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The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast

Matthew Watto MD, Stuart Brigham MD, Paul Williams MD

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The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast

The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast

Matthew Watto MD, Stuart Brigham MD, Paul Williams MD

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Supercharge your learning and enhance your practice with this Internal Medicine Podcast featuring board certified Internists as they interview the experts to bring you clinical pearls, practice changing knowledge and bad puns. Doctors Matthew Watto, Stuart Brigham, Paul Williams and friends (a national network of students, residents and clinician educators) deliver a little knowledge food for your brain hole. Yummy! No boring lectures here, just high value content and a healthy dose of humor. Fantastic for Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Primary Care, and Hospital Medicine.

Latest Episodes

Hotcakes: COVID on steroids, statins over 75, short duration DAPT

Join us for an extra-hot summer episode featuring our critical appraisal expert, Rahul Ganatra MD, MPH @rbganatra. Prepare to marvel as he breaks down his recent tweetorial on the RECOVERY trial of dexamethasone for COVID-19; to gasp as Paul Williams updates us on statins and ASCVD prevention and to be enthralled by the dulcet tones of Matt Watto explaining the latest research on DAPT vs. monotherapy with ticagrelor. Bonus: a new hotcakes rating scale has arrived! Listeners can claim Free CE credit through VCU Health at http://curbsiders.vcuhealth.org/ (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com | Free CME! Credits Producer: Sarah Phoebe Roberts Show Notes by: Sarah Phoebe Roberts Writer: Rahul Ganatra MD, Sarah Phoebe Roberts, Matthew Watto MD, Paul Williams MD Cover Art: Matthew Watto MD Hosts: Rahul Ganatra MD, Matthew Watto MD, Paul Williams MD Editor: Matthew Watto MD (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com Sponsor VCU Health CE The Curbsiders are partnering with VCU Health Continuing Education to offer FREE continuing education credits for physicians and other healthcare professionals. Visit curbsiders.vcuhealth.org and search for this episode to claim credit. See info sheet for further directions. Note: A free VCU Health CloudCME account is required in order to seek credit. Time Stamps 00:00 Intro, disclaimer 02:15 Picks of the Week 06:15 New Hotcakes rating scale 09:20 RECOVERY trial 17:30 Rapid home-testing for COVID 20:15 Statins and ASCVD prevention 32:30 Ticagrelor monotherapy after ACS 41:30 Outro Picks of the week Paul: U Talkin' Talking Heads 2 My Talking Head podcast Sarah: New hotcakes scale! Rahul: Chromeo’s new Quarantine Casanova album Watto: 30 Rock season 1, episode 3 “Blind Date” *The Curbsiders participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising commissions by linking to Amazon. Simply put, if you click on our Amazon.com links and buy something we earn a (very) small commission, yet you don’t pay any extra. Goal Listeners will hone their skills in critical appraisal as they appraise the design, methodology and primary findings of breaking research. Learning objectives After listening to this episode listeners will… Describe the results of a study comparing treatment with dexamethasone to usual care for COVID-19 Recognize the utility of statins for adults aged 75+ Compare dual antiplatelet therapy to monotherapy with ticagrelor for the prevention of major adverse cardiac events among patients with ACS Disclosures Dr. Rahul Ganatra would like to acknowledge that he works with many of the authors on the statins paper. He, and the rest of The Curbsiders, report no relevant financial disclosures. Citation Ganatra RB, Roberts SP, Williams PN, Watto MF. “#229 Hotcakes: COVID on steroids, statins over 75, and shortened duration DAPT”. The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast. https://thecurbsiders.com/episode-list. August 10, 2020.

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Hotcakes: COVID on steroids, statins over 75, short duration DAPT

#228 Thyroid on Fire! Hyperthyroidism with Dr. Eve Bloomgarden

Blazing hot tips to diagnose and treat hyperthyroidism with Dr Eve Bloomgarden, @evebmd (Northwestern). We cover a ton of ground including how to: interpret thyroid function tests, use your thumbs (or an ultrasound) to examine the thyroid, become an expert on Graves’ orbitopathy, prescribe methimazole and decide who needs surgery or radioactive iodine therapy. Plus, a bit on subclinical hyperthyroidism. This episode is on fire! Listeners can claim Free CE credit through VCU Health at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com | Free CME! Credits Written and Produced by: Tima Karginov and Matthew Watto MD, FACP Cover Art: Kate Grant MBChb, MRCGP Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP Editor: Matthew Watto MD, FACP (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com Guest: Eve Bloomgarden MD Sponsors Pediatrics On Call podcast by the American Academy of Pediatrics If you provide medical care to children, Pediatrics On Call — the new podcast from the American Academy of Pediatrics — will help you do it better. Each week, hear the latest news and research on children's health, on topics from obesity and mental health to keeping the kiddos safe when they’re stuck at home. Subscribe from your favorite podcast provider or find the latest episodes here. VCU Health CE The Curbsiders are partnering with VCU Health Continuing Education to offer FREE continuing education credits for physicians and other healthcare professionals. Visit curbsiders.vcuhealth.org and search for this episode to claim credit. Note: A free VCU Health CloudCME account is required in order to seek credit. Time Stamps 00:00 Sponsors - VCU Health Continuing Education and the AAP’s Pediatrics On Call podcast 00:30 Intro, disclaimer, guest bio 03:15 Guest one-liner, favorite failure, Picks of the Week*: After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) (children’s book), Circe (book), IMPACT https://www.impact4hc.com/ (Non-profit) 08:50 Sponsor - the AAP’s Pediatrics On Call podcast 10:37 Background, Definition of Hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis; Basic labs 14:20 Case from Kashlak, Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism 25:00 Grave’s eye disease: exam, therapy and counseling 32:35 Thyroid exam and ultrasound 38:55 Thyroid Stimulating Immunoglobulin 41:00 Biotin 44:30 Thyroid Scintigraphy 49:00 Causes of Thyrotoxicosis 52:00 Treatment & Adherence to antithyroid medication (methimazole) 56:20 Beta Blockers in thyrotoxicosis 64:50 Subclinical Hyperthyroidism 67:00 Take Home Points, Outro Sponsor - VCU Health Continuing Education Links* After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again (Children’s book) Circe (book) Impact4hc.com Dr Bloomgarden and friends started this non-profit to address the infodemic during COVID19 *The Curbsiders participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising commissions by linking to Amazon. Simply put, if you click on our Amazon.com links and buy something we earn a (very) small commission, yet you don’t pay any extra. Goal Listeners will develop an approach to the diagnosis and management of hyperthyroidism and thyrotoxicosis. Learning objectives After listening to this episode listeners will… Recognize the signs and symptoms of thyrotoxicosis Perform the appropriate diagnostic evaluation to differentiate between the various causes of thyrotoxicosis Counsel and treat patients with thyrotoxicosis Develop an approach to subclinical hyperthyroidism Disclosures Dr Bloomgarden reports no relevant financial disclosures. The Curbsiders report no relevant financial disclosures. Citation Bloomgarden E, Karginov T, Williams PN, Watto MF. “#228 Thyroid on Fire: Hyperthyroidism with Dr Eve Bloomgarden”. The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast. https://thecurbsiders.com/episode-list Final publishing date Au

72 MIN1 w ago
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#228 Thyroid on Fire! Hyperthyroidism with Dr. Eve Bloomgarden

Cribsiders Episode 3: Back to School Special - COVID Edition

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that schools strive to reopen in the Fall, but there is hesitation from families and teachers alike. The Cribsiders speak with Dr. Sharfstein, a public health expert and pediatrician, regarding the importance of reopening schools for children, what criteria need to be met prior to opening, and how to keep children and teachers safe. Tune in to learn transmission amongst children, how other countries have reopened, why to cohort children, and how the primary care pediatrician can assist in the coming school year! Credits Producers & Writers: Edward Corty, Nicholas Lee MD Infographic: Nicholas Lee MD Cover Art: Chris Chiu MD Hosts: Justin Berk MD, Chris Chiu MD, Edward Corty Editor:Justin Berk MD; Chris Chiu MD Guest(s): Joshua Sharfstein MD Sponsors Pediatrics On Call podcast by the American Academy of Pediatrics If you provide medical care to children, Pediatrics On Call — the new podcast from the American Academy of Pediatrics —...

58 MIN2 w ago
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Cribsiders Episode 3: Back to School Special - COVID Edition

Baffled by NAFLD?

Swim through the sea of acronyms as Dr Scott Matherly (@liverprof) helps us become a little less baffled by the thought of NAFLD. We discuss the initial diagnosis of fatty liver disease, indications for additional evaluation with imaging and/or biopsy, and potential treatment options. With a quarter of the world affected, it’s crucial to understand the various forms of disease and how to counsel patients about this all-too-common condition! Listeners can claim Free CE credit through VCU Health at http://curbsiders.vcuhealth.org/ (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com | Free CME! Credits Written and Produced by: Elena Gibson MD Infographic and Cover Art: Elena Gibson MD Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP Editor: Emi Okamoto MD (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com Guest: Scott Matherly MD Sponsors Pediatrics On Call podcast by the American Academy of Pediatrics If you provide medical care to children, Pediatrics On Call — the new podcast from the American Academy of Pediatrics — will help you do it better. Each week, hear the latest news and research on children's health, on topics from obesity and mental health to keeping the kiddos safe when they’re stuck at home. Subscribe from your favorite podcast provider or find the latest episodes here. VCU Health CE We are excited to announce that the Curbsiders are now partnering with VCU Health Continuing Education to offer continuing education credits for physicians and other healthcare professionals. Check out curbsiders.vcuhealth.org and create your FREE account! Time Stamps 00:00 Sponsors - VCU Health Continuing Education and the AAP’s Pediatrics On Call podcast 00:30 Intro, disclaimer, guest bio 03:15 Guest one-liner; Picks of the Week*: 08:15 Sponsor - the AAP’s Pediatrics On Call podcast 08:50 Case from Kashlak part 1; What is hepatic steatosis? 11:43 NAFLD acronyms and definitions 18:20 Alcohol and Fatty Liver 23:15 Initial Evaluation of NAFLD 35:12 Dr Matherly’s piel to patients with fatty 41:11 NASH/Fibrosis Risk Assessment 48:54 Outcomes in NASH with Fibrosis 51:20 Statins are safe in liver disease 56:15 Treatment Options (surgery, Vitamin E, Pioglitazone, SLGT2 inhibitors and GLP1 agonists; Coffee?!) 71:42 Take home points and Outro Links* Episode 100: Cirrhosis Initial Evaluation and Management Episode 101: Cirrhosis Medications, Decompensation, Complications The Last of Us Part II Not a Diet Book by James Smith Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb Beirut Band - Gallipoli and The Flying Club Cup Beat Saber *The Curbsiders participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising commissions by linking to Amazon. Simply put, if you click on our Amazon.com links and buy something we earn a (very) small commission, yet you don’t pay any extra. Goal Listeners will develop an approach to the basic evaluation and initial management of NAFLD. Learning objectives After listening to this episode listeners will… Recognize the different etiologies of hepatic steatosis Define terms: non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), non-alcoholic fatty liver (NAFL) non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), alcoholic steatosis, cryptogenic cirrhosis Define the risk factors associated with NAFLD Develop an approach to the initial evaluation and management of NAFLD and NASH Recognize the value of weight loss in the management of NAFLD Determine when and how to monitor patients for progression of NAFLD Identify pharmacologic treatment options for patients with NASH and recognize when and how to use them. Describe the outcomes of concern associated with NAFLD and NASH. Disclosures Dr Matherly reports no relevant financial disclosures. The Curbsiders report no relevant financial disclosures. Citation Matherly S, Gibson EG, Williams PN, Ok

76 MIN2 w ago
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Baffled by NAFLD?

Kidney Boy on Acute Kidney Injury: Myths & Musings

Get a grip on acute kidney injury (AKI) with Dr. Joel Topf (AKA @kidney_boy), Kashlak’s Chief of Nephrology! We’ve put together an AKI highlight reel - focusing on practical tips and tricks to help you identify, diagnose and manage AKI, plus how to recognize AIN and random myths and musings on vancomycin, NSAIDS, contrast nephropathy, and the risk of NSF from gadolinium. Listeners can claim Free CE credit through VCU Health at http://curbsiders.vcuhealth.org/ (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com | Free CME! Credits Written (including CME questions) and Produced by: Cyrus Askin, MD Infographic by: Cyrus Askin, MD Cover Art: Kate Grant MBChb, MRCGP Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP Editor: Matthew Watto MD, FACP (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com Guest: Joel Topf, MD Sponsors Pediatrics On Call podcast by the American Academy of Pedia...

70 MIN3 w ago
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Kidney Boy on Acute Kidney Injury: Myths & Musings

Women in Medicine: COVID Edition

Listen as our expert guests, Kelly Graham, MD, MPH (@KellyGrahamMD) and Lekshmi Santhosh, MD MAEd (@LekshmiMD), detail the professional and personal challenges faced by women in medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic. Listeners can claim Free CE credit through VCU Health at http://curbsiders.vcuhealth.org/ (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com | Free CME! Credits Produced by: Leah Witt MD & Shreya Trivedi MD Written by: Molly Heublein MD, Isabel Valdez PA-C, Leah Witt MD & Shreya Trivedi MD Infographic & Cover Art: Edison Jyang Hosts: Leah Witt MD & Shreya Trivedi MD, Justin Berk MD, MPH, MBA Editor: Molly Heublein MD and Matthew Watto MD (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com Guests: Kelly Graham, MD, MPH; Lekshmi Santhosh, MD MAEd Sponsor VCU Health CE We are excited to announce that the Curbsiders are now partnering with VCU Health Continuing Education to o...

74 MINJUL 16
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Women in Medicine: COVID Edition

Hospital Addiction Medicine with Dr. Melissa Weimer

Jump into an episode dedicated to hospital based addiction medicine, as we cover common scenarios hospitalists encounter. In this episode we talk to Dr. Melissa Weimer @DrMelissaWeimer (Yale) about inpatient management of patients with substance use disorders. Dr. Weimer is board certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine. She is the Medical Director of the Yale Addiction Medicine Consult Service and is a passionate clinician educator. We discuss a wide range of topics this episode including the management of polysubstance withdrawal, approaching acute pain management for a person with opioid use disorder, and inpatient harm reduction strategies. After this episode listeners will gain new tools to help them best care for hospitalized patients with substance use disorders. Listeners can claim Free CE credit through VCU Health at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing...

59 MINJUL 13
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Hospital Addiction Medicine with Dr. Melissa Weimer

Cribsiders Episode #1: Cystic Fibrosis Licked-ty Split with Dr. Whittney Warren

Our very first Cribsiders/Curbsiders crossover episode! Learn about cystic fibrosis care across the lifespan. We dive into the diagnosis of CF (don’t lick your patients!), management of pulmonary and extrapulmonary complications, and the future of CF. You’ll also get tips on CF in adolescents and young adults, as well as recognizing undiagnosed CF in older patients. Our guest, Dr. Whittney Warren, is a pulmonary critical care doctor and the medical director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis clinic in an academic hospital in Texas. Show notes: https:/www.thecribsiders.com/. Credits Writer, Producer, Infographic, CME Questions: Clara Mao Cover Art: Christopher Chiu MD Hosts: Justin Berk MD, Christopher Chiu MD, and Matthew Watto MD Editor: Justin Berk MD; Clair Morgan of nodderly.com Guest: Whittney Warren DO Time Stamps Intro / Disclaimer 0:00 Guest bio 2:25 Guest one-liner, picks of the week 3:15 Explaining CF to patients, life expectancy 7:00 Types of CF mutations and phenotypes 11:50 Presentation of CF in older patients 15:20 Screening and diagnosis 16:40 PFTs and airway clearance 25:20 Nutrition and the “CF diet” 29:10 CF exacerbations and antibiotic selection 32:25 Extrapulmonary manifestations 39:35 Transition of care for CF adolescents (alcohol, exercise, sex) 43:50 CFTR modulator therapy 51:35 Lung transplantation 54:45 Goal Listeners will develop a systematic approach towards long-term management and acute exacerbations of cystic fibrosis. Learning objectives After listening to this episode listeners will… Explain the pathophysiology underlying cystic fibrosis. Identify maintenance therapies that optimize pulmonary function and nutritional status in patients with cystic fibrosis. Choose evidence-based practices in the management of cystic fibrosis-associated pulmonary exacerbations. Recognize common extrapulmonary complications of cystic fibrosis in children and adults. Describe available disease-modifying agents in cystic fibrosis care. Disclosures Dr. Warren reports no relevant financial disclosures. The Cribsiders report no relevant financial disclosures. Citation Warren W, Mao C, Watto MF, Chiu C, Berk J. “Cystic Fibrosis Licked-ty Split with Dr. Whittney Warren”. The Cribsiders Pediatric Podcast. https:/www.thecribsiders.com/ Original Air Date: July 6, 2020.

60 MINJUL 6
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Cribsiders Episode #1: Cystic Fibrosis Licked-ty Split with Dr. Whittney Warren

Hot COVID Cakes: COVID19 Disparities, Steroids, Hormones for Depression, Probiotics

This episode is Half COVID Cakes, Half Hotcakes, and entirely enlightening. Our guest Dr. Utibe Essien MD, MPH @UREssien and Curbsider/epidemiologist, Dr. Rahul Ganatra MD, MPH @rbganatra discuss some Hot COVID Cakes including: racial differences in COVID-19 outcomes, why dogs and dexamethasone may hold the key to defeating COVID-19, how hormonal adjunctive therapies might be key for depression, and when to poo-poo probiotics versus when a side of Lactobacillus may be beneficial. Listeners can claim Free CE credit through VCU Health at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com | CME! Credits Written and Produced by: Rahul Ganatra MD, MPH, Emi Okamoto MD; Sarah P. Roberts MPH; and Matthew Watto MD Show Notes and CME questions by: Deborah J. Gorth ScM Cover Art: Deborah J. Gorth ScM Hosts: Matthew Watto MD; Rahul Ganatra MD, MPH, Emi Okamoto MD, and S...

47 MINJUL 2
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Hot COVID Cakes: COVID19 Disparities, Steroids, Hormones for Depression, Probiotics

Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Medicine Utibe Essien MD, MPH

Listen as our esteemed guest Dr. Utibe Essien MD, MPH @UREssien walks us through key terminology and evidence necessary to understand anti-Black racism in medicine. Dr. Essien provides insights into ways that racism impacts our work in the clinical and academic settings and offers approaches for addressing anti-Black racism in these settings. Listeners can claim Free CE credit through VCU Health at http://curbsiders.vcuhealth.org/ (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com | CME! Credits Producer and Writer: Joniqua Ceasar MD, Hannah Abrams MD Cover Art: Hannah Abrams MD Infographic: Beth Garbitelli Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP; Joniqua Ceasar MD Editor: Paul Williams MD, Chris Chiu MD (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com Guest: Utibe Essien MD, MPH Sponsor We are excited to announce that the Curbsiders are now partnering with VCU Health...

53 MINJUN 25
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Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Medicine Utibe Essien MD, MPH

Latest Episodes

Hotcakes: COVID on steroids, statins over 75, short duration DAPT

Join us for an extra-hot summer episode featuring our critical appraisal expert, Rahul Ganatra MD, MPH @rbganatra. Prepare to marvel as he breaks down his recent tweetorial on the RECOVERY trial of dexamethasone for COVID-19; to gasp as Paul Williams updates us on statins and ASCVD prevention and to be enthralled by the dulcet tones of Matt Watto explaining the latest research on DAPT vs. monotherapy with ticagrelor. Bonus: a new hotcakes rating scale has arrived! Listeners can claim Free CE credit through VCU Health at http://curbsiders.vcuhealth.org/ (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com | Free CME! Credits Producer: Sarah Phoebe Roberts Show Notes by: Sarah Phoebe Roberts Writer: Rahul Ganatra MD, Sarah Phoebe Roberts, Matthew Watto MD, Paul Williams MD Cover Art: Matthew Watto MD Hosts: Rahul Ganatra MD, Matthew Watto MD, Paul Williams MD Editor: Matthew Watto MD (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com Sponsor VCU Health CE The Curbsiders are partnering with VCU Health Continuing Education to offer FREE continuing education credits for physicians and other healthcare professionals. Visit curbsiders.vcuhealth.org and search for this episode to claim credit. See info sheet for further directions. Note: A free VCU Health CloudCME account is required in order to seek credit. Time Stamps 00:00 Intro, disclaimer 02:15 Picks of the Week 06:15 New Hotcakes rating scale 09:20 RECOVERY trial 17:30 Rapid home-testing for COVID 20:15 Statins and ASCVD prevention 32:30 Ticagrelor monotherapy after ACS 41:30 Outro Picks of the week Paul: U Talkin' Talking Heads 2 My Talking Head podcast Sarah: New hotcakes scale! Rahul: Chromeo’s new Quarantine Casanova album Watto: 30 Rock season 1, episode 3 “Blind Date” *The Curbsiders participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising commissions by linking to Amazon. Simply put, if you click on our Amazon.com links and buy something we earn a (very) small commission, yet you don’t pay any extra. Goal Listeners will hone their skills in critical appraisal as they appraise the design, methodology and primary findings of breaking research. Learning objectives After listening to this episode listeners will… Describe the results of a study comparing treatment with dexamethasone to usual care for COVID-19 Recognize the utility of statins for adults aged 75+ Compare dual antiplatelet therapy to monotherapy with ticagrelor for the prevention of major adverse cardiac events among patients with ACS Disclosures Dr. Rahul Ganatra would like to acknowledge that he works with many of the authors on the statins paper. He, and the rest of The Curbsiders, report no relevant financial disclosures. Citation Ganatra RB, Roberts SP, Williams PN, Watto MF. “#229 Hotcakes: COVID on steroids, statins over 75, and shortened duration DAPT”. The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast. https://thecurbsiders.com/episode-list. August 10, 2020.

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Hotcakes: COVID on steroids, statins over 75, short duration DAPT

#228 Thyroid on Fire! Hyperthyroidism with Dr. Eve Bloomgarden

Blazing hot tips to diagnose and treat hyperthyroidism with Dr Eve Bloomgarden, @evebmd (Northwestern). We cover a ton of ground including how to: interpret thyroid function tests, use your thumbs (or an ultrasound) to examine the thyroid, become an expert on Graves’ orbitopathy, prescribe methimazole and decide who needs surgery or radioactive iodine therapy. Plus, a bit on subclinical hyperthyroidism. This episode is on fire! Listeners can claim Free CE credit through VCU Health at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com | Free CME! Credits Written and Produced by: Tima Karginov and Matthew Watto MD, FACP Cover Art: Kate Grant MBChb, MRCGP Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP Editor: Matthew Watto MD, FACP (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com Guest: Eve Bloomgarden MD Sponsors Pediatrics On Call podcast by the American Academy of Pediatrics If you provide medical care to children, Pediatrics On Call — the new podcast from the American Academy of Pediatrics — will help you do it better. Each week, hear the latest news and research on children's health, on topics from obesity and mental health to keeping the kiddos safe when they’re stuck at home. Subscribe from your favorite podcast provider or find the latest episodes here. VCU Health CE The Curbsiders are partnering with VCU Health Continuing Education to offer FREE continuing education credits for physicians and other healthcare professionals. Visit curbsiders.vcuhealth.org and search for this episode to claim credit. Note: A free VCU Health CloudCME account is required in order to seek credit. Time Stamps 00:00 Sponsors - VCU Health Continuing Education and the AAP’s Pediatrics On Call podcast 00:30 Intro, disclaimer, guest bio 03:15 Guest one-liner, favorite failure, Picks of the Week*: After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) (children’s book), Circe (book), IMPACT https://www.impact4hc.com/ (Non-profit) 08:50 Sponsor - the AAP’s Pediatrics On Call podcast 10:37 Background, Definition of Hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis; Basic labs 14:20 Case from Kashlak, Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism 25:00 Grave’s eye disease: exam, therapy and counseling 32:35 Thyroid exam and ultrasound 38:55 Thyroid Stimulating Immunoglobulin 41:00 Biotin 44:30 Thyroid Scintigraphy 49:00 Causes of Thyrotoxicosis 52:00 Treatment & Adherence to antithyroid medication (methimazole) 56:20 Beta Blockers in thyrotoxicosis 64:50 Subclinical Hyperthyroidism 67:00 Take Home Points, Outro Sponsor - VCU Health Continuing Education Links* After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again (Children’s book) Circe (book) Impact4hc.com Dr Bloomgarden and friends started this non-profit to address the infodemic during COVID19 *The Curbsiders participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising commissions by linking to Amazon. Simply put, if you click on our Amazon.com links and buy something we earn a (very) small commission, yet you don’t pay any extra. Goal Listeners will develop an approach to the diagnosis and management of hyperthyroidism and thyrotoxicosis. Learning objectives After listening to this episode listeners will… Recognize the signs and symptoms of thyrotoxicosis Perform the appropriate diagnostic evaluation to differentiate between the various causes of thyrotoxicosis Counsel and treat patients with thyrotoxicosis Develop an approach to subclinical hyperthyroidism Disclosures Dr Bloomgarden reports no relevant financial disclosures. The Curbsiders report no relevant financial disclosures. Citation Bloomgarden E, Karginov T, Williams PN, Watto MF. “#228 Thyroid on Fire: Hyperthyroidism with Dr Eve Bloomgarden”. The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast. https://thecurbsiders.com/episode-list Final publishing date Au

72 MIN1 w ago
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#228 Thyroid on Fire! Hyperthyroidism with Dr. Eve Bloomgarden

Cribsiders Episode 3: Back to School Special - COVID Edition

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that schools strive to reopen in the Fall, but there is hesitation from families and teachers alike. The Cribsiders speak with Dr. Sharfstein, a public health expert and pediatrician, regarding the importance of reopening schools for children, what criteria need to be met prior to opening, and how to keep children and teachers safe. Tune in to learn transmission amongst children, how other countries have reopened, why to cohort children, and how the primary care pediatrician can assist in the coming school year! Credits Producers & Writers: Edward Corty, Nicholas Lee MD Infographic: Nicholas Lee MD Cover Art: Chris Chiu MD Hosts: Justin Berk MD, Chris Chiu MD, Edward Corty Editor:Justin Berk MD; Chris Chiu MD Guest(s): Joshua Sharfstein MD Sponsors Pediatrics On Call podcast by the American Academy of Pediatrics If you provide medical care to children, Pediatrics On Call — the new podcast from the American Academy of Pediatrics —...

58 MIN2 w ago
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Cribsiders Episode 3: Back to School Special - COVID Edition

Baffled by NAFLD?

Swim through the sea of acronyms as Dr Scott Matherly (@liverprof) helps us become a little less baffled by the thought of NAFLD. We discuss the initial diagnosis of fatty liver disease, indications for additional evaluation with imaging and/or biopsy, and potential treatment options. With a quarter of the world affected, it’s crucial to understand the various forms of disease and how to counsel patients about this all-too-common condition! Listeners can claim Free CE credit through VCU Health at http://curbsiders.vcuhealth.org/ (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com | Free CME! Credits Written and Produced by: Elena Gibson MD Infographic and Cover Art: Elena Gibson MD Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP Editor: Emi Okamoto MD (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com Guest: Scott Matherly MD Sponsors Pediatrics On Call podcast by the American Academy of Pediatrics If you provide medical care to children, Pediatrics On Call — the new podcast from the American Academy of Pediatrics — will help you do it better. Each week, hear the latest news and research on children's health, on topics from obesity and mental health to keeping the kiddos safe when they’re stuck at home. Subscribe from your favorite podcast provider or find the latest episodes here. VCU Health CE We are excited to announce that the Curbsiders are now partnering with VCU Health Continuing Education to offer continuing education credits for physicians and other healthcare professionals. Check out curbsiders.vcuhealth.org and create your FREE account! Time Stamps 00:00 Sponsors - VCU Health Continuing Education and the AAP’s Pediatrics On Call podcast 00:30 Intro, disclaimer, guest bio 03:15 Guest one-liner; Picks of the Week*: 08:15 Sponsor - the AAP’s Pediatrics On Call podcast 08:50 Case from Kashlak part 1; What is hepatic steatosis? 11:43 NAFLD acronyms and definitions 18:20 Alcohol and Fatty Liver 23:15 Initial Evaluation of NAFLD 35:12 Dr Matherly’s piel to patients with fatty 41:11 NASH/Fibrosis Risk Assessment 48:54 Outcomes in NASH with Fibrosis 51:20 Statins are safe in liver disease 56:15 Treatment Options (surgery, Vitamin E, Pioglitazone, SLGT2 inhibitors and GLP1 agonists; Coffee?!) 71:42 Take home points and Outro Links* Episode 100: Cirrhosis Initial Evaluation and Management Episode 101: Cirrhosis Medications, Decompensation, Complications The Last of Us Part II Not a Diet Book by James Smith Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb Beirut Band - Gallipoli and The Flying Club Cup Beat Saber *The Curbsiders participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising commissions by linking to Amazon. Simply put, if you click on our Amazon.com links and buy something we earn a (very) small commission, yet you don’t pay any extra. Goal Listeners will develop an approach to the basic evaluation and initial management of NAFLD. Learning objectives After listening to this episode listeners will… Recognize the different etiologies of hepatic steatosis Define terms: non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), non-alcoholic fatty liver (NAFL) non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), alcoholic steatosis, cryptogenic cirrhosis Define the risk factors associated with NAFLD Develop an approach to the initial evaluation and management of NAFLD and NASH Recognize the value of weight loss in the management of NAFLD Determine when and how to monitor patients for progression of NAFLD Identify pharmacologic treatment options for patients with NASH and recognize when and how to use them. Describe the outcomes of concern associated with NAFLD and NASH. Disclosures Dr Matherly reports no relevant financial disclosures. The Curbsiders report no relevant financial disclosures. Citation Matherly S, Gibson EG, Williams PN, Ok

76 MIN2 w ago
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Baffled by NAFLD?

Kidney Boy on Acute Kidney Injury: Myths & Musings

Get a grip on acute kidney injury (AKI) with Dr. Joel Topf (AKA @kidney_boy), Kashlak’s Chief of Nephrology! We’ve put together an AKI highlight reel - focusing on practical tips and tricks to help you identify, diagnose and manage AKI, plus how to recognize AIN and random myths and musings on vancomycin, NSAIDS, contrast nephropathy, and the risk of NSF from gadolinium. Listeners can claim Free CE credit through VCU Health at http://curbsiders.vcuhealth.org/ (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com | Free CME! Credits Written (including CME questions) and Produced by: Cyrus Askin, MD Infographic by: Cyrus Askin, MD Cover Art: Kate Grant MBChb, MRCGP Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP Editor: Matthew Watto MD, FACP (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com Guest: Joel Topf, MD Sponsors Pediatrics On Call podcast by the American Academy of Pedia...

70 MIN3 w ago
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Kidney Boy on Acute Kidney Injury: Myths & Musings

Women in Medicine: COVID Edition

Listen as our expert guests, Kelly Graham, MD, MPH (@KellyGrahamMD) and Lekshmi Santhosh, MD MAEd (@LekshmiMD), detail the professional and personal challenges faced by women in medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic. Listeners can claim Free CE credit through VCU Health at http://curbsiders.vcuhealth.org/ (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com | Free CME! Credits Produced by: Leah Witt MD & Shreya Trivedi MD Written by: Molly Heublein MD, Isabel Valdez PA-C, Leah Witt MD & Shreya Trivedi MD Infographic & Cover Art: Edison Jyang Hosts: Leah Witt MD & Shreya Trivedi MD, Justin Berk MD, MPH, MBA Editor: Molly Heublein MD and Matthew Watto MD (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com Guests: Kelly Graham, MD, MPH; Lekshmi Santhosh, MD MAEd Sponsor VCU Health CE We are excited to announce that the Curbsiders are now partnering with VCU Health Continuing Education to o...

74 MINJUL 16
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Women in Medicine: COVID Edition

Hospital Addiction Medicine with Dr. Melissa Weimer

Jump into an episode dedicated to hospital based addiction medicine, as we cover common scenarios hospitalists encounter. In this episode we talk to Dr. Melissa Weimer @DrMelissaWeimer (Yale) about inpatient management of patients with substance use disorders. Dr. Weimer is board certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine. She is the Medical Director of the Yale Addiction Medicine Consult Service and is a passionate clinician educator. We discuss a wide range of topics this episode including the management of polysubstance withdrawal, approaching acute pain management for a person with opioid use disorder, and inpatient harm reduction strategies. After this episode listeners will gain new tools to help them best care for hospitalized patients with substance use disorders. Listeners can claim Free CE credit through VCU Health at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing...

59 MINJUL 13
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Hospital Addiction Medicine with Dr. Melissa Weimer

Cribsiders Episode #1: Cystic Fibrosis Licked-ty Split with Dr. Whittney Warren

Our very first Cribsiders/Curbsiders crossover episode! Learn about cystic fibrosis care across the lifespan. We dive into the diagnosis of CF (don’t lick your patients!), management of pulmonary and extrapulmonary complications, and the future of CF. You’ll also get tips on CF in adolescents and young adults, as well as recognizing undiagnosed CF in older patients. Our guest, Dr. Whittney Warren, is a pulmonary critical care doctor and the medical director of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis clinic in an academic hospital in Texas. Show notes: https:/www.thecribsiders.com/. Credits Writer, Producer, Infographic, CME Questions: Clara Mao Cover Art: Christopher Chiu MD Hosts: Justin Berk MD, Christopher Chiu MD, and Matthew Watto MD Editor: Justin Berk MD; Clair Morgan of nodderly.com Guest: Whittney Warren DO Time Stamps Intro / Disclaimer 0:00 Guest bio 2:25 Guest one-liner, picks of the week 3:15 Explaining CF to patients, life expectancy 7:00 Types of CF mutations and phenotypes 11:50 Presentation of CF in older patients 15:20 Screening and diagnosis 16:40 PFTs and airway clearance 25:20 Nutrition and the “CF diet” 29:10 CF exacerbations and antibiotic selection 32:25 Extrapulmonary manifestations 39:35 Transition of care for CF adolescents (alcohol, exercise, sex) 43:50 CFTR modulator therapy 51:35 Lung transplantation 54:45 Goal Listeners will develop a systematic approach towards long-term management and acute exacerbations of cystic fibrosis. Learning objectives After listening to this episode listeners will… Explain the pathophysiology underlying cystic fibrosis. Identify maintenance therapies that optimize pulmonary function and nutritional status in patients with cystic fibrosis. Choose evidence-based practices in the management of cystic fibrosis-associated pulmonary exacerbations. Recognize common extrapulmonary complications of cystic fibrosis in children and adults. Describe available disease-modifying agents in cystic fibrosis care. Disclosures Dr. Warren reports no relevant financial disclosures. The Cribsiders report no relevant financial disclosures. Citation Warren W, Mao C, Watto MF, Chiu C, Berk J. “Cystic Fibrosis Licked-ty Split with Dr. Whittney Warren”. The Cribsiders Pediatric Podcast. https:/www.thecribsiders.com/ Original Air Date: July 6, 2020.

60 MINJUL 6
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Cribsiders Episode #1: Cystic Fibrosis Licked-ty Split with Dr. Whittney Warren

Hot COVID Cakes: COVID19 Disparities, Steroids, Hormones for Depression, Probiotics

This episode is Half COVID Cakes, Half Hotcakes, and entirely enlightening. Our guest Dr. Utibe Essien MD, MPH @UREssien and Curbsider/epidemiologist, Dr. Rahul Ganatra MD, MPH @rbganatra discuss some Hot COVID Cakes including: racial differences in COVID-19 outcomes, why dogs and dexamethasone may hold the key to defeating COVID-19, how hormonal adjunctive therapies might be key for depression, and when to poo-poo probiotics versus when a side of Lactobacillus may be beneficial. Listeners can claim Free CE credit through VCU Health at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com | CME! Credits Written and Produced by: Rahul Ganatra MD, MPH, Emi Okamoto MD; Sarah P. Roberts MPH; and Matthew Watto MD Show Notes and CME questions by: Deborah J. Gorth ScM Cover Art: Deborah J. Gorth ScM Hosts: Matthew Watto MD; Rahul Ganatra MD, MPH, Emi Okamoto MD, and S...

47 MINJUL 2
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Hot COVID Cakes: COVID19 Disparities, Steroids, Hormones for Depression, Probiotics

Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Medicine Utibe Essien MD, MPH

Listen as our esteemed guest Dr. Utibe Essien MD, MPH @UREssien walks us through key terminology and evidence necessary to understand anti-Black racism in medicine. Dr. Essien provides insights into ways that racism impacts our work in the clinical and academic settings and offers approaches for addressing anti-Black racism in these settings. Listeners can claim Free CE credit through VCU Health at http://curbsiders.vcuhealth.org/ (CME goes live at 0900 ET on the episode’s release date). Show Notes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! | Top Picks | Mailing List | thecurbsiders@gmail.com | CME! Credits Producer and Writer: Joniqua Ceasar MD, Hannah Abrams MD Cover Art: Hannah Abrams MD Infographic: Beth Garbitelli Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP; Joniqua Ceasar MD Editor: Paul Williams MD, Chris Chiu MD (written materials); Clair Morgan of nodderly.com Guest: Utibe Essien MD, MPH Sponsor We are excited to announce that the Curbsiders are now partnering with VCU Health...

53 MINJUN 25
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Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Medicine Utibe Essien MD, MPH

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