PodMed – Week of November 2, 2015


This week’s topics include diabetes and mortality, red meat and death, flavored tobacco, and mortality trends in the US.

Program notes:

0:39 Processed meats and cancer risk
1:31 No randomized controlled trials
2:31 Carbon footprint with meat production?
3:36 Mortality trends in US over about 50 years
4:34 COPD almost doubled
5:24 Use of flavored tobacco
6:25 First product used was flavored
7:18 Mortality and diabetes
8:18 Increased overall risk of death
9:01 Lots due to cardiovascular disease
10:00 End

Related blog: http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2015/10/30/hot-dogs-just-say-no/