Episode 5: Coffee with Chopra
Join Dr. Sanjiv Chopra in this installment of Coffee with Chopra, as he interviews urologist and author, Dr. Abraham Morgentaler, about topics relevant to Men’s Health including prostate cancer, male sexuality, testosterone replacement therapy, and the concept of “male menopause”.
A two-part podcast series in partnership with Learn More Breathe BetterSM, a program of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health.
Pri-Med and Learn More Breathe BetterSM, a program of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health, are partnering to provide primary care clinicians with information on the updates to the national guidelines for the diagnosis, management, and treatment of asthma. Understanding the 2020 Focused Updates to the Asthma Management Guidelines is a two-part podcast series informing clinicians about the updated asthma guidance, highlighting important changes to the recommendations, and discussing how these changes can improve diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with asthma.
With the COVID-19 pandemic moving through the country, it is important for clinicians to have the most up-to-date information. Join this session with Dr. Peter Libby to learn about the cardiovascular complications of COVID-19 and how you can help patients facing these issues.
Dr. Martin Abrahamson will review the pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes, discuss non-insulin treatments, and explore the most recent guidelines and recommendations for advancing treatment in people with type 2 diabetes to achieve glycemic goals. Dr. Frank Domino will then review a basic framework for counseling patients on weight loss, including a discussion of best evidence on diet, exercise, and appropriate use of medication. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 12/03/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Challenges and Controversies in Gynecology: Updates in Cervical Cancer Screening and Complex Contraception
New guidelines, evidence, and products present challenges for clinicians who provide gynecologic care. This session focuses on two major clinical areas in gynecology—cervical cancer screening and contraception. We will use a case-based approach to explore current best practices in managing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and Pap testing, as well as to expand evidence-based knowledge of controversies in contraceptive care. Faculty will also provide a brief introduction to the newest contraceptive products available. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 11/13/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Physical fitness and athletic pursuits are important for the health and quality of life of our patients; yet many patients experience orthopedic injuries in these athletic pursuits. This case-based session will discuss the identification, management, and prevention of common orthopedic injuries including ACL tear, meniscal tear, lateral ankle sprain, Achilles tendon rupture, and anterior shoulder instability.
Review practice-changing articles from 2020! During this informative session on medical literature updates (excluding COVID-19), primary care physician, Dr. Charles Vega, will review the clinical implications of practice-changing literature that has been recently published. Topics for discussion will include: HPV vaccination, mammography, colorectal cancer screening, osteoporosis, coconut oil, milk and weight gain, mask efficacy, COPD exacerbations, medication-assisted treatment for opioid disorder and more! You don’t want to miss these important updates!
Sleep benefits memory in a myriad of ways. Most simply, it stabilizes recent memories and enhances recently practiced skills. In this session, Dr. Robert Stickgold will describe how the brain changes across sleep cycles, why certain memories are retained after sleep, and how dreaming works. Faculty will take a look at the interplay of dreams on memory processing and formation. Join us for this unique session that can assist you in understanding both your own sleep and the importance of sleep for your patients. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 12/03/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.
Hypercholesteremia is highly prevalent in the U.S. and strongly associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Yet, only about 55% of U.S. adults appropriate for cholesterol lowering therapy are currently taking it. What do primary care providers need to know to improve the care of the many individuals with hypercholesterolemia that you see daily in clinical practice? Join Dr. Ty Gluckman in this webcast to find out.
Primary care providers see patients with elevated blood pressure numerous times a day—but do we address it consistently and effectively in a busy practice? Join Dr. Ty Gluckman for a practical approach to diagnosing hypertension, including a discussion of initial laboratory testing and when to evaluate for secondary causes. Additionally, Dr. Gluckman will discuss the effects of various lifestyle changes on blood pressure reduction.