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PodcastDX is an interview based podcast series in a “peer-to-peer supportive format." Our podcast provides tips, hints, and support for common healthcare conditions. Our listeners are just like you- navigating the complex medical world. We hope to ease some tension we all face when confronted with a new diagnosis. ​

PodcastDX is an interview based podcast series in a “peer-to-peer supportive format." Our podcast provides tips, hints, and support for common healthcare conditions. Our listeners are just like you- navigating the complex medical world. We hope to ease some tension we all face when confronted with a new diagnosis. ​
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PodcastDX is an interview based podcast series in a “peer-to-peer supportive format." Our podcast provides tips, hints, and support for common healthcare conditions. Our listeners are just like you- navigating the complex medical world. We hope to ease some tension we all face when confronted with a new diagnosis. ​

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@podcastdx

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English

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Episodes

Sickle Cell Disease SCD

6/18/2019
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In this episode we will discuss Sickle Cell Disease. We normally interview a guest but will do a forum among ourselves. That is what this episode will be. This being Sickle Cell Awareness Week, we thought it prudent to share some facts with our listeners. Sickle cell disease (SCD) affects millions of people throughout the world and is particularly common among those whose ancestors came from sub-Saharan Africa; Spanish-speaking regions in the Western Hemisphere (South America, the...

Duration:00:10:22

Men's Health

6/11/2019
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In this episode we will discuss men's health, specifically testicular cancer. Usually found in younger men aged 15 to 35 and only 1 in 250 will ever develop this disease Because testicular cancer usually can be treated successfully, a man’s lifetime risk of dying from this cancer is very low: about 1 in 5,000.

Duration:00:07:18

Heat Injuries

6/4/2019
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In this episode we will discuss heat injuries and dehydration. As summer jumps in with both feet, so must we! Please listen, share, and take care of one another. ​ There will not be a guest this week, we will discuss the topic in forum. We hope you will listen and share this important topic.

Duration:00:19:21

Breast Cancer

5/28/2019
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In this episode we will discuss Breast Cancer with Bonita. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women, except for skin cancers. Currently, the average risk of a woman in the United States developing breast cancer sometime in her life is about 12%. This means there is a 1 in 8 chance she will develop breast cancer. This also means there is a 7 in 8 chance she will never have the disease.

Duration:00:21:14

Type 1 Diabetes

5/21/2019
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In this episode we will discuss Type 1 Diabetes with Maya Grace Rose, formerly known as: Caitlin Rose. Type 1 diabetes (previously called insulin-dependent or juvenile diabetes) is usually diagnosed in children, teens, and young adults, but it can develop at any age.

Duration:00:08:40

HIV / AIDS

5/14/2019
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In this episode we will discuss HIV with D-Rek. HIV or Human Immunodeficiency Virus can be spread by blood transfusions, which was the case for D-Rek, who had heart surgery as an infant. HIV stigma is negative attitudes and beliefs about people with HIV. It is the prejudice that comes with labeling an individual as part of a group that is believed to be socially unacceptable. Let’s Stop HIV Together raises awareness that we all have a role to play in stopping HIV stigma. When we...

Duration:00:26:52

Heart Stents

5/7/2019
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In this episode we will discuss heart stents as a way of repairing clogged arteries. Stents help keep coronary arteries open and reduce the chance of a heart attack. Our guest today is Mike M., a retired Fire Chief from the Suburbs of Chicago.

Duration:00:16:01

Sarcoidosis

4/30/2019
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Sarcoidosis (pronounced SAR-COY-DOE-SIS) is an inflammatory disease characterized by the formation of granulomas—tiny clumps of inflammatory cells—in one or more organs of the body. When the immune system goes into overdrive and too many of these clumps form, they can interfere with an organ’s structure and function. When left unchecked, chronic inflammation can lead to fibrosis, which is the permanent scarring of organ tissue. This disorder affects the lungs in approximately 90% of cases,...

Duration:00:23:01

Phobias

4/23/2019
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In this episode we will discuss phobias in the studio. When a person has a phobia, they will often shape their lives to avoid what they consider to be dangerous. The imagined threat is greater than any actual threat posed by the cause of terror. ​ The episode was suggested by a fellow Podcaster, Nicole Clark at "The Verdict's In" Podcast. Thank you Nicole, I hope this helped!

Duration:00:14:38

Non Hodgkins Lymphoma

4/16/2019
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In this episode we will discuss Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma with Sandra from the U.K. Besides dealing with this disease, Sandra started a charity to fund equipment for cancer research. Cure-Cancer@UCL is a non profit charity raising funds that provide medical equipment to the research team at University College London.

Duration:00:20:37

Appendix Pre-Cancer

4/9/2019
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In this episode we will discuss Appendix Pre-Cancer with Gianna M. We never knew the appendix could become cancerous, she was lucky to have caught hers in the pre-cancerous stages of Mucinous Neoplasm of the Appendix. We hope you find this episode enlightening, and as Gianna recommends... "Always listen to your body!"

Duration:00:18:47

Type 2 Diabetes

4/2/2019
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In this episode we will discuss Diabetes Complications, specifically Amputation, with Kathy T. There are two types of diabetes, Type 1 where your body does not produce insulin and Type 2 where the body does not produce insulin well. Today we will discuss Type 2, later on this year we will discuss Type 1.

Duration:00:26:31

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

3/26/2019
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In this episode we will discuss Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and lung transplantation with Brad. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive lung disease with a poor prognosis. Lung transplantation is the only intervention shown to increase life expectancy for patients with IPF, but it is associated with disease-specific challenges. After hearing our episode covering this same topic, Brad requested an interview to explain the life saving option of having a lung transplant. We are...

Duration:00:30:02

Poison Prevention

3/19/2019
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In this episode we will discuss Poison Prevention in our studio. Making your home safe is critical to avoiding poisoning because more than 90 percent of poisonings occur in the home. We will give you will basic tips for preventing poisonings of all members of your household, including any four legged furry ones!

Duration:00:12:54

Sleep Hygiene

3/12/2019
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On this episode we talk about why your body needs sleep, and give you a few tips on how to fall asleep. According to the National Sleep Foundation, sleep hygiene is a variety of different practices and habits that are necessary to have good nighttime sleep quality and full daytime alertness. Other good sleep hygiene practices include: Limiting daytime naps to 30 minutes. Napping does not make up for inadequate nighttime sleep. However, a short nap of 20-30 minutes can help to improve mood,...

Duration:00:16:15

Colorectal Cancer

3/5/2019
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This week we discuss colon health, testing and colorectal cancer. March is colorectal cancer awareness month and we hope this episode will bring enough information to enable you to make informed decisions. Colorectal cancer affects both men and women and according to the CDC, this is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the US.

Duration:00:16:27

Gastric Feeding Tube

2/26/2019
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In this episode we will discuss Gastric Feeding Tubes with Sheila from Gilbert, Arizona. Sheila is one of our frequent fliers since she has had her handful with fragile preemie babies. Sheila will discuss her twins' feeding tubes and how she has handled the good, bad and ugly experiences. We hope that by hearing her experiences you can prepare for your own should you ever have to.

Duration:00:23:50

Head Lice

2/19/2019
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In this episode we will discuss Head Lice among ourselves. Head Lice, though irritating are not harmful. Head lice are tiny insects that feed on blood from the human scalp. An infestation of head lice, called pediculosis capitis, most often affects children and usually results from the direct transfer of lice from the hair of one person to the hair of another. A head lice infestation isn't a sign of poor personal hygiene or an unclean living environment. Head lice don't carry bacterial or...

Duration:00:22:32

Organ Donation

2/12/2019
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We are re-posting an episode from early last year on the topic of liver transplantation. February 14th is National Organ Donor Day, in honor of the hundreds of thousands of patients currently waiting for an organ, the DonorNetworkWest.Org agency requested we help get the word out once again on the critical importance donation makes. If you aren't already a donor, please take a moment of your time to register with your state's organ and tissue donor registry. Better yet, consider being a live...

Duration:00:19:14

Spontaneous Pneumothorax

2/5/2019
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This week we discuss Spontaneous Pneumothorax. A member of our team recently was treated for this condition. Jack Scaro, one of our audio editors felt a sharp pain in his chest, which got worse when he drew a breath. Being a 20 something college student with a tall, slim stature, he didn't think it could be a heart attack, but had it checked out just to be safe. The ER docs put a chest tube in to re-inflate his lung and he was hospitalized for a couple of days. Are you tall and thin? Are you...

Duration:00:10:32