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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 #120 - When it Rains it Pours: A Succinct Clinical Review of Hyponatremia due to SIADH

Date posted: October 13, 2020, 6:00 am

In this episode, we discuss the pathophysiology, drug-related causes, diagnosis, and treatment of a common type of hyponatremia called the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH).

HelixTalk Episode #119 - What Is the Buzz about Bempedoic Acid for Dyslipidemia?

Date posted: September 22, 2020, 6:00 am

In this episode, we discuss the latest dyslipidemia treatment agent bempedoic acid and dive into its pharmacology, use, and clinical evidence.

HelixTalk Episode #118 - Cocaine and Beta-blockers: Absolute Contraindication or Medical Myth?

Date posted: September 8, 2020, 6:00 am

In this episode, we discuss the proposed risks of using beta blockers in patients with cocaine use disorders and whether evidence supports this drug interaction as an “absolute” contraindication.

HelixTalk Episode #117 - The Yin and Yang of ACEi/ARBs:How Do They Help and Harm Kidneys?

Date posted: August 11, 2020, 6:00 am

In this episode, we dive into the pharmacology of ACE inhibitors and ARBs, particularly understanding how they assist in preserving renal function in CKD and yet at the same time can harm the kidneys (e.g. cause AKI).