PodMed TT – Breakthrough Treatment Helps Paralyzed People Walk Again

Friday, September 28, 2018
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Walking. It’s something the vast majority of us take for granted, but for people who’ve experienced accidents that have severed their spinal cord, the ability is priceless. So,…

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PodMed TT – Evaluating Second-Line Drugs for Treating Type 2 Diabetes

Friday, September 7, 2018
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If you have diabetes and you’re taking metformin, and now you’ve been told you need another drug to keep your blood sugar in control, which one is best?…

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PodMed TT – The Cost of Robotic Surgery

Friday, August 31, 2018
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What is the impact of robots on surgery? They’re really expensive, Rick and I conclude on PodMed TT this week, as found in a research letter in JAMA….

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PodMed TT – Cost of Brand-Name Combination Pills vs. Generics

Friday, August 24, 2018
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Are combination pills, also known as “polypills,” a good idea when it comes to managing a person’s multiple conditions? A JAMA study Rick and I highlight on PodMed…

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PodMed TT – Study: Prenatal TDAP Vaccine Does Not Increase Autism Risk

Friday, August 17, 2018
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Women who are pregnant should receive the TDAP—that’s tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis—vaccine with the goal of protecting their unborn child from infections, especially whooping cough or pertussis, in…

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PodMed TT Offers Podcast Listeners Latest Medical News

Monday, August 13, 2018
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When medical professionals want to stay in the loop on breaking medical news, there is one podcast they tune into week after week: PodMed TT. Hosted by Texas…

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PodMed TT – Monitoring Glucose to Identify Diabetes Subtypes

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
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What can we learn from continuous glucose monitoring for a few weeks and standardized food challenges among people who haven’t been diagnosed with diabetes? A lot, as Rick…

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PodMed TT – Walmart vs. Medicare for Prescription Drug Costs

Friday, July 27, 2018
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If you’re a Medicare beneficiary on any of a host of generic drugs for common medical conditions like diabetes or high blood pressure, you may be economically better…

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PodMed TT – Citizen Participation in Tick Research

Friday, July 20, 2018
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Can citizen participation in scientific research teach us about ticks and their habits? As Rick and I discuss on PodMed TT this week, the answer is a resounding…

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