Sunday, July 24, 2016

Monday, July 25, 2016 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio


Summer is in full swing. And so is Zika Virus.  If you've been thinking of going to the Olympics or even the Caribbean, you could be affected.  Find out what you need to know 8AM ET when I speak with Dr. John Alton, OB-GYN, disaster preparedness expert, and the author of "The Zika Virus Handbook: A Doctor Explains All You Need to Know About the Pandemic."

After this, we will have Gastroenterology Update, where I will tell you the latest and greatest in the world of digestive disease as well as answering your questions on all things digestive at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.  Or send me a tweet!

Hey, it's hot.  I don't want to see my electric bill.  But, the heat can be deadly.  Join me and NYU Clinical Professor Dr. Marc Siegel as we talk about avoiding and beating the heat before it beats you.

Heat 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 you doctor ask me!  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

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Sunday, July 17, 2016

Monday, July 18th, 2016 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!


I'm moving Tuesday, so this is going to be a short post.  Walt Whitman, American Jock?  Find out about his writing's on fitness with me and Zachary Turpin, a PhD candidate at the University of Houston.

Then we will have GI Update, where I will tell you the latest and greatest in the world of Gastrointestinal disease and answer your questions on stomach, liver, gallbladder, colon and more at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!  Or send me a tweet to @doctorira.

I could talk about ice cream in a hectoring, its bad for you kind of doctor way. But ice cream is delicious, and I'm not going to do it.  Join me and Dr. Irwin Adam Eydelnant, M.Eng, PhD, the creative director of the Future Food Studio, as we talk about the #MOIC (Museum of Ice Cream) in New York City.  Not sure what it has to do with health, but, really, ice cream and summer, so enjoy!

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 me a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS, or send me a tweet!

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Monday, July 11, 2016 on the Doctor Ira Breite Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!


I'm back! Enjoyed the vacation and the 4th, but happy to be back on the air for an amazing show Monday.  Starting with anger! Dr. Bernard Golden talk about his new book "Overcoming Destructive Anger: Strategies That Work." Don't get angry, get knowledge!

Anger management issues in you or a loved one?  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

After that, we will have Digestive Disease Update, where I will tell you the latest and greatest news in the world of gastroenterology and answer your questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.  Or send me a tweet.

Inflammatory bowel disease can be hard to live with and hard to treat.  Join me and Dr. Karen Lasch, the medical director for Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America and Ms. Lauren Erbach, National Team Challenge Manager at the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America as we talk about Crohn's and Colitis, and an upcoming CCFA half marathon in Northern California on 7/17/2016!

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 at 1-877-NYU-DOCS or send me a tweet.

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Sunday, June 19, 2016

Monday, June 20th, 2016 on the Doctor Ira Breite Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio


So many medications! So many possibilities that mixing them could lead to something going wrong. Join me and Dr. Howard Greller of the ER Show as we talk drugs and drug interactions!

Taking several medications?  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

After that we will have GI 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!  Or send me a tweet!

Summer is really getting here! For those of you living gluten free, or living with someone who is, learn how to survive and thrive during those summer outings.  Join me and Rachel Begun, MS, RD as we talk summer grilling and picnicking the gluten free way!

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 me a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Monday, June 14th, 2016 on the Doctor Ira Breite Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!




Did you know June is National Men's Health Month?  Won't lie, I didn't either.  But it is! Making sure you know are Dr. Jamin Brahmbatt and doctor Sijo Patel, the co-directors of the Pur Clinic at South Lake Hospital in partnership with Orlando Health in Clermont Florida.  These guys organize the Drive 4 Men's Health Road Trip which begins in Clermont and ends up in Los Angeles!

Questions on men's health.  Want to know if a Tesla cross country is cool or constantly looking for a oversized electrical outlet?  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

After that it will be time for Gastroenterology Update, where I will tell you some of the latest and greatest news in the world of digestive diseases and answer your questions on all things intestinal at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Everyone is interested in Probiotics. From celebrity endorsers to government research funding, probiotics are hot.  We will be talking about them.

We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira...anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give me a call or a tweet.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Monday, June 6th, 2016 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!


There has been a lot of coverage in the news about the problems with opioid medication overuse and while this is  huge concern, what happens when you have significant acute pain.  As anyone who has surgery knows,  it hurts afterwards!  While narcotic use after surgery, particularly orthopedic surgery, is not going away, there are alternatives: find out with me and anesthesiologist Anita Gupta, PharmD, DO of the Drexel University College of Medicine.

After that, we'll have GI Update, where I will tell you the latest and greatest in the world of digestive diseases and answer your questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS! Or send me a tweet.

Two things that have never occurred to me in the same thought are "fashion" and "tuberculosis." Join me and Dr. Carolyn Day, PhD, of Furman University as we talk about her research and her upcoming book, "Consumptive Chic: A History of Fashion, Beauty and Disease."

Thoughts on the relationship between fashion and health?  Let us know at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

We will 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 as me!  Give me a call or tweet!



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Sunday, May 22, 2016

Monday, May 23, 2016 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio



It's Digestive Disease Week!  I wasn't able to go, but we will report on some of the hot news from the meeting.  Dr. Catarina Oneto will be joining me to talk about the latest information on C. difficile and will stick around for Digestive Disease 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.

Gastroenterologists love talking about how GERD damages the esophagus, and I think most of us envision acid burning the lining of the esophagus.  But what if it's not true.  Join me, Dr. Rhonda Souza and Dr. Stuart Spechler of the University of Texas, Southwest and the Dallas VA Medical Center as we talk about their new research on a possible cause of GERD. Could it be the cytokines?

Give us call with your GERD questions or send me a tweet!

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!


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