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Hospital and Internal Medicine Podcast

Gil Porat, M.D., FACP, CPT

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Hospital and Internal Medicine Podcast
Hospital and Internal Medicine Podcast

Hospital and Internal Medicine Podcast

Gil Porat, M.D., FACP, CPT

53
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87
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Intended for the medical professional who enjoys learning for the sake of it. Dr. Porat is a practicing Colorado Hospitalist and Board Certified in Internal Medicine.

Latest Episodes

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

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.

9 MIN3 w ago
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Anemia of Inflammation - finally understand this common anemia that accomplished doctors often can't explain

Anemia of Inflammation - part 2

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.

7 MIN3 w ago
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Anemia of Inflammation - part 2

Anemia of Inflammation - part 3

8 MIN3 w ago
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Anemia of Inflammation - part 3

Creatine - part 1

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 strength and endurance.

12 MINAUG 21
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Creatine - part 1

Creatine - part 2

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.

9 MINAUG 7
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Creatine - part 2

Creatine - part 3

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.

15 MINAUG 6
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Creatine - part 3

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

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

47 MINJUL 2
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Medicare for All? (or maybe you call it Universal Healthcare or Single-Payer)

Part 5 of Muscle and Strength Gaining Tips - The Emotional Connection and Overcoming Temporary Pain

20 MINAPR 9
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Part 5 of Muscle and Strength Gaining Tips - The Emotional Connection and Overcoming Temporary Pain

Clostridium Difficile - part 1

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

13 MINJAN 26
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Clostridium Difficile - part 1

Clostridium Difficile - part 3

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.

13 MINJAN 25
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Clostridium Difficile - part 3

Latest Episodes

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

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.

9 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Anemia of Inflammation - finally understand this common anemia that accomplished doctors often can't explain

Anemia of Inflammation - part 2

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.

7 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Anemia of Inflammation - part 2

Anemia of Inflammation - part 3

8 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Anemia of Inflammation - part 3

Creatine - part 1

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 strength and endurance.

12 MINAUG 21
Comments
Creatine - part 1

Creatine - part 2

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.

9 MINAUG 7
Comments
Creatine - part 2

Creatine - part 3

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.

15 MINAUG 6
Comments
Creatine - part 3

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

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

47 MINJUL 2
Comments
Medicare for All? (or maybe you call it Universal Healthcare or Single-Payer)

Part 5 of Muscle and Strength Gaining Tips - The Emotional Connection and Overcoming Temporary Pain

20 MINAPR 9
Comments
Part 5 of Muscle and Strength Gaining Tips - The Emotional Connection and Overcoming Temporary Pain

Clostridium Difficile - part 1

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

13 MINJAN 26
Comments
Clostridium Difficile - part 1

Clostridium Difficile - part 3

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.

13 MINJAN 25
Comments
Clostridium Difficile - part 3