PodMed – Week of August 15, 2016

August 12, 2016

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Indian man on cell phone in rural Pushkar Camel Fair

This week’s topics include the impact of exercise on chronic medical conditions, more ICU care and outcomes, m-health and diabetes, and insurance status and cancer outcomes.

0:36 Diabetes and m-health
1:38 Text messaging improved eating behaviors
2:38 Long term impact?
3:32 Exercise and health conditions
4:32 Quantified with METs
5:34 Less benefit at higher levels
6:30 Two studies looking at cancer, insurance status and outcomes
7:31 Mortality 60-80% higher
8:33 Doesn’t drill down
8:49 ICU use and outcomes
9:50 Not better in ICU
10:50 End

Related blog:https://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2016/08/13/texting-and-health/

 

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