Welcome to The Addiction Connection! We like to believe that the opposite of addiction is connection, and we are going to attempt to educate you and possibly even entertain you while we navigate all topics addiction. It is our goal to help you learn more about addiction and its treatments! The Addiction Connection is hosted by board-certified primary and addiction care Doctors Kurt Devine and Heather Bell.
Episode 49 - “Safe Drugs” #3: Wellbutrin
Drs Kurt DeVine & Heather Bell continue the series on drugs felt to be safe, but aren't necessarily safe! In episode 3 of the series, we discuss Bupropion (aka Wellbutrin), an antidepressant often diverted and abused. To learn more about the...
Covid-19 Updates Episode #44: "How Pandemics Emerge” - Dr. Phil Peterson
Drs. Heather Bell & Kurt DeVine are joined on the COVID ECHO by Dr Phil Peterson from the University of Minnesota Medical School discussing “How Pandemics Emerge and Why Government Matters.” To learn more about the doctors as well as keep up with...
Episode 48 - “Safe Drugs” #2: Seroquel
Drs Kurt DeVine & Heather Bell continue the series on drugs felt to be safe, but are not necessarily! Episode 2 features quetiapine, “Seroquel,” a second-generation.
Covid-19 Updates Episode #43: Kris Ehresmann - Immunization Update
Drs Heather Bell & Kurt DeVine return with more COVID discussion. Today we are joined by Kris Ehresmann from MDH discussing the Minnesota Immunization efforts and our current status. To learn more about the doctors as well as keep up with current...
Episode 47 - Get to know the docs: Dr Todd Leonard
Drs Kurt DeVine & Heather Bell are joined by Dr Todd Leonard, President and CEO of MEnD Correctional Care- oh yeah, our new boss! We will “get to know Dr Todd” and how and why he went on the track into correctional health care. We will also give a...
Episode 46 - “Safe Drugs” #1: Gabapentin
Drs Kurt DeVine & Heather Bell start a series on drugs felt to be safe, but are not necessarily! Episode 1 will discuss the history of gabapentin, how it’s abused, and fun facts. To learn more about the doctors as well as keep up with current...
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Really love the pod casts when I can’t get on the love Echo!
We owe these two a debt of gratitude for all the the hard work and effort they expend brining opioid education to those of us treating these patients..... Love that there is a podcast!!!!