The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast

#407 DIGEST: Bempedoic acid and cardiac risk, Alpha-Gal Syndrome, Orforglipron, Zuranolone, DOACs for VTE of Malignancy, mAbs for Dementia, New Med for Smoking Cessation, Kiwis and Constipation

Sept. 11, 2023

Join us as we review recent articles and news featured in The DIGEST #43 and #44, including bempedoic acid to lower cardiovascular risk, Alpha-Gal Syndrome, tick bites and meat allergy, orforglipron an oral GLP1 agonist for weight loss, zuranolone for postpartum depression, DOACs for VTE of malignancy, monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) for Dementia, cytisinicline for smoking cessation, and two kiwis a day for constipation. Fill your brain hole with a delicious stack of hotcakes! Featuring Drs. Paul Williams (@PaulNWilliamz), Nora Taranto (@norataranto), and Matt Watto (@doctorwatto).

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  • Written and Hosted by: Nora Taranto MD; Paul Williams, MD, FACP, Matthew Watto MD, FACP
  • Cover Art: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
  • Reviewers: Nora Taranto MD; Paul Williams, MD, FACP, Matthew Watto MD, FACP
  • Technical Production: Pod Paste
  • Showrunners: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP


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Show Segments

  • Intro, disclaimer
  • Bempedoic Acid for CV risk reduction
  • DOACs to prevent recurrent VTE of malignancy
  • Cytisinicline for smoking cessation
  • Alpha-Gal Syndrome, tick bites, and meat allergy
  • Zuranolone for postpartum depression
  • Orforglipron, an oral GLP1 agonist, for weight management
  • mAbs for Alzheimer’s dementia
  • Kiwis to prevent constipation
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