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Listen to our experienced medical broadcasters, moderating engaging and educational discussions with leading experts and key opinion leaders. Each interview is ~10 minutes, so you can listen anywhere, anytime, to stay up-to-date on the go. Continuing professional development is also available for this program, click on the ‘accreditation points icon' for further details.

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142.5Menopausal Hormone Therapy; How to minimise the risks and maximise the benefits (12 mins)
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Women’s health: In this interview we discuss bioidentical versus body identical, which preparations of oestrogen are associated with a lower risk of thromboembolic disease and stroke, plus a new option available in Australia.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Professor Rod Baber, Clinical Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, The University of SydneyProfessor Rod Baber, Clinical Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, The University of Sydney
142.6Chronic Kidney Disease – How can we slow the progression? (16 min)
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Nutrition focus: The proportion of people with chronic kidney disease who are undiagnosed by their GP has been reported to be as high as 50%. It’s a silent disease that can be symptomless until it reaches an advanced stage. In this interview we discuss one of the most important interventions to slow chronic kidney disease progression.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Dr Hicham Cheikh Hassan, NephrologistDr Hicham Cheikh Hassan, Nephrologist
  • Dr Kelly Lambert, Advanced Accredited Practising DietitianDr Kelly Lambert, Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian
142.7Type 2 Diabetes & Gestational Diabetes – How can we help? (14 mins)
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Nutrition focus: Type 2 diabetes is occurring more in younger people. We have an epidemic of obesity that we have to confront, partly due to food availability, energy dense foods, changes in diet, the westernisation of diets in addition to increasing sedentariness. In this interview we discuss the foundation stone of diabetes care.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Prof. Katherine Samaras, EndocrinologistProf. Katherine Samaras, Endocrinologist
  • Susie Burrell, Accredited Practising DietitianSusie Burrell, Accredited Practising Dietitian
142.8Vitamin D: The essential foundation to optimal bone health in early life (10 mins)
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Vitamin D, part 3 of a 3 part series – Pregnancy & Infancy. In Australia, between one-quarter and one-half of pregnant women have a mild vitamin D deficiency, which we defined as less than 50 nanomoles per litre. Now babies born to women with vitamin D deficiency are at a greater risk of themselves having a vitamin D deficiency. How can we identify women at risk, and what can we do to help our patients….

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Dr Denise Furness, Geneticist and Nutritionist, NoosaDr Denise Furness, Geneticist and Nutritionist, Noosa
142.0FULL EDITION 142 (106 mins)
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This audio file contains all 8 interviews on this edition.

  • Track 1, Answers to critical questions in osteoporosis
  • Track 2, Interstitial Lung Diseases – When should we think beyond asthma & COPD?
  • Track 3, Case studies in schizophrenia
  • Track 4, How do we think about combining antidepressants in a logical way?
  • Track 5, Menopausal Hormone Therapy (MHT) – How to minimise the risks and maximise the benefits
  • Track 6, Chronic Kidney Disease – How can we slow the progression?
  • Track 7, Type 2 Diabetes & Gestational Diabetes – How can we help?
  • Track 8, Vitamin D, Part 3: The essential foundation to optimal bone health in early life

To view reference lists or product information please go to the individual tracks.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Dr Brad McKay

Interviewees

  • Dr Simon Vanlint, GPDr Simon Vanlint, GP
  • Dr Michelle Tellus, RheumatologistDr Michelle Tellus, Rheumatologist
  • Dr Nicole Goh, Respiratory Physician, MelbourneDr Nicole Goh, Respiratory Physician, Melbourne
  • Dr Mark Sanbrook, Psychiatrist, St Leonards, SydneyDr Mark Sanbrook, Psychiatrist, St Leonards, Sydney
  • Dr Michael Piperoglou, Psychiatrist, Epworth Healthcare, Camberwell, MelbourneDr Michael Piperoglou, Psychiatrist, Epworth Healthcare, Camberwell, Melbourne
  • Professor Rod Baber, Clinical Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, The University of SydneyProfessor Rod Baber, Clinical Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, The University of Sydney
  • Dr Hicham Cheikh Hassan, NephrologistDr Hicham Cheikh Hassan, Nephrologist
  • Dr Kelly Lambert, Advanced Accredited Practising DietitianDr Kelly Lambert, Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian
  • Prof. Katherine Samaras, EndocrinologistProf. Katherine Samaras, Endocrinologist
  • Susie Burrell, Accredited Practising DietitianSusie Burrell, Accredited Practising Dietitian
  • Dr Denise Furness, Geneticist and Nutritionist, NoosaDr Denise Furness, Geneticist and Nutritionist, Noosa
141.1Navigating treatment choice for patients with schizophrenia in the primary care setting (10 mins)
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Mental Health: Patients with schizophrenia want the same things we want in life, they want to return back to life, having a sense of purpose, being able to have their symptoms improve, where they can go back to having relationships with those around them. How do we achieve this post-discharge from hospital?

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Professor Malcolm Hopwood

Interviewees

  • Prof. Greg Mattingly, Psychiatrist & Psychopharmacologist, St Louis, MissouriProf. Greg Mattingly, Psychiatrist & Psychopharmacologist, St Louis, Missouri
141.2The silent killer… Never forget blood pressure (10 mins)
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Chronic Conditions: Blood pressure is the single most important risk factor for CV risk. If we lower blood pressure, we can reduce that risk. So is close good enough, or do we need to be more aggressive in our treatment?  In this interview we discuss why the management of blood pressure can be such a challenge.

Hosted by

Dr Brad McKay

Interviewees

  • Prof. Stephen Harrap, Professor of Physiology, University of Melbourne, VICProf. Stephen Harrap, Professor of Physiology, University of Melbourne, VIC
141.3Vitamin D: The first 2 decades of life: A window of opportunity to maximise the bone bank (12 mins)
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Vitamin D, part 2 of a 3 part series – Childhood & Adolescence. Optimising bone mass during growth is an essential step to prevent osteoporosis later in life. Around 25-40% of adult bone mineral is accrued during the two years around puberty, which is equivalent to the amount of bone loss from the age of 50 to 80 years. Listen to learn more!

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Prof. Robin Daly, Professor of Exercise & Nutrition, Deakin UniversityProf. Robin Daly, Professor of Exercise & Nutrition, Deakin University
141.4Allergic Rhinitis miniseries, Part 1: The real burden of allergic rhinitis (10 mins)
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Allergic Rhinitis miniseries, Part 1: We have a large burden of allergic rhinitis in Australia, which can significantly affect quality of life.  Allergic disease can affect the lungs, ears, nose and throat, it can affect people’s workplace productivity, absenteeism and asthma control. Patients can sometimes trivialise this disease and there is a high rate of self-treatment, so how can we help our patients to get the right treatment?

Hosted by

Dr Brad McKay

Interviewees

  • Prof. Pete Smith, Medical Director, Allergy Medical, BrisbaneProf. Pete Smith, Medical Director, Allergy Medical, Brisbane
141.5Allergic Rhinitis miniseries, Part 2: The role of the GP in managing allergic rhinitis (10 mins)
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Allergic Rhinitis miniseries, Part 2: Allergic rhinitis is not something which should simply just be managed over the counter in the pharmacy. Making the correct diagnosis is essential . Not all rhinitis is allergic and not everything that happens in the nose is a simple allergy – so listen to learn more.

Hosted by

Dr Brad McKay

Interviewees

  • Prof. Richard Harvey, Rhinologist, SydneyProf. Richard Harvey, Rhinologist, Sydney

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