Wednesday House Call,  August 22, 2018

Wednesday House Call,  August 22, 2018

Dr Barry Dworkin joins Brian Lilley to discuss the latest health stories of the week.

Today:

  • A caller wants to know whether a reaction that she had was due to Shingrix vaccine
  • Treatment of spinal stenosis
  • A full-thickness tear of the supraspinatus muscle. Is surgery warranted?
  • The valsartan recall. Are other antihypertension medications of the same class being recalled as well? A caller wishes to know.
  • Effectiveness of glucosamine
  • Active surveillance for prostate cancer and what do the PSA values mean
  • Low carbohydrate versus high fat diets
  • Side effects of type II diabetes medications
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