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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 is available via iTunes (or by searching for HelixTalk), by subscribing to our RSS feed, or by listening to any episode in your browser (below).

HelixTalk Episodes

HelixTalk Episode #95 - The Ultimate Guide to NSAIDs: An In-Depth Drug Class Review

Date posted: May 7, 2019, 6:00 am

In this episode, we will review the pharmacology, efficacy, and safety of the most common NSAIDs on the market.


HelixTalk Episode #94 - The Sweet Sweet Taste of Annually Updated Guidelines: 2019 Standards of Diabetes Care

Date posted: April 16, 2019, 6:00 am

In this episode, we discuss the changes made in the American Diabetes Association’s 2019 Standards of Diabetes Care guideline as well as updates in therapy recommendations per ADA and ESDA consensus statement published in Fall 2018.


HelixTalk Episode #93 - Focusing in on ADHD Treatment

Date posted: March 26, 2019, 6:00 am

In this episode, we take a deep dive into the use of stimulants and other medications for management of ADHD. After decades of use, technology has resulted in changes to how they are administered. Furthermore new agents have become available, but are they an improvement?


HelixTalk Episode #92 - Why You Should Stop Using (Ab)normal Saline: NS vs. LR for IV Fluids

Date posted: March 5, 2019, 6:00 am

In this episode, we discuss IV fluids for hospitalized patients, including normal saline (0.9% NaCl) and lactated ringer’s. In addition, we review the newest literature supporting the use of balanced crystalloids over normal saline from the SMART and SALT-ED trials.