PodMed – Week of August 8, 2016

Amish Farm LandThis week’s topics include genetics and asthma, obesity and diabetes among identical twins, a Zika update, and remote monitoring of patients.
Program notes:
0:30 Zika and contraception use
1:34 In places with Zika risk are women using contraception
2:28 Some of it is cultural or access issues
3:22 Genetics, environment and asthma
4:22 Amish have traditional farms
5:23 Powerful and creative study
6:21 Twin study and obesity consequences
7:22 What does this tell us about diabetes and heart disease?
8:11 Remote monitoring
9:12 Way to get the alarms off the floor
10:38 End
Related blog: https://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2016/08/05/genetics-environment-and-asthma/