PodMed – Week of December 1, 2014


This week’s topics include best therapy for Marfan syndrome, food at school, high potassium treatment, and chronic cough treatment.

Program notes:

0:31 Breakfast and lunch at school
1:30 Hundreds of schools participated
2:31 Lunch from home had more sodium and less fruits and vegetables
3:30 Sliding scale for families
4:01 Chronic cough treatment
5:01 Receptor antagonist for cough
6:01 Caused unusual taste
6:26 Marfan syndrome management
7:24 Beta blockers or losartan?
8:24 Dual therapy future studies
8:28 Elevated potassium treatment
9:26 75% responded to medications
10:40 End

Related blog:http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2014/11/28/dining-at-school/