PodMed – Week of June 26, 2017


Cropped view of teenage driver taking car keys from father. Focus on key.

This week’s topics include international obesity, a lack of benefit to self-monitoring glucose, driving and ADHD, and antibiotic use in the hospital and adverse events.

Program notes:
0:50 Lack of benefit relative to glucose self-monitoring
1:55 No difference in hemoglobin A1c
2:52 Glucose test strips expense
3:34 ADHD and driving
4:35 Over 2400 with ADHD
5:35 On medication?
6:30 Antibiotic use while in the hospital
7:30 20% of antibiotics not indicated
8:08 Obesity worldwide
9:08 Childhood obesity often increasing faster
10:37 End
Related blog: https://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2017/06/23/adhd-and-driving/