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Hospital & Internal Medicine lectures are intended for the medical professional who enjoys learning for the sake of it. Dr. Porat is a practicing Hospitalist and Board Certified in Internal Medicine.

Hospital & Internal Medicine lectures are intended for the medical professional who enjoys learning for the sake of it. Dr. Porat is a practicing Hospitalist and Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
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Hospital & Internal Medicine lectures are intended for the medical professional who enjoys learning for the sake of it. Dr. Porat is a practicing Hospitalist and Board Certified in Internal Medicine.

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English


Episodes

Clostridium Difficile - part 3

2/11/2019
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Many of the latest studies in the 2017-2018 timeframe are reviewed. The importance of looking at the eosinophil count on the CBC, probiotic future directions, microbiome transplant options, antibody treatment (bezlotoxumab), "penicillin allergic" patients, and a brief mention of available testing.

Duration:00:13:16

Clostridium Difficile - part 2

1/29/2019
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Specific initial treatment regimens are discussed. Topics include fulminant disease, Vancomycin, Fidaxomicin, Metronidazole, and recurrence rates/regimens.

Duration:00:10:49

Clostridium Difficile - part 1

1/25/2019
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A deceivingly difficult topic. Not so obvious points are made about asymptomatic carriers, transmission, and who to test.

Duration:00:13:55

Live From My Basement Bathroom

12/23/2018
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Experiences that taught me some lessons.

Duration:00:16:26

Type 2 Diabetes Treatment - Part 7 - GLP-1 Agonists and DPP-4 Inhibitors

12/17/2018
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Glucagon-Like Peptide 1 (GLP-1) mimetics are also referred to as the GLP-1 receptor agonists. While this talk mostly focuses on GLP-1 mechanisms and actions, the hope is you will also better understand The Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors The current GLP-1 Agonists include Exenatide (Byetta), Liraglutide (Victoza), Dulaglutide (Trulicity), Abiglutide (Tanzeum), Lixisenatide (Adlyxin), Semaglutide (Ozempic). The current DPP-4 Inhibitors include Alogliptin (Nesina), Linagliptin...

Duration:00:16:46

Type 2 Diabetes Treatment - Part 6 - SGLT2 Inhibitors

9/26/2018
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Sodium-Glucose Transporter 2 Inhibitors decrease glucose re-absorbtion. The diuretic effect, weight loss, DKA, cardiac outcomes, blood pressure, genital infections and a whole bunch of other information is discussed. SGLT2s include Canagliflozin (Invokana), Dapagliflozin (Farxiga), Empagliflozin (Jardiance), Ertagliflozin (Steglatro), with more to be released in the future.

Duration:00:20:05

Type 2 Diabetes Treatment - Part 5 - HgA1C

8/26/2018
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There is a lot more to understanding HgA1C then most realize (particularly the quality industry and big corporations).

Duration:00:19:17

Type 2 Diabetes Treatment - Part 4 - Metformin

5/27/2018
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Tackles - Vitamin B12, kidney disease, CHF, cancer, Impaired Glucose Tolerance (IGT), dosing, side-effects, lactic acidosis, cost, drinkers, hypoxic patients, glucose lowering, and a few other moments of erudation.

Duration:00:25:15

Type 2 Diabetes Treatment - Part 3 Glucagon

5/16/2018
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If you want to understand drug classes like DPP-4 inhibitors, GLP-1 (GLUCAGON-like peptide) therapies, treating hypoglycemia, and an important player among the many etiologies of Type 2 diabetes - then you must understand the basics about glucoagon.

Duration:00:08:59

Internal Medicine Pearls #5

4/3/2018
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Diuretic therapy for congestive heart failure treatment, antibiotics for diabetic osteomyelitis after foot surgery, and practical tips with new-onset seizures - is among the knowledge dropped (because, after all, school can't teach us everything).

Duration:00:33:14

Some Recent Studies Worth Knowing About - February 2018

2/1/2018
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Some new stuff about Vitamin D & Calcium supplementation, another about the timing of hip fracture surgery, etc

Duration:00:11:16

Internal Medicine Pearls #4

11/14/2017
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Checking glucose levels in Type 2 Diabetes, ACE Inhibitors for women, and using Azithromycin in Asthma.

Duration:00:14:26