Sanjiv Chopra, MD: Treatments for NAFLD on the Way
Dr. Chopra said an FDA-approved treatment for NAFLD could come in the next 6 months.
Gerald Smetana, MD: Outpatient COVID-19 Treatment Relies on Primary Care Providers
Dr. Gerald Smetana encourages PCPs to familiarize themselves with the outpatient drug options for managing COVID-19 because of the limited treatment window for administration.
Tara Vijayan, MD: Doctors Fighting Misinformation
Dr. Tara Vijayan talks about how primary care physicians can be best combat misinformation.
Timothy Fong, MD: Is Cannabis Useful in Primary Care?
Expert psychiatrist Dr. Timothy Fong explains the complexity of using marijuana as treatment in a primary care setting and shares advice on how to address it with patients.
Sanjiv Chopra, MD: Liver Disease During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Alcohol use increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to an increase in alcoholic hepatitis.
Tara Vijayan, MD: Combating Drug Scarcity
High-risk individuals should be targeted when drug scarcity comes into play.
Sanjiv Chopra, MD: How to Treat NAFLD
NAFLD is currently the most prevalent liver disease in the US.
Improving the Availability of COVID-19 Therapeutics in Vulnerable Communities
Dr. Tara Vijayan speaks on improving COVID-19 treatment from “an equity standpoint, an ethical standpoint, and an evidence standpoint”.
Tara Vijayan, MD: Targeting the Right Population for COVID-19 Treatments
There remains a need to develop more antivirals that can be easily scaled up for COVID-19.
Psychiatrists Answer Questions on Depression, Bipolar Disorder in Primary Care Setting
At Pri-Med West, primary care providers ask Dr. Michael Ziffra and Dr. Shirah Vollmer all the questions they have about treating mental illness and prescribing different classes of drugs.
Experts Answer PCP Questions on Depression and Bipolar Disorder at Pri-Med West
Dr. Shirah Vollmer and Dr. Michael Ziffra host a Question & Answer Session addressing common inquiries about mental health treatment in the primary care setting.
Charles Vega, MD: Nutrtion, Guidelines Important for Obesity Care
Dr. Charles Vega suggestion doctors be less prescriptive in suggestion diets to patients.
Charles Vega, MD: The Primary Care Role in Obesity
Drugs like semaglutide are able to treat both diabetes and obesity.
Michael Ziffra, MD: Screenings for Bipolar Disorder
Dr. Michael Ziffra talked during Pri-Med West 2022 about some of the challenges and gaps in research needed for better bipolar disorder care.
Rajeev Raghavan, MD, Discusses Updated ADA Guidelines for Diabetic Kidney Disease
Expert nephrologist Dr. Rajeev Raghavan elaborates on the American Diabetes Association guideline updates for patients with diabetic kidney disease during Pri-Med West.
Rajeev Raghavan, MD: SGLT2 Inhibitors and GLP-1 Receptor Agonists
Dr. Rajeev Raghavan talks about the role of SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists as new therapeutics available to slow progression of chronic kidney disease.
Jennifer Green, MD: COVID-19 and Obesity
Jennifer Green discussed weight management and obesity during the annual Pri-Med West conference.
Rajeev Raghavan, MD, Talks About the Underutilized Therapeutics in Nephrology
Pri-Med West presenter Dr. Rajeev Raghavan highlights the key points of his nephrology talk and identifies trending topics in the field during an interview.
Jennifer Green, MD: Treating Pediatric Obesity
Type 2 diabetes can be more aggressive in younger patients.
Ty Gluckman, MD: Cardiovascular Concerns in 2022
There is concern for cardiovascular patients over missed screenings during the pandemic.
Peng Thim Fan, MD: Can We Prevent Rheumatic Disease?
Pri-Med West presenter, Dr. Peng Thim Fan asks the questions that many rheumatologists have likely been contemplating now that disease treatment is so successful.
Peng Thim Fan, MD: The Advantages of Upadacitinib for Ankylosing Spondylitis
While some physicians might initially assume that oral medications like upadacitinib aren't as effective as an injection, but Dr. Fan explains that's not the case.
Ty Gluckman, MD: Using Telemedicine to Improve Access to Care
The pandemic has removed some of the barriers of medicine.
Ty Gluckman, MD: Improving Communication Post-Pandemic
Phone communication may have decreased in recent years among doctors.
Petros Levounis, MD: Treating Anxiety During COVID-19
Many people struggled with anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Peng Thim Fan, MD: Reactive Arthritis and Long Covid-19
Expert rheumatologist Dr. Peng Thim Fan explains that the effects of COVID-19 are still being examined.
Lee Lindquist, MD, MPH: The Many Roles of Geriatricians
There remains a need for more doctors that specialize in geriatrics.
Deprescribing Advice at Pri-Med West
Many patients, particularly older ones, are taking unnecessary medications.
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