PodMed – Week of September 21, 2015


This week’s topics include aspirin recommendations for disease prevention, elective versus fracture-related hip replacements, risk of death among children of atomic bomb survivors, and long term follow-up of diabetes prevention.

Program notes:

0:40 SPRINT study
1:25 Aspirin and disease prevention
2:25 Over age of 70 don’t use
3:25 Looking at all the factors
3:44 Outcomes after hip surgery
4:44 Six times higher mortality after trauma
5:50 Long term follow-up for diabetes prevention
6:52 Still reduced by 27% in lifestyle intervention
7:55 Risk of death among children of atomic bomb survivors
8:55 Over 75,000 children
10:11 End

Related blog: http://podblog.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/2015/09/18/hip-replacements-and-mortality/