The Dr Synonymous Show October 5, 2010 blogtalkradio.com/drsynonymous
Disclaimer: We're not practicing medicine on the show. That's best done with your own family doctor.
Overview of Show
Patient blog: Dr Fatty Finds Fitness- a Texas family physician/patient in online 100 day weight loss collaboration (http://Drfattyfindsfitness.blogspot.com)
Recognize Chat Room
Medical Student Show “http://RadioRounds.org” episode 408 Dr Synonymous and Steve Deal interviewed about the medical home and the Human Centered Health Home (HCHH)
Physician blogs and tweats: http://theNNT.com a new decision support site for physicians and patients, the American Family Physician Community Blog on Cultural Competence 9/29
The #hpm daily on Twitter newsletter about hospice and palliative care.
Dr Synonymous Blog 10/2/2010 on Human Centered Health Home: Connecting Patients and Family Physicians.
Flu is here, discussion of 3 flu types in the flu shot which now includes H1N1. CDC recommends that all get immunized.
Tips from Medical Journals
Health Policy Graham Center p.601 AFP: Med students specialty selection swayed by expected salary. $3.5 million difference in lifetime earnings specialists vs. primary care physicians
Chat room do you agree that med students can be swayed by money?
Books I recommend
The Mind and the Brain by Schwartz, OCD therapy section is helpful
Web Sites I recommend: http://lef.org Life Extension Foundation Magazine Great Vitamin D3 information, testosterone replacement therapy and estrogen replacement therapy well covered
Vitamins and Supplements that I recommend
Multivitamin with minerals, recommended in JAMA Nov 2002
Omega 3 Fish Oil 2000-3000 mg. daily from lef.org
Vitamin D3 2000 IU from lef.org 12/2009
B Complex 50 lef.org
Gene Wright, MD, Past President of OAFP died in Lima last week. He had a big heart, always caring, always helpful. Thanks for your friendship and leadership, Gene.
My Family Doctor through age 22: George Martin, MD Miamisburg, OH. My aunt had worked for him as receptionist.“It won’t hurt” he said, before penicillin shots, "I’ll bet you a nickel". I always won the nickel.
Chat room: any memorable family doctors in your lives you wish to honor?
Thanks to the chat room
Next week we finish the interview with Dr Catherine Johnson, FNP
Remember the Dr Anonymous Show Thurs nights at 9 PM on Blogtalk Radio
FMEC Mtg in Hershey, PA Halloween Weekend
I’m Dr Synonymous… good night