Dr. Carly Ernst – Internal Medicine, Obesity Medicine – Profile
29
December

Dr. Carly Ernst – Internal Medicine, Obesity Medicine – Profile

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , /

Obesity is related to so many different medical conditions that if we kind of focus on that, we can sometimes get people off medications for other chronic conditions, which is really great and so we know obesity is the disease that is really complicated, there’s a lot of different hormones involved that sort of thing […]



Keeping Kidneys Safe – Know How Medicines Affect the Kidneys
28
December

Keeping Kidneys Safe – Know How Medicines Affect the Kidneys

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

If you have diabetes or kidney disease, it’s important to be careful about the medicines you take. Some medicines may harm your kidneys, especially if you take them when you are sick with the flu or diarrhea. To understand why, it helps to know how the kidneys work. You have two kidneys. Your kidneys act […]





What medications should I continue or stop taking before a colonoscopy?
07
December

What medications should I continue or stop taking before a colonoscopy?

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Andres, what medications can you continue and what medications should you stop prior to the colonoscopy? Juan, that’s an extremely important question because you don’t want to leave that to the end, or the day before, or the day of the procedure. If the patient is, for example, a diabetic, if the patient has hypertension, […]



High Triglycerides (Part 1) – Medication vs. Lifestyle – Eicosapent Ethyl

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Basically, it’s a hyped-up fish oil. It’s the omega-3 oils but here’s the thing. High triglycerides is incredibly prevalent. You see it in 25… maybe 30% of certain demographics, certain groups. And do they really need to be taking the newest, most expensive treatment, especially when it’s something like fish oil? Well, there’s actually something […]


Whitney Calkins, MD, Family Medicine Physician – South Burlington, VT, UVM Medical Center
21
November

Whitney Calkins, MD, Family Medicine Physician – South Burlington, VT, UVM Medical Center

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

(inspiring piano music) – Hello, I’m Whitney Calkins and I’m a Family Medicine Physician. (inspiring piano music) I think the patients benefit in an academic medical center because of all the access to the brain power, honestly. We have so many specialists; we’re all working together well. There’s lots of research going on. It’s a […]