission is defined as a return to normal blood sugar control without the use of medications. Listen to this episode to learn about a trial in which the use of a very low calorie diet in a primary care setting resulted in significant weight loss and remission of diabetes. Guest: Alan Ehrlich MD

Diabetes remission is defined as a return to normal blood sugar control without the use of medications. Use of a very low caloric diet in a primary care setting resulted in significant weight loss and significant remission of diabetes.