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The Dr. Joe Galati Podcast

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A native of Long Island, New York, Dr. Joe Galati was raised in a family where good nutrition and family were ways of life. Today, his practice, Liver Specialists of Texas and the Metabolic Liver Center (Fatty Liver Disease Clinic), is devoted to the care of patients with all facets of liver diseases, obesity, fatty liver, and related disorders. Based in Houston, Texas, Dr.Galati is an expert “physician-communicator”, and brings his listeners the information they need to to get on a healthy path to wellness, understand what’s needed to remain healthy, with a solid foundation of food and nutrition. Each week he is joined by experts from around the world to shed light on these important topics to keep America healthy. Since 2003, Dr. Galati has created consumer-oriented radio programming on health and wellness, producing and hosting “Your Health First,” a one-hour radio program each weekend, heard on iHeart Radio’s 740 am KTRH. When he’s not practicing medicine, Dr. Galati is an avid photographer and is a member of Entrepreneur’s Organization, supporting entrepreneurs in all corners of the world. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

A native of Long Island, New York, Dr. Joe Galati was raised in a family where good nutrition and family were ways of life. Today, his practice, Liver Specialists of Texas and the Metabolic Liver Center (Fatty Liver Disease Clinic), is devoted to the care of patients with all facets of liver diseases, obesity, fatty liver, and related disorders. Based in Houston, Texas, Dr.Galati is an expert “physician-communicator”, and brings his listeners the information they need to to get on a healthy path to wellness, understand what’s needed to remain healthy, with a solid foundation of food and nutrition. Each week he is joined by experts from around the world to shed light on these important topics to keep America healthy. Since 2003, Dr. Galati has created consumer-oriented radio programming on health and wellness, producing and hosting “Your Health First,” a one-hour radio program each weekend, heard on iHeart Radio’s 740 am KTRH. When he’s not practicing medicine, Dr. Galati is an avid photographer and is a member of Entrepreneur’s Organization, supporting entrepreneurs in all corners of the world. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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A native of Long Island, New York, Dr. Joe Galati was raised in a family where good nutrition and family were ways of life. Today, his practice, Liver Specialists of Texas and the Metabolic Liver Center (Fatty Liver Disease Clinic), is devoted to the care of patients with all facets of liver diseases, obesity, fatty liver, and related disorders. Based in Houston, Texas, Dr.Galati is an expert “physician-communicator”, and brings his listeners the information they need to to get on a healthy path to wellness, understand what’s needed to remain healthy, with a solid foundation of food and nutrition. Each week he is joined by experts from around the world to shed light on these important topics to keep America healthy. Since 2003, Dr. Galati has created consumer-oriented radio programming on health and wellness, producing and hosting “Your Health First,” a one-hour radio program each weekend, heard on iHeart Radio’s 740 am KTRH. When he’s not practicing medicine, Dr. Galati is an avid photographer and is a member of Entrepreneur’s Organization, supporting entrepreneurs in all corners of the world. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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@drjoegalati

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Episodes

Natural Disaster Preparation

2/25/2021
This week on Your Health First, Dr. Galati talked about the deep freeze that hit Texas this past week. He discusses the personal preparation that should always be taken to prevent loss of life and property. He also makes the connection between the preparation you need to take for these natural disasters and the preparation you need to take to maintain your own good health. #texasfreeze #preparation Websites to remember: Dr. Galati's newsletter sign-up Medical Practice: Liver Specialists...

Duration:00:08:26

Medical Myths in Cardiology

2/23/2021
This week we turn to finding the truth in various medical myths related to heart disease. Dr. Joe Galati recently had a conversation with Dr. Randeep Suneja. Dr. Suneja is a cardiologist based in Katy, Texas. His practice is Cardiology Center of Houston, and they specialize in all facets of heart disease and intervention. Patients and consumers are inundated with an enormous number of health claims, many of which are simply not true. During this episode of Dr. Galati's weekly radio program,...

Duration:00:30:58

American Heart Month

2/1/2021
This past week, Dr. Joe Galati had a conversation with Dr. Randeep Suneja. Dr. Suneja is a cardiologist based in Katy, Texas. His practice is the Cardiology Center of Houston, and they specialize in all facets of heart disease and intervention. Heart disease is the #1 killer across the globe. Risk factors for heart disease include family history, but also obesity, hypertension, diabetes, elevated cholesterol, and smoking. Outside of your family genetics, may of the risk can be modified with...

Duration:00:35:42

Childhood Obesity Part 2

1/11/2021
For this weeks podcast, Dr. Joe Galati will be discussing Bagels. He gives an overview of the nutritional assessment of bagels and whether or not you should consider eating them? In moderation, bagels may not be all that bad. Take a listen and you decide. They will also be an update on the COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Galati is getting his second vaccine dose this week, and he will keep everybody up-to-date on how he doe. He'll comment on the overall rollout of the vaccine across America and why...

Duration:00:41:15

Childhood Obesity and Fatty Liver

12/10/2020
This weeks podcast features two very important topics, and two outstanding guests. The first discusses the rise in alcohol use and alcohol use disorder in the era of COVID-19. The fear of the illness, it’s associated anxiety and isolation, as a result of the quarantine, has created a fertile environment for alcohol abuse. Throughout the pandemic, we’ve seen the negative impact, including rising depression, suicide, drug abuse, and child abuse. Tonight we will be talking specifically about...

Duration:00:41:12

Holiday Weight Gain

12/3/2020
Holiday weight gain is a common point of discussion these days, and there is always a lot of talk trying to prevent it. While COVID-19 may reduce the number of social gatherings this Christmas season, no doubt there will be plenty of food to share this season. Helen Yuan, RD with Liver Specialists of Texas joined Dr. Galati on the 11/30/20 broadcast of Your Health First on 740KTRH. Together they discussed strategies to reduce the consumption of calorie dense foods, and increase more less...

Duration:00:41:18

Cancer Prevention Podcast

11/17/2020
This week on the Dr. Joe Galati podcast, we are talking about the month of November being Stomach Cancer Awareness month. There is a lot of information to gather here, considering many of the common G.I. complaints that people have could be early warning signals that something more serious is wrong. Don’t ignore the symptoms that are perceived as being OK to have, such as bloating, nausea, heartburn, and difficulty swallowing. Like all serious conditions, early intervention is the key to...

Duration:00:39:29

#CovidPolitics

11/3/2020
Tonight on Your Health First, Dr. Joe Galati reflects on the politics of #covid19. #Election2020 is days away, and he offers his political perspective from a physicians viewpoint. Websites to remember: Medical Practice: Liver Specialists of Texas Dr. Galati's Book Site: Eating Yourself Sick Facebook: Dr. Joe Galati Dr. Galati's YouTube: YouTube Channel Please send feedback and suggestion. You can message me here. You can reach Dr. Galati and his practice, LIVER SPECIALISTS OF TEXAS,...

Duration:00:39:51

Mike Emanuel and President Trump

10/30/2020
Mike Emanuel, who currently serves as chief congressional correspondent and senior political correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC), joins us this weekend to discuss his experience covering President Trump and his recent case of COVID-19. Mike shares his insight on the reaction to the President's illness, various screening strategies for news correspondence and politicians in DC, and the overall feel for what was happening in Washington during this Presidential health crisis. #covid19...

Duration:00:20:14

#LiverCancer Expert Discussion

10/22/2020
Each year, approximately 43,000 new cases of #livercancer are diagnosed, and approximately 31,000 people will die. Liver cancer rates have tripled since 1980, most likely due to increased rates of #hepatitisC, #fattyliver, and #hepatitisB. This week on Dr. Galati‘s weekly radio program, Your Health First, he interviewed Dr. Sudha Kodali, a partner of his at Houston Methodist Hospital. They discussed the underlying risk factors for liver cancer, the need to know your liver test results, and...

Duration:00:21:38

#COVID19 and #Addiction Updates

10/11/2020
Dr. Howard Huang from Houston Methodist Hospital joins Dr. Galati, and gives an update on #COVID19 and the recent infection that President Trump experienced. He will discuss new therapeutics, and what lessons have been learned. Also, Becky Vance, who is the President and CEO of Drug Prevention Resources, will come on and shed light on the current state of affairs with regard to addiction and alcohol abuse. The impact of COVID-19 triggering a spike in addiction and overdoses will be...

Duration:00:41:36

Why am I Constipated?

9/3/2020
This week I have two very special guests joining me. The first is Michael Garfield, who is a permanent fixture on the Houston radio landscape. Michael and his weekly program, the High-Tech Texan, airs every Saturday morning between 11:00 and 1:00 PM on 950 KPRC. Michael is an expert on everything technology related, and he is going to share his insight and thoughts on technology issues that we're facing as the Covid pandemic persists. With everyone working from home, and taking advantage of...

Duration:00:40:11

#FattyLiver

8/26/2020
Fatty Liver Disease, also known as nonalcoholic fatty liver disease or #NASH, is a leading cause of chronic liver disease, #cirrhosis, and liver cancer in the United States. Fatty liver develops in individuals who have a condition called "metabolic syndrome". Metabolic syndrome includes truncal obesity (belly fat), type-2 diabetes, hypertension, and elevated cholesterol or triglycerides. Fatty liver disease is a leading cause of liver failure that requires liver transplantation. The global...

Duration:00:45:49

#AnahadOconnor Talks #Alcohol

8/6/2020
This past week we had the pleasure of having #NYTimes writes Anahad O'Connor join Dr. Joe Galati to discuss his latest article. Titled "Should we be Drinking Less?" explores the proof that alcohol is good for us, and the medical science claims. On a deeper dive, there are conflicting results that add to the confusion around alcohol use. Tonight, Anahad takes a deep dive and explains what he wrote. Bottom line: a little may be fine, but more than that is harmful. Websites to...

Duration:00:39:09

COVID-19 and Heart Attack

7/17/2020
This episode Dr. Joe Galati interviews Dr. Mike Wilson, a cardiologist in Houston's Texas Medical Center. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of heart attacks being seen in the emergency room is down by 30%. This is due to fear of going the the ER, and contracting COVID. Instead, patients sit home with symptoms and neglect getting the care they need. Dr. Wilson details risk factors, symptoms of heart attack and other related diseases, and why it's important to seek help immediately....

Duration:00:39:55

Men's Health: Why We Need Healthy Dads

7/4/2020
This week Dr. Joe Galati is discussing the important of men's health, and in particular, the health of our dads. Put simply, when men (our dads) have to deal with a chronic medical condition, they will be less available for their children and families. Instead of concentrating of the family dynamics, and what makes a great family, they are sidetracked with their own health concerns. Ill dads have the potential for less earning capacity, greater potential for disability, and premature death....

Duration:00:39:51

Summer Vacation Ideas During COVID-19

6/22/2020
So it’s summertime. Your long-awaited time off from work, the kids are off from school, and the dream trip to Europe or some far flung place is waiting for you. Unfortunately a little thing called COVID-19 has gotten in the way. Due to travel restrictions, global alerts, personal transmission and social distancing, vacation travel of all types are being put on hold. Summer camp for the kids is being modified, and everyone is faced with the idea of “what are we going to do this summer?". I am...

Duration:00:40:02

Fox News Janice Dean and Multiple Sclerosis

5/19/2020
This podcast, kicking off Season 3, is dedicated (mostly) to a disease dreaded by all: Multiple Sclerosis. On the podcast we have an expert in MS, Dr. Julia Jones, a neurologist at Houston Methodist Hospital. She explains the general risks for developing MS, as well as the presenting symptoms, initial diagnostic tests, and possible treatment options. Later on Janice Dean, Fox News Channel Chief Meteorologist, who has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, comes on to share her own MS...

Duration:00:44:46

#COVID19 Complications: Interview with Dr. Sam Pappas

5/1/2020
This past week, Internal Medicine specialist Dr. Sam Pappas joined Dr. Galati to talk about the impact of chronic medical conditions and the outcome in COVID-19 patients. These chronic conditions include: The vast majority of these conditions can be prevented with lifestyle changes. Stay in tune with us through our website. Websites to remember: Radio site: Your Health First Medical Practice: Liver Specialists of Texas Book Site: Eating Yourself Sick Facebook: Dr. Joe Galati YouTube...

Duration:00:28:43

Brian Kilmeade Discusses #COVID19

4/13/2020
This week, Brian Kilmeade from Fox News Channel joins Dr. Joe Galati to discuss COVID-19, and the impact on the nation. Brial also takes a few minutes to share some of his own secrets to his success in TV and radio. Edward Lawrence from Fox Business also comes on to give an update on what's happen on Wall Street. #covid19 #foxnewschannel #briankilmeade #talkradio #podcast #iheartradio #foxnewsradio See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:37:59