Sunday, April 15, 2018

Monday, April 16, 2017 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!


We are talking cryptococcal infections on Monday. Crypto-what?  Find out with me and Drs. Floyd Wormley, Jr. and Althea Campuzano of the University of Texas, San Antonio.  After that we will have #gastroenterology update, where I will tell you the latest and greatest in the world of digestive diseases as well as answering your questions on all things digestively related at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome is finally entering the consciousness of gastroenterologists and the public.  Find out more about this not well defined disease with me and Dr. Thangam Venkatesan of Froedtert Hospital and The Medical College of Wisconsin.

We will end the show, as usual, with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask or tweet me any medical question 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, April 8, 2018

Monday, April 9th on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio

A brief update on tomorrow's show.  We will be talking the 19th Century Opioid Crisis (really), having GI update, talk weight loss surgery and of course, answer your questions on Ask Doctor Ira starting at 8 AM ET Monday Morning.

Give us call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018, on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!

The interstitium, showing collagen bundles, mucosa, and fluid filled space (Wikimedia Commons, Jill Gregory / Mount Sinai - http://www.jillkgregory.com/)

Holiday time! Traveling, all kinds of great foods, visiting family, and, well, constipation.  Join me and Dr. David Poppers, a gastroenterologist at NYU Langone Health, as we talk constipation associated with travel.

Going somewhere and can't go?  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

After that, we will expand our GI talk to all things intestinal.  It's GI Update!  Give me a call or send me a tweet!

Ok, I went to medical school and I learned a lot about organs and stuff.  So I was pretty surprised to learn that there may be a new one!  Join me and Dr. Neil Theise as we talk about the interstitium, the fluid filled spaces in your body!

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! 

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Monday, March 19th, 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!

Polyp-2

We have a very digestive disease packed show planned.  Dr. Ira Jacobson, the director of liver disease here at NYULangone Health, will be coming in to talk about hepatitis C.  Even though there are many potential drugs to cure this disease, it remains a vexing problem.  If you or a loved on has, or is at risk, for hepatitis C, give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.

We will have GI update after that, expanding our subject to all of the digestive organs!  Give us a call or send me a tweet!

It's Colon Cancer Prevention Month!  Join me and colorectal surgeon Dr. Lynn O'Connor as we talk prevention in men and women as well as treatment options if cancer or a large polyp is found.

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

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show On SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio


Opioid use is a constantly in the headlines, and its important to separate fact from fiction and treatment from hysteria.  For those people who are chronically on opioids, a common problem is constipation.  Join me and Dr. Judy Nee of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital as we talk about the latest treatments for opioid induced constipation.

Constipated and using opioids?  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

After this we will talk with anesthesia pain specialist Dr. Joseph Pergolizzi about opioid induced constipation and about non-narcotic ways to treat a variety of pain!

Pain? Looking to avoid opioids?  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS

After this, the office is open!  We will have a combined gastroenterology update and Ask Doctor Ira...anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!

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Sunday, March 4, 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio

A really, really short update this week.  Why? One, the Oscars.  And two, just got off a plane (circling Newark for a little too long).  We will be talking diabetes, colon cancer prevention, and taking your calls at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Monday, February 26th 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio

Ixodes ricinus, a hard tick


We are starting the show with a whole hour of Caterina Oneto, MD! She will be joining us to talk microbiome, bacteriophages (really), and the potential  of a dermatology drug in ulcerative colitis.  Not only that, we will be taking your calls on all things digestive!  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS or send me a tweet!

It's hard to think about ticks at this time of year, but tick born disease season is right around the corner.  And it's not just lyme disease: ticks cause of whole host of human misery.  Join me and Dr. Rafal Tokarz as we talk about on new "multiplex test for tickbourne diseases."

We will end the show, as usual, with Ask Doctor ira, where you can ask me any medical question: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give me a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS or send me a tweet!

image: By Richard Bartz - Own work, CC BY-SA 2.5

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Monday, February 12th on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!


Another brief update as I obsess on curling. We are talking women's heart health tomorrow with Dr. Eugenia Gianos, the co-clinical director of the Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease at NYU Langone Health.  Usually when I talk chest pain its GERD, but not in this segment!  Heart questions? Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

We will have a super combo Ask Doctor Ira and Gastroenterology Update at 8:30 and 9:30 AM.

As someone who literally does poop for a living, I was excited to find out that there is a documentary coming out about it!  Join me and Jason and Randy Sklar as we talk about their new movie, Poop Talk.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

Monday, February 5th, 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!

A very brief post Superbowl update. As a Giant's fan, I wasn't winning no matter what but it was a great game to watch.  On an unrelated topic, Dr. Lisa Steinberg will be joining us to talk about her research showing that microbes may help astronauts turn human waste into food. We will have Gastroenterology update, and then Drs. Stuart Spechler and Rhonda Souza of Baylor University will be joining me to talk about GERD post Superbowl. We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any questions on any medical topic at all.  Give me a buzz at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Monday, January 29th, 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio


Ok.  Watching the Grammy Awards, so a brief update during the commercial break.  We will be talking bad tasting medication, apps for colitis and Crohn's disease and answering your questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.  We will be talking with Dr. Julie Mennella of The Monell Chemical Senses Center about why medicine tastes so awful, and what can be done to help it.   Dr.  James Lord will be joining me to talk about the American Gastroenterological Association new App for people with Colitis and Crohn's disease.  And of course, GI Update and Ask Doctor Ira.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018 on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio!

E. coli

A brief update on tomorrow's show.  We will start with Dr. Bo Shopsin of NYU talking about an interesting study finding that surfer's have more antibiotic resistant bacteria in their guts then swimmers.  Why is this important? Find out!   We will have Gastroenterology Update, where I will tell you the latest and greatest news in the world of digestive diseases and answer your questions at 1-877-NYU-DOCS! (or tweet me).  We are getting slammed by the Flu now, but it was nothing like the outbreak of 1918.  We will talk with Terence Monmaney of Smithsonian Magazine as we take a close look at the outbreak, and what we can learn about it 100 years later.  We will end the show with Ask Doctor Ira, where you can ask me any medical question you want: anything you forgot to ask your doctor ask me!  Give us a call or tweet!

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Sunday, January 7, 2018

Monday, January 9th on the Doctor Ira Breite Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Show on SiriusXM 110: Doctor Radio

Welcome to 2018! I've made it out of JFK airport and am ready to start the year here on Doctor Radio.  Starting with colds and flu.  Join me and Dr. Vinh Pham of NYU as we talk about colds, flu, and what to do from 8 to 8:30 AM.  After that, its a joyous hour and a half of office hours as I take your calls, tweets and emails.  Anything your forgot to ask your doctor ask me at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!