Take control of chronic kidney disease with tools, and tips from @kidney_boy, Joel Topf, MD Salt Whisperer and Chief of Nephrology at Kashlak Memorial Hospital. Learn which equation is best for eGFR, how to counsel patients about progression/prognosis, how to monitor patients in CKD, and who needs a referral to Nephrology. Special thanks to Annie Medina, and Justin Berk for writing/producing this show and to physician-artist, Kate Grant for her lovely and hilarious artwork (more at paintscientific.com).
Step up your salt game. We deconstruct hyponatremia with our Chief of Nephrology, Dr. Joel Topf aka @kidney_boy aka The Salt Whisperer. Learn the correct steps to diagnose and manage this common and dangerous condition. Topics covered include: true versus false hyponatremia, SIADH, tea and toast hyponatremia, beer potomania, safe rates of sodium correction, IV fluid choice, and more.
Full show notes available at http://thecurbsiders.com/podcast
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Dominate leg cramps, diuretic therapy, and resistant hypertension. Our guest, Dr. Joel Topf, is a clinical nephrologist, pioneer in the use of social media for medical education, and Assistant Clinical Professor at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, best known for his blog, Precious Bodily Fluids, and hilarious/informative Twitter feed @kidney_boy. We start with basic renal physiology and build up to the treatment of resistant hypertension.
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