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Supercharge your learning and enhance your practice with this Internal Medicine Podcast featuring board certified Internists as they interview the experts to bring you clinical pearls, practice-changing knowledge, and bad puns. Doctors Matthew Watto, Paul Williams, and friends (a national network of students, residents, and clinician-educators) deliver a little knowledge food for your brain hole. Yummy! No boring lectures here, just high-value content and a healthy dose of humor. Fantastic for Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Primary Care, and Hospital Medicine.

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Supercharge your learning and enhance your practice with this Internal Medicine Podcast featuring board certified Internists as they interview the experts to bring you clinical pearls, practice-changing knowledge, and bad puns. Doctors Matthew Watto, Paul Williams, and friends (a national network of students, residents, and clinician-educators) deliver a little knowledge food for your brain hole. Yummy! No boring lectures here, just high-value content and a healthy dose of humor. Fantastic for Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Primary Care, and Hospital Medicine.

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English


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#448 USPSTF Breast Cancer Screening - Updated recommendations and the reasoning behind them

7/10/2024
In this episode of The Curbsiders Podcast, the team delves into the recently updated breast cancer screening recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) with Dr. Wanda Nicholson (@wnicholsonobgyn), an expert in preventive medicine, diversity, equity and inclusion, and women's health and the Chair of the Task Force. Join us as we review the newest screening mammography recommendations, evidence for earlier screening for all women, the challenge of dense breast findings, and more. Importantly, we discuss disparities in breast cancer outcomes and the need to better understand and address them. Claim CME for this episode at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org! Patreon | Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | YouTube | Newsletter | Contact | Swag! | CME Show Segments Credits

Duration:00:30:31

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#447 Rhinitis and Environmental Allergies with Dr. Olajumoke Fadugba

7/8/2024
Elevate your rhinitis management! Learn from expert allergist Dr. Olajumoke Fadugba about rhinitis and environmental allergies. You’ll review how to distinguish between allergic and non-allergic rhinitis, and how to decode the drugstore allergy aisle for your patients! Claim free CME for this episode at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org! Patreon | Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | YouTube | Newsletter | Contact | Swag! | CME Show Segments Credits Sponsor: Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free right now by going to freed.ai. And listeners of Curbsiders can use code CURB50 for $50 off their first month. Sponsor: Litter Robot Whisker is currently offering $50 off Litter-Robot bundles. As a special offer to listeners of the show, go tostopscooping.com/CURB and use promo code CURB to save an additional $50 on any Litter-Robot bundle. Sponsor: Grammarly Get AI writing support that works where you work. Sign up and download for FREE at grammarly.com/PODCAST

Duration:01:08:44

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#446 Psychiatry Primer for the Hospitalist

7/1/2024
Anxious about psychiatry on the wards? Don’t be! Join us with guest Dr. Aaron Gluth (Emory University) as we learn about the role the hospitalist plays in managing co-morbid psychiatry conditions on the wards. Claim CME for this episode at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org! Patreon | Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | YouTube | Newsletter | Contact | Swag! | CME Show Segments Credits Sponsor: Dementia Care Aware For Dementia care training and more visit dementiacareaware.org Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free right now by going to freed.ai. And listeners of Curbsiders can use code CURB50 for $50 off their first month. Sponsor: Panacea Financial If you’re ready to join the thousands of doctors who have declared independence from traditional banks, visit panaceafinancial.com today.

Duration:01:05:21

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#445 DIGEST-Hotcakes: Preventive PCI, Andexanet Alfa for ICH, Aspirin for Fatty Liver, Naltrexone in Cirrhosis, Pivmecillinam for UTI, Cefepime vs Pip-Tazo, MDRO Decolonization, Microplastics and MACE, Pax-NO-vid

6/24/2024
Join us as we review recent practice-changing articles on preventive PCI, andexanet alfa for ICH, aspirin for fatty liver, naltrexone in cirrhosis, pivmecillinam for UTI, cefepime vs pip-tazo, MDRO decolonization, microplastics and MACE, and more! Fill your brain hole with a delicious stack of hotcakes! Featuring Paul Williams (@PaulNWilliamz), Rahul Ganatra (@rbganatra), Nora Taranto (@norataranto) and Matt Watto (@doctorwatto). Claim CME for this episode at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org! Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! |Mailing List | Contact | CME! Credits Show Segments Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free right now by going to freed.ai. And listeners of Curbsiders can use code CURB50 for $50 off their first month. Sponsor: ACP MKSAP Learn more about ACP MKSAP at acponline.org/acpmksap Sponsor: Litter Robot Whisker is currently offering $50 off Litter-Robot bundles. As a special offer to listeners of the show, go tostopscooping.com/CURB and use promo code CURB to save an additional $50 on any Litter-Robot bundle.

Duration:01:10:11

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#444 Macrocytosis, Hemolytic Anemia, Myelodysplastic Syndrome

6/17/2024
Recorded LIVE! At Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Grand Rounds Step up your anemia game as we explore the causes and diagnostic approach for macrocytic anemia, what to do with a reticulocyte count, the differential diagnosis for hemolytic anemia, the significance of the direct antiglobulin test, and diagnosis and management pearls for autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). Plus, common questions and concerns regarding folate supplementation and the use of bone marrow biopsies. We’re joined by hematologist and pun enthusiast Dr. Rakhi Naik MD, MHS, @redcell_doc @hopkinsheme. Claim CME for this episode at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org! Patreon | Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | YouTube | Newsletter | Contact | Swag! | CME Show Segments Credits Sponsor: Beginly Health Visit beginlyhealth.com/curbsiders job matching platform for every Physician and Advanced Practice Clinician, from training to practice. Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free right now by going to freed.ai. And listeners of Curbsiders can use code CURB50 for $50 off their first month. Sponsor: Babbel Get up to 60% off your Babbel subscription, for a limited time, at Babbel.com/CURB.

Duration:00:55:34

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#443 Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Stones, bones, and almost certainly some groans

6/10/2024
Don’t just sit on that borderline calcium! Learn how to approach hypercalcemia and work up primary hyperparathyroidism. In this episode, we learn who goes to surgery, how to work them up, and some variants of typical primary hyperparathyroidism. We’re joined by Dr. Lindsay Kuo @lindsaykuo (Temple University Hospital) Claim CME for this episode at curbsiders.vcu health.org! Patreon | Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | YouTube | Newsletter | Contact | Swag! | CME Show Segments Credits Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free by going to freed.ai. Use code CURB50 for $50 off your first month. Sponsor: Panacea Financial Visit panaceafinancial.com to learn more about a nationwide digital bank built for doctors, by doctors. Sponsor: Grammarly Get AI writing support that works where you work. Sign up and download for FREE at grammarly.com/PODCAST

Duration:01:13:48

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#442 Syncope: Live from SHM #Converge24 with Dr. Dan Dressler

6/3/2024
Don’t pass up on passing out! Stand up to syncope as Dr. Dan Dressler (Emory University) guides us to confidently manage cases! We review a framework for understanding different types of syncope, and strategies for determining which low-risk patients can be safely discharged, and appropriate next steps to work up those high-risk and in-between cases. Claim CME for this episode at curbsiders.vcu health.org! Patreon | Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | YouTube | Newsletter | Contact | Swag! | CME Show Segments Credits Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free right now by going to freed.ai. And listeners of Curbsiders can use code CURB50 for $50 off their first month. Sponsor: Pattern Request your disability insurance quotes with Pattern at patternlife.com/curbsiders. Sponsor: Pathway Download the Pathway app by visiting pathway.md

Duration:01:13:19

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#441 More Clinical Pearls (New antibiotics, syphilis, heart disease, cirrhosis, lots more!) from ACP #IM2024

5/27/2024
More clinical pearls from ACP #IM2024, including emerging infectious diseases in the US (malaria, dengue, super gonorrhea, and a resurgence of syphilis), new C. diff treatments, coagulopathy and cirrhosis, fatty liver disease, HFpEF, peripheral arterial disease, Lp(a) and ApoB, CAR T-cells for autoimmune disease, SGLT2i for gout, and hematology updates. Paul and Watto are joined by Drs. Nora Taranto, Beth Garbitelli, and of course Chris “The Chiu Man” Chiu. Claim CME for this episode at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org! Patreon | Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | YouTube | Newsletter | Contact | Swag! | CME Show Segments Credits Sponsor: Litter Robot Go to stopscooping.com/CURB and enter promocode CURB to save an EXTRA $50 on any Litter-Robot bundle. Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free right now by going to freed.ai. And listeners of Curbsiders can use code CURB50 for $50 off their first month. Sponsor: Beginly Visit beginlyhealth.com/curbsiders for the job matching platform for every Physician and Advanced Practice Clinician, from training to practice

Duration:01:07:37

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#440 Hepatitis B with Dr. Arthur Kim

5/20/2024
Become a pro in Hepatitis B! Dr. Arthur Kim teaches us how to approach Hepatitis B screening and vaccination in primary care, provides pearls on counseling patients with chronic Hepatitis B infection, and summarizes considerations for Hepatitis B antiviral treatment and monitoring. Claim CME for this episode at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org! Patreon | Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | YouTube | Newsletter | Contact | Swag! | CME Show Segments Credits Sponsor: Babbel Get up to 60% off your Babbel subscription Babbel.com/curb Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free by going to freed.ai. Use code CURB50 for $50 off your first month. Sponsor: Pattern Request your disability insurance quotes with Pattern at patternlife.com/curbsiders.

Duration:01:17:39

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#439 Shoulder Pain: Impingement, Bursitis, Tendonitis, Cuff Tears, and Arthritis with Dr. Ted Parks

5/13/2024
Repair and replace your old approach to shoulder pain! We cover shoulder anatomy, explain the continuum of impingement syndrome (from bursitis to tendonitis to rotator cuff tears to cuff tear arthropathy), how to take a good shoulder history, perform a high-yield physical exam, when to refer, and when to get an MRI. Plus, how to differentiate glenohumeral joint arthritis from frozen shoulder, and how to diagnose AC joint pathology. We’re joined by everyone’s favorite orthopedic surgeon, inventor, and renaissance man, Dr. Ted Parks. Claim CME for this episode at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org! Patreon | Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | YouTube | Newsletter | Contact | Swag! | CME Show Segments Credits Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free right now by going to freed.ai. And listeners of Curbsiders can use code CURB50 for $50 off their first month. Sponsor: Pattern Request your disability insurance quote online at patternlife.com/curbsiders. Sponsor: Panacea Financial Visit panaceafinancial.com to learn more about a nationwide digital bank built for doctors, by doctors.

Duration:01:07:30

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#438 Recap from SHM #Converge24

5/6/2024
We went to it so you don’t have to We recap the top pearls for the hospitalist from #SHM #Converge24 covering discussions on heart failure, gastrointestinal bleeds, sepsis, updates in critical care, updates in hospital medicine, oncologic emergencies, pneumonia, COPD, transitions of care, vulnerable populations, AI, and more! Patreon | Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | YouTube | Newsletter | Contact | Swag! | CME Show Segments Credits Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free right now by going to freed.ai. And listeners of Curbsiders can use code CURB50 for $50 off their first month. Sponsor: Pattern Request your disability insurance quote online at patternlife.com/curbsiders.

Duration:01:19:27

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#437 Clinical Pearls ACP #IM2024

4/29/2024
We cover angina, COPD-asthma overlap, home oxygen, colon cancer screening, cancer survivorship, tobacco cessation, e-cigarettes, step counts for health, new drugs, the RSV vaccine, addiction medicine, interstitial lung disease, APOL1-mediated kidney disease, testosterone therapy, antimicrobial resistance, office-based allergy testing and more! The Curbsiders review highlights, clinical pearls, and practice-changing updates from the American College of Physician Internal Medicine Meeting #IM2024! No CME for this episode due to rapid turnaround, but claim CME for most episodes at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org! Patreon | Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | YouTube | Newsletter | Contact | Swag! | CME Show Segments Credits Sponsor: Beginly Health Visit https://beginlyhealth.com/curbsiders for the job matching platform for every Physician and Advanced Practice Clinician, from training to practice Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free right now by going to freed.ai. And listeners of Curbsiders can use code CURB50 for $50 off their first month.

Duration:00:57:32

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#436 Endometriosis for the Internist with Dr. Cope & Dr. Green

4/22/2024
Energize your education on endometriosis! Learn common clinical presentations, optimal diagnostic imaging tests, and how to counsel patient on treatment options. We are joined by Dr. Adela Cope (Mayo Clinic) and Dr. Isabel Green @isabelgreenMD (Mayo Clinic). Claim CME for this episode at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org! Patreon | Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | YouTube | Newsletter | Contact | Swag! | CME Show Segments Credits Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free right now by going to freed.ai. And listeners of Curbsiders can use code CURB50 for $50 off their first month. Sponsor: Locumstory Tune in to The Locumstory Podcast on Spotify, Apple, or Google podcasts. Sponsor: Babbel Curbsiders listeners get 60% off at babbel.com/CURB

Duration:01:24:24

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#435 Neck Pain with Dr. Anthony Mikula

4/15/2024
A real pain in the neck (Get it?! We have fun.) Protect your neck! Learn how to evaluate a patient with neck pain, and differentiate between mechanical neck pain, radiculopathy, and myelopathy. You’ll learn who should be reassured, who should see a surgeon, and what nonoperative options are available. We’re joined by Dr. Anthony Mikula @anthony_mikula from Mayo Clinic. Claim CME for this episode at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org! Patreon | Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | YouTube | Newsletter | Contact | Swag! | CME Show Segments Credits Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free right now by going to freed.ai. And listeners of Curbsiders can use code CURB50 for $50 off their first month. Sponsor: Grammarly grammarly.com/PODCAST

Duration:01:14:33

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#434: Ur-INe for Recurrent UTI?! with Dr. Kellen Choi, DO AKA The Bladder Teacher

4/8/2024
It’s NOT Always a UTI! Sounds like another UTI but it could be more than that! Time to explore the entire pelvic floor and see what more you can treat. School’s in session with the Bladder Teacher, Kellen Choi, DO from the University of Louisville @KellenChoi Claim CME for this episode at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org! Patreon | Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | YouTube | Newsletter | Contact | Swag! | CME Show Segments Credits Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free right now by going to freed.ai. And listeners of Curbsiders can use code CURB50 for $50 off their first month. Sponsor: Locumstory Tune in to The Locumstory Podcast on Spotify, Apple, or Google podcasts.

Duration:01:02:40

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#433 CGMs, Insulin, and How to Adjust Diabetes Meds to Glucose Patterns

4/1/2024
Step up your diabetes game! Learn the ins and outs of continuous glucose monitors (CGM) including key features, what and how to order, interpreting CGM data (time in range, time above range, etc.), and how to make adjustments to a patient’s insulin regimen, aka “insulin pattern matching”. We discuss common scenarios including overnight hypoglycemia, exercise-induced hypoglycemia, post-prandial hyperglycemia, what to do when the patient runs high all the time, and how to incorporate GLP1 agonists and SGLT2 inhibitors into a patient's regimen. Returning guest and Paul’s favorite frenemy, Dr. Jeff Colburn (VCU Health) returns! Claim CME for this episode at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org! Patreon | Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | YouTube | Newsletter | Contact | Swag! | CME Show Segments Credits Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free right now by going to freed.ai. And listeners of Curbsiders can use code CURB50 for $50 off their first month. Sponsor: Panacea Financial Download the 2024 Residents & Fellows Survey Report for free at panaceafinancial.com/report.

Duration:01:13:48

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#432 Hotcakes: E-cigarettes for smoking cessation, Gabapentin and COPD exacerbations, Lidocaine for neck pain, C diff risk by antibiotic type, and “dosing by clicks” for GLP1’s

3/25/2024
Join us as we review recent practice-changing articles on E-cigarettes for smoking cessation, Gabapentin and COPD exacerbations, lidocaine patches for mechanical neck pain, Cdiff risk by antibiotic type, and “dosing by clicks” for GLP1 agonists. Fill your brain hole with a delicious stack of hotcakes! Featuring Paul Williams (@PaulNWilliamz), Rahul Ganatra (@rbganatra), and Matt Watto (@doctorwatto). Claim CME for this episode at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org! Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | Swag! |Mailing List | Contact | CME! Credits Show Segments Sponsor: Locumstory Tune in to The Locumstory Podcast on Spotify, Apple, or Google podcasts. Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free right now by going to freed.ai. And listeners of Curbsiders can use code CURB50 for $50 off their first month.

Duration:00:56:13

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#431 Myocarditis and Pericarditis

3/18/2024
Show description: Join us as we review the diagnosis and treatment of pericarditis, myocarditis, peri-myocarditis, myo-pericarditis…and everything in between! We are joined by our esteemed guest, Dr. Vivek Kulkarni (@VivekKulkarniMD), a clinical cardiologist and assistant program director for the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at Cooper University Health Care, who helps us get to the heart of the matter! Claim CME for this episode at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org! Patreon | Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | YouTube | Newsletter | Contact | Swag! | CME Show Segments Credits Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free right now by going to freed.ai. And listeners of Curbsiders can use code CURB50 for $50 off their first month. Sponsor: Panacea Financial Download the full 2024 Residents & Fellows Survey Report for free at panaceafinancial.com/report. Sponsor: Factor Head to factormeals.com/curb50 and use code curb50 to get 50% off.

Duration:00:54:05

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Unlocked Weight Management, Low Carb, Listener Q&A, Picks of the Weeks (Patreon #19)

3/13/2024
This episode has been Unlocked from patreon.com/curbsiders! Hone your obesity medicine skills in primary care! We discuss overcoming barriers, patient counseling, obesity pathophysiology, motivational interviewing, tools and tips from a weight loss program, and how to discuss medications for weight loss including phentermine/topiramate, bupropion/naltrexone, orlistat, oral superabsorbent hydrogel, and GLP1 agonists. We’re joined by obesity medicine expert, Dr. Kimberly Anne Gudzune of @HopkinsMedicine, recorded @SocietyGIM#SGIM23 in Denver, Colorado This audio episode is only available on Patreon! Below are links to the original interview & show notes. #405 Obesity Medicine, GLP1 agonists, Weight Loss Management Tools and Tips Picks of the week: Blue Eye SamuraiLive, Die, Repeat Show Segments 00:00 Introduction and Happy New Year 02:22 Overview of Obesity Medicine 04:13 Challenges in Weight Maintenance 06:07 Prevention of Obesity 08:04 Barriers to Obesity Care 09:29 Setting Realistic Weight Loss Goals 10:24 Counseling Patients on Weight Loss 11:45 Measuring Waist Circumference 12:44 Telemedicine and Tracking Apps 13:41 Psychological Considerations in Obesity Medicine 15:05 Low-Carb Diets 21:04 Managing Side Effects of GLP-1 Agonists 23:54 New Medication for Obesity 24:52 Prolia and Forteo for Osteoporosis 26:18 Statins and Lab Testing 29:30 Annual Labs and Urine Testing 32:37 Picks of the Week 35:02 Outro Join our Patreon today and save 16% on an annual membership at patreon.com/curbsiders. Kashlak Admitting Privileges comes with ad-free episodes, access to the Kashlak Vault, which contains PDF files and graphics from over 400 Curbsiders shows, access to our private Discord group, plus twice monthly bonus episodes like this one!

Duration:00:37:20

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#430 CKD, Metabolic Acidosis, Baking Soda vs Fruits and Veggies. It’s NephMadness 2024!

3/11/2024
Is bicarbonate supplementation for metabolic acidosis in chronic kidney disease (CKD) a thing we do for no reason? We cover the pathophysiology and long-term consequences of metabolic acidosis, the history of bicarbonate use, alternative options for bicarbonate repletion including baking soda, lemon juice, fruits and veggies, whether the renal diet works, counseling patients with CKD, and common mistakes and pitfalls in managing metabolic acidosis in CKD. Our guest is Dr. Timothy Yau (@Maximal_Change, @WUNephrology, @AJKDOnline). It’s NephMadness 2024! Fill out your bracket today and check out the other podcasts participating in the NephMadness pod crawl! Claim CME for this episode at curbsiders.vcuhealth.org! Patreon | Episodes | Subscribe | Spotify | YouTube | Newsletter | Contact | Swag! | CME Show Segments Time stamps refer to the ad-free version Credits Sponsor: Rocket Money Cancel your unwanted subscriptions by going to RocketMoney.com/CURB Sponsor: Freed You can try Freed for free right now by going to freed.ai And listeners of Curbsiders can use code CURB 50 for $50 off their first month.

Duration:00:53:04