Sunday, January 31, 2016

Monday, February 1, 2016 on the Doctor Ira Breite Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!



I've heard of the caveman diet, but we're going to take it to a whole new level.  Join me and Dr. Bill Schindler of Washington College as we talk about experimental archaeology, evolutionary history and his new show "The Great Human Race" on NatGeo.  It premiers February 1st at 10 PM (9 Central).

After hearing about what Dr. Schindler eats, I'm sure you'll have questions about your diet and digestive system.  And since it will be Gastroenterology update, you can have those questions answered!  Give me a call at 1877-NYU-DOCS or send me a tweet.

I admit it.  I've been thinking of trying to eat a little less meat: health and all that. But can you be allergic to it?  And can ticks cause it.  Weird.  Join me and Dr. Erin McGintee of ENT and Allergy Associates as we talk about the ticks that spread meat allergy.  There may be a relationship to lyme disease too...lets hear what Dr. McGintee has to say about that.

Allergy or lyme questions? Give us a  call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS

We will end the show, as usual, with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any questions on any medical topic at all: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give me a call or send me a tweet.

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Sunday, January 24, 2016

Monday, January 25th on The Doctor Ira Breite Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio


Big Snow Over!  And the show goes on.  Starting with Dr. Caterina Oneto, who will be talking to us about the recent death of Eagle's co-founder Glenn Frey.  Although we don't know the exact circumstances surrounding Glenn's passing, we do know that people with diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and ulcerative colitis take medications, such as steroids, Humira or Remicade, that can affect one's ability to fight disease.  Find out what this means to you if you have one of these diseases!

Colitis / medication questions?  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Speaking of calling, after this we're going to expand the whole Gastroenterology Universe.  And yes, I will be talking about that new study in JAMA Internal Medicine looking at the risk of kidney disease in people taking proton pump inhibitor medications (Nexium, Prilosec, etc.)

Any GI topics you want me to talk about on air?  Send me a tweet!

I was a premed.  Although I helped build a light system for parties in my fraternity, its safe to say that I was nobodies idea of a party animal.  But what is it about all those flashing lights and music that is attractive to so many people: literally seeming to loosen us up?  Join me and Dr. Catharine Winstanley as we talk about her research showing that lights and sounds encourage rats to engage in gambling behaviors.

We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any question on any medical topic at all: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.


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Sunday, January 10, 2016

Monday, January 11, 2016 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio



New Year, new you.  And we are here to help on Doctor Radio.

Starting with the biopsy!  Dr. Michael Misialek will be joining us to talk about what the pathologist does.  We will also talk about some of the newer pathological techniques being looked at including liquid biopsies and the role of genetics in pathology.

Biopsy questions?  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

After that we will expand the discussion beyond pieces of you to all of you!  At least the digestive parts.  Its Gastroenterology Update, and I will be telling you the latest and greatest in the world of digestive disease and answering your questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!  Or send me a tweet.

"Prescription Thugs" is a documentary film looking at the overuse of drugs in this country.  Join me, film director Chris Bell and producer Peter Billingsley as we talk about this new film available on iTunes.  

We will end the show, with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any questions on any medical topic at all: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Monday, January 4, 2016 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio.


Back from break and ready to go.  Well, mostly.  For those of us who had a little too much enjoyment during the holidays boy do we have a show for you.

Starting with Esophageal Reflux in all its forms. Dr. Jamie Koufman, the author of several books including her new book, "Dr. Koufman's Acid Reflux Diet," will be coming on to talk about GERD, LPRD (and just what that means) and so much more.

Reflux questions?  Holiday belly?  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS or send us a tweet!

After this we will have Gastroenterology Update, where I will tell you some of the latest and greatest news in the world of digestive disease and answer your questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

OK, I know.  Its January 4th.  New Year's was so three days ago.  But still, that hangover that "someone" had pretty much killed the weekend and, lets be honest, they weren't being real helpful cleaning up the house because of that.  So why do we get hangovers? And can they be prevented any other way besides abstaining from alcohol.  Find out at 9 AM!

We will end the show, as usual, with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any medical question about any topic at all: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give me a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.


Sunday, December 13, 2015

Monday, December 14th 2015 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!



From the latest in irritable bowel syndrome to women and gastrointestinal disease, we have a great show planned tomorrow.   Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS or send me a tweet as we talk about the latest and greatest in gastroenterology and answer your medical questions!

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Monday. December 7th, 2015 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio


As I mourn the Giants and get ready for the holidays, a brief post on tomorrow's excellent show.

As the holidays approach, everyone starts thinking eating?  But what happens if you have diverticulosis? Diverticulitis? What's the difference.  Join me and NYU colorectal surgeon Dr. Alexis Grucela as we talk about what diverticulosis and diverticulitis are, and common medical and surgical treatments of diverticulitis.

Bad pockets?  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

After this, we'll expand the conversation with GI Update, where I'll tell you some of the latest and greatest news in the world of digestive disease and answer your questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.  Or send me a tweet.

Listening to the news, you'd think that heart disease started with the invention of prepackaged cookies.  But, come on, its got to be older than that.  Join me as I speak with Dr. Fatima-Zohra Mokrane, a radiologist at Rangueil Hospital in Toulose, France, as we speak about her research looking at 400 year old hearts.

We'll end the show, as usual, with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any question on any medical topic at all: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me.  Give me a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

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Sunday, November 29, 2015

Monday, November 30th, 2015 on the Doctor Ira Breite Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio


I hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving.   I have already started my post holiday/pre holiday diet and am getting ready for tomorrow's show.

Starting with an hour of Gastroenterology Update/Ask Doctor Ira!  From what to do about that holiday heartburn to how to manage your diabetes going into the Holidays, give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.  Or send me a tweet @doctorira.

Then, Star Wars.  No I have not seen the newest movie yet.  But I do have a guest who knows just what those characters are thinking and feeling.  Join me and Dr. Travis Langley as we talk about the psychology of Star Wars!  

Didn't call or tweet for the first part of the show.  Worry not!  We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any medical question on any topic at all: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give me a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS or send it to Facebook.