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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

Anemia of Inflammation - finally understand this common anemia that accomplished doctors often can't explain

9/30/2019
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Anemia of Inflammation is also often referred to as Anemia of Chronic Disease. It is one of the most common anemias, yet often challenging to comprehend. This is an attempt is to try and simplify it.

Duration:00:09:46

Anemia of Inflammation - part 2

9/30/2019
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If you know why red blood cells survive less (and are made less) during inflammatory conditions, and already know why ferritin increases in inflammation, and don't want to hear a lousy Iron Man plot idea - then you are good to go on skipping this episode.

Duration:00:07:10

Creatine - part 3

8/26/2019
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Is there a specific type of creatine to buy? What is creatine monohydrate? What is Creapure? What do some professional organizations have to say about the safety of creatine? The loading dose debate. Also dives into the several mechanisms of action for how creatine helps build muscle.

Duration:00:15:53

Creatine - part 2

8/21/2019
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The replenishing of muscle ATP is one (of the several) mechanisms that creatine helps with when it comes to heavy anaerobic exercise. Other topics discussed are things to know about lab testing the kidneys while taking creatine. Thoughts on why some don't respond to creatine supplementation.

Duration:00:09:43

Creatine - part 1

8/20/2019
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It occurs naturally in the body (because we synthesize it), it is in meat, and it is frequently used as a supplement. Since it is in you, why not understand what is and what it does? Advice is provided on which supplement labels to particularly avoid. A brief reflection upon creatine within our brains (and the potential memory impact seen in one study) is utilized to make the point that when it comes to a performance enhancer, like creatine, it's not solely about the ramifications on muscle...

Duration:00:12:57

Medicare for All? (or maybe you call it Universal Healthcare or Single-Payer)

7/1/2019
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Are you surprised that GoFundMe and crowdfunding are not the solution to a family healthcare crisis? How about Medicare for All? Hmmmm.....

Duration:00:47:56

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