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HelixTalk

This podcast is produced by pharmacy faculty to supplement study material and provide relevant drug and professional topics. We're hoping that our real-life clinical pearls and discussions will help you stay up-to-date and improve your pharmacy knowledge.

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HelixTalk Episodes

HelixTalk Episode #105 - Unraveling the Mystery of P2Y12 Inhibitors: Clinical Pearls and Comparative Evidence

Date posted: December 3, 2019, 6:00 am

In this episode, we review the three oral P2Y12 inhibitors on the market (clopidogrel, prasugrel, ticagrelor) and discuss each agent’s clinical pearls, comparative effectiveness, and unique precautions.


HelixTalk Episode #104 - Breathtaking Updates from Global INitiative for Asthma (GINA) Guidelines 2019

Date posted: November 12, 2019, 6:00 am

In this episode, we will discuss what is the latest and greatest from the GINA (Global INitiative for Asthma) 2019 guidelines, including new recommendations regarding rescue inhalers, tiotropium, and azithromycin for asthma.


HelixTalk Episode #103 - How Can Peeing Sugar Improve Heart Failure? No One Knows, but We Know It Works!

Date posted: October 22, 2019, 6:00 am

In this episode, we discuss the newly published DAPA-HF trial, which studied dapagliflozin (a drug for diabetes) among patients who had heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) many of which did NOT have a history of diabetes.


HelixTalk Episode #102 - When the Squatty Potty Isn’t Enough: Drug Therapy for Chronic Idiopathic Constipation

Date posted: October 1, 2019, 6:00 am

In this episode, we provide an overview of chronic idiopathic constipation and discuss available treatment options with a particular focus on lubiprostone, linaclotide, plecanatide, and prucalopride.