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138.7With so many diets, what is best for bone health? (6 mins)
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In Australia almost two-thirds of adults over the age of 50, that’s men and women, have osteoporosis or osteopenia. Genes play a dominant role in determining the size and the strength of our skeletons, but it’s lifestyle practices like diet and exercise that are also so influential on skeletal health… listen to learn more.

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Prof. Ailsa Welch, Professor of Nutritional Epidemiology, Norwich Medical School, UKProf. Ailsa Welch, Professor of Nutritional Epidemiology, Norwich Medical School, UK
138.0FULL EDITION 138 (76 mins)
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This audio file contains all 7 interviews on this edition.

  • Track 1, The treatment of COPD and the role of dual bronchodilation
  • Track 2, Herpes zoster (shingles) – Don’t wait to vaccinate your eligible patients
  • Track 3, Let’s talk about influenza vaccine in pregnancy
  • Track 4, Understanding depression – A biological, psychological and social paradigm
  • Track 5, Principles of treatment in diagnosed non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy absent of macular oedema
  • Track 6, Why are the first few years of type 2 diabetes management critical?
  • Track 7, With so many diets, what is best for bone health?

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

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Dr Ginni Mansberg

Dr John D’Arcy

Dr Brad McKay

Professor Paul Mitchell

Interviewees

  • Dr Christopher Worsnop, Respiratory Physician, MelbourneDr Christopher Worsnop, Respiratory Physician, Melbourne
  • Professor Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich, Clinical Pharmacist, The Woolcock Institute & University of SydneyProfessor Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich, Clinical Pharmacist, The Woolcock Institute & University of Sydney
  • A/Professor Michael Woodward, Geriatrician, Austin Health & University of MelbourneA/Professor Michael Woodward, Geriatrician, Austin Health & University of Melbourne
  • Professor Robert Booy, Chair, Immunisation CoalitionProfessor Robert Booy, Chair, Immunisation Coalition
  • Dr Tom Paterson, Psychiatrist, Gilberton, South AustraliaDr Tom Paterson, Psychiatrist, Gilberton, South Australia
  • Professor Tien Y Wong, MD, PhD, Professor & Medical Director, Singapore National Eye Center, SingaporeProfessor Tien Y Wong, MD, PhD, Professor & Medical Director, Singapore National Eye Center, Singapore
  • Professor Greg Fulcher, Endocrinologist, Sydney, NSWProfessor Greg Fulcher, Endocrinologist, Sydney, NSW
  • Professor Ailsa Welch, Professor of Nutritional Epidemiology, Norwich Medical School, UKProfessor Ailsa Welch, Professor of Nutritional Epidemiology, Norwich Medical School, UK
137.7Why do we need to be confident with menopause and MHT? (12 mins)
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Women’s’ Health – With the proper treatment and understanding, MHT can make a huge difference to a woman’s life and to our communities. In this interview we hear a patient’s perspective from Jean Kittson, plus Dr Jane Elliott covers the current prescribing landscape and useful resources.

Hosted by

Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Jean Kittson, Comedian, Writer & PerformerJean Kittson, Comedian, Writer & Performer
  • Dr Jane Elliott, GP AdelaideDr Jane Elliott, GP Adelaide
137.6Recall and review the patient – Type 2 diabetes, glycaemic management doesn’t have to be complicated (11 mins)
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Rates of type 2 diabetes are expected to grow with an increase in obesity rates, changes to lifestyle and diet and an ageing population. The treatment of type 2 diabetes shouldn’t be confusing, but it often is, so in this NEW interview we provide tips on practical systems that could help you and your patients.

Hosted by

Dr John D’Arcy

Interviewees

  • Dr Ian Arthur, GP, Coffs Harbour, New South WalesDr Ian Arthur, GP, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales
137.3Osteoporosis – why do we need to be alert? (14 mins)
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Osteoporosis **Extended feature interview**. This year alone there are going to be almost 170,000 minimal trauma fractures in Australia and that is going to lead to a whole lot of pain, loss of function and even loss of life. So how do we prevent them? Listen to this interview now to find out more.

Hosted by

Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Dr Dan Harmelin, Endocrinologist, Nowra, New South WalesDr Dan Harmelin, Endocrinologist, Nowra, New South Wales
137.4Shared decision making and its impact on patient care (10 mins)
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October’s Mental Health Month, an opportunity to raise awareness around mental health & well-being. Research shows that patients are genuinely interested in being involved in their treatment and management, so listen to this interview where we discuss how to involve patients more in the decision making process.

Hosted by

Dr John D’Arcy

Interviewees

  • Dr Ranjit Menon, Psychiatrist, Melbourne Clinic & Epworth HospitalDr Ranjit Menon, Psychiatrist, Melbourne Clinic & Epworth Hospital
137.5Schizophrenia – preventing patients from falling through the cracks (11 mins)
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October’s Mental Health Month, an opportunity to raise awareness around mental health & well-being. In the current system of mental health care, patients are going to spend long periods of time with their general practitioners and much shorter periods of time with their health service, so in this interview we discuss how to manage the complex needs of people with schizophrenia.

Hosted by

Dr Brad McKay

Interviewees

  • Dr Matthew Warden, Psychiatrist, MelbourneDr Matthew Warden, Psychiatrist, Melbourne
137.1Preventing stroke in elderly (>65yrs) AF patients – What actions should a GP take? (11 mins)
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National Stroke Week Special Feature. With AF early identification is the name of the game, so how do we do it, how often do we do it, and if we identify it, what should we GPs do next? Listen to this interview to find out.

Hosted by

Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Dr Jim Rogers, Cardiologist, Central Coast, NSWDr Jim Rogers, Cardiologist, Central Coast, NSW
137.2National Stroke Week – Every step counts towards a healthy life (7 mins)
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National Stroke Week Special Feature. Australia is on track to get one stroke every four minutes by 2050! But it doesn’t need to be this way as the majority of strokes can actually be prevented. Listen to this interview where we discuss top tips for stroke prevention with the Stroke Foundation.

Hosted by

Dr Ginni Mansberg

Interviewees

  • Dr Timothy Ang, Stroke Foundation Clinical Council MemberDr Timothy Ang, Stroke Foundation Clinical Council Member
137.0FULL EDITION 137 (77 mins)
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This audio file contains all 7 interviews on this edition.

  • Track 1, Osteoporosis – why do we need to be alert?
  • Track 2, Why do we need to be confident with menopause and MHT?
  • Track 3, Recall and review the patient – Type 2 diabetes, glycaemic management doesn’t have to be complicated
  • Track 4, Shared decision making and its impact on patient care
  • Track 5, Schizophrenia – preventing patients from falling through the cracks
  • Track 6, Preventing stroke in elderly (>65yrs) AF patients – What actions should a GP take?
  • Track 7, National Stroke Week – Every step counts towards a healthy life

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

Hosted by

Dr Ginni Mansberg

Dr John D’Arcy

Dr Brad McKay

Interviewees

  • Dr Dan Harmelin, Endocrinologist, Nowra, New South WalesDr Dan Harmelin, Endocrinologist, Nowra, New South Wales
  • Jean Kittson, Comedian, Writer & PerformerJean Kittson, Comedian, Writer & Performer
  • Dr Jane Elliott, GP AdelaideDr Jane Elliott, GP Adelaide
  • Dr Ian Arthur, GP, Coffs Harbour, New South WalesDr Ian Arthur, GP, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales
  • Dr Ranjit Menon, Psychiatrist, Melbourne Clinic & Epworth HospitalDr Ranjit Menon, Psychiatrist, Melbourne Clinic & Epworth Hospital
  • Dr Matthew Warden, Psychiatrist, MelbourneDr Matthew Warden, Psychiatrist, Melbourne
  • Dr Jim Rogers, Cardiologist, Central Coast, NSWDr Jim Rogers, Cardiologist, Central Coast, NSW
  • Dr Timothy Ang, Stroke Foundation Clinical Council MemberDr Timothy Ang, Stroke Foundation Clinical Council Member

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