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A weekly Podcast series covering newsworthy topics in primary care medicine.

    Metabolic Markers for Mood: Looking Carefully at Lipids - Frankly Speaking Ep 389

    Metabolic Markers for Mood: Looking Carefully at Lipids - Frankly Speaking Ep 389

    Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-389
    Overview: Let’s talk lipid panels and their potential to assess more than cardiovascular disease risk. Through a case scenario, we highlight a study on the potential link between metabolic markers and mood disorders such as depression and anxiety. Join us to learn how lipid panels could aid in early detection and intervention for these conditions.
    Episode resource links:
    Chourpiliadis C, Zeng Y, Lovik A, Wei D, Valdimarsdóttir U, Song H, Hammar N, Fang F. Metabolic Profile and Long-Term Risk of Depression, Anxiety, and Stress-Related Disorders. JAMA Netw Open. 2024 Apr 1;7(4):e244525. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2024.4525. PMID: 38564219; PMCID: PMC10988352.
    Guest: Jillian Joseph, MPAS, PA-C Music Credit: Richard Onorato

    • 7 min
    Give Them 5: Rethinking Treatment Durations for Pediatric Respiratory Infections - Frankly Speaking Ep 388

    Give Them 5: Rethinking Treatment Durations for Pediatric Respiratory Infections - Frankly Speaking Ep 388

    Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-388
    Overview: Tune in as expert faculty cover common upper respiratory infections in children and their treatment options, with a focus on achieving the best outcome while also lowering the risk of subsequent adverse events. Hear guideline recommendations and evidence on treatment durations to confidently make informed clinical decisions.
    Episode resource links:
    Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, piae034, https://doi.org/10.1093/jpids/piae034
    Guest: Jillian Joseph, MPAS, PA-C Music Credit: Richard Onorato

    • 12 min
    Measles—It’s Here! Would You Recognize It? - Frankly Speaking Ep 387

    Measles—It’s Here! Would You Recognize It? - Frankly Speaking Ep 387

    Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-387
    Overview: Measles incidence in the US was low, with the CDC issuing it “elimination status.” In 2024, a cluster of measles cases threatened this status. Join us while we discuss this phenomenon and its impact on public health and practice, including who is at risk, how to recognize measles, and ways to manage this contagious and vaccine-preventable illness.
    Episode resource links:
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Measles Cases and Outbreaks. https://www.cdc.gov/measles/cases-outbreaks.html
    Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP); University of Minnesota. https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/measles/us-measles-cases-top-120-la-county-tracks-case-multiple-exposures
    Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP); University of Minnesota. CDC: Spike in measles cases poses threat to US elimination status. https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/measles/cdc-spike-measles-cases-poses-threat-us-elimination-status
    DynaMed – Measles 
    Guest: Susan Feeney, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C Music Credit: Richard Onorato

    • 11 min
    Move to Improve: Prescribing Dance for Depression - Frankly Speaking Ep 386

    Move to Improve: Prescribing Dance for Depression - Frankly Speaking Ep 386

    Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-386
    Overview: Physical activity can be a key component of treating depression. In this episode, we discuss the powerful impact of exercise as a nonpharmacologic option, with a spotlight on the benefits of dance. Gain strategies to guide patients on depression therapies and discover why dance stands out among forms of exercise.
    Episode resource links:
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC10870815/
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC10813489/
    Guest: Alan M. Ehrlich, MD, FAAFP Music Credit: Richard Onorato

    • 9 min
    The Cost-Effectiveness of Treatment Strategies for Obesity - Frankly Speaking Ep 385

    The Cost-Effectiveness of Treatment Strategies for Obesity - Frankly Speaking Ep 385

    Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-385
    Overview: Through the framework of a case-based scenario, this episode explores both pharmacological and surgical treatment options for obesity. We discuss the efficacy and cost challenges of injectable medications, insurance coverage, and alternative payment solutions. Gain valuable insights into the cost-effectiveness of treatments, including recent research on endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, to better advise patients.
    Episode resource links:
    Haseeb M, Chhatwal J, Xiao J, Jirapinyo P, Thompson CC. Semaglutide vs Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty for Weight Loss. JAMA Netw Open. 2024;7(4):e246221. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2024.6221
    https://obesitymedicine.org/blog/does-insurance-cover-weight-loss-medication/
    Guest: Jillian Joseph, PA-C Music Credit: Richard Onorato

    • 10 min
    Fact-Checking Social Media: Pregnancy, Acetaminophen, and Autism - Frankly Speaking Ep 384

    Fact-Checking Social Media: Pregnancy, Acetaminophen, and Autism - Frankly Speaking Ep 384

    Credits: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ CME/CE Information and Claim Credit: https://www.pri-med.com/online-education/podcast/frankly-speaking-cme-384
    Overview: This episode investigates the inaccurate correlation made between acetaminophen use during pregnancy and an increased risk of developmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorder, in children. Expert faculty discuss the history of these claims, followed by a study evaluating outcomes in children, and emphasize the importance of evidence-based decision-making for patients and clinicians.
    Episode resource links:
    Ahlqvist VH, Sjöqvist H, Dalman C, et al. Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy and Children’s Risk of Autism, ADHD, and Intellectual Disability. JAMA. 2024;331(14):1205–1214. doi:10.1001/jama.2024.3172
    Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2021 Dec;17(12):757-766. doi: 10.1038/s41574-021-00553-7
    Guest: Aylin Madore, MD, MEd Music Credit: Richard Onorato

    • 7 min

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