I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving Weekend. I am currently on call, so tomorrow is a "Post-Call" Doctor Ira Breite Show! Nothing like a bit of exhaustion to make the show more entertaining!
Abby Ellin is joining us first. She recently wrote an article on trucker and exercise for the New York Times. She is also the author of "Teenage Waistland: A Former Fat Kid Weighs in on Living Large, Losing Weight, and how Parents Can (And Can't) Help. Whether you are a trucker or a parent of a kid with a weight problem you are not going to want to miss what she has to say.
Weight loss questions? Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!
Gastroenterology Update is back! Call me with any questions on digestive disease at 1-877-NYU-DOCS from 8:30 to 9 EST Monday. We will also talk about some new interesting studies, including
- Statin drugs & NSAIDS (ie lipitor & advil) may slow the progression to cancer in those with
- Precancerous changes such as Barrett's may stay hidden after "ablation" therapy
Vitamins and supplements are big: figuring out which ones (if any) work is bigger. Still harder is trying to figure out which brands are honest and which ones less so: supplements are not FDA monitored! Join me and Dr. Tod Coperman of Consumerlab.com, the leading provider of independent test results and information on health, wellness and nutrition products, as we talk about what's out there and what to look for.
Supplement questions? Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any medical questions on any topic at all. Anything you forgot to ask your doctor, ask me! Call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!
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