Sunday, September 21, 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014 on the Doctor Ira Breite Internal Medicine Show on SiirusXM 81: Doctor Radio.

Yes, its the Fall already.  Back to work and school.  Getting the house together. Flu shots and Check ups.  Fall is the time when we stop relaxing and start planning.  For those people with End Stage Liver Disease, its never too early to plan.  Join me and Dr. Lisa Ganjhu as we talk about what end stage liver disease means, what to do to avoid complications and how to treat this difficult to manage disease.

Anyone in your family with cirrhosis.  A liver transplant pending?  Give us a call at 1-877-NYU-DOCS!

After that we will expand the discussion with Gastroenterology Update:  call me with any questions you may have on any digestive disease topic: from the liver, gall bladder and pancreas to the small intestine and colon!  If you have a short question send me a short Tweet to @doctorira

We'll continue the open phones and expand them even further with Ask Doctor Ira at the top of the hour.  Anything you forgot your doctor as me at 1-877-NYU-DOCS.

The LifeVac guys are back.  Some months ago, we featured a segment of LifeVac, a device created to help choking victims who are alone.  I thought it was a cool idea, but was worried that clinical trials had not been done to establish its effectiveness.  Many of our listeners were intrigued by the device.  We have some pretty interesting follow up to our initial story.  Find out what happened!

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