Family Doctor Podcast
By Dr. Andrius Kudirka
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Dr. Andrius Kudirka, a family doctor from Orland Park, Illinois talks each month about topics important to patients and their families.
||Podcast 302: Disaster Preparedness||This month Dr. Kudirka speaks with Raymond Kay, Battalion Chief of the Orland Fire Protection District and Ms. Kathy Donofrio, the Public Education Coordinator of Orland Fire, about disaster preparedness. Indian Ocean Tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, Haiti Ear||1 3 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast 301: Antibiotic Resistance||This month Dr. Kudirka talks about Antibiotic Resistance. 1. Antibiotic resistance is a real problem. Over time bacteria have developed ways to resist antibiotics and the result is more severe infections which require stronger antibiotics. This prolongs t||1 2 2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast 211: Anxiety||This month Dr. Kudirka speaks Dr. Giuseppe Spezzano & Dr. Brian MacDonald about evaluation and treatment of Anxiety. 1. Anxiety is when the body's stress system is in overdrive, and the patient experiences worry, trembling, racing heart beat, difficul||15 11 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast 210: Noise Induced Hearing Loss||This month Dr. Kudirka talks with Dr. Vytenis Grybauskas, an ENT (Ear Nose Throat) specialist from Palos Heights, Illinois. 1. Listening to extremely loud music (iPod, radio, rock concerts) can damage your hearing. Try to limit the volume on all music pla||19 10 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast 209: Gout||This month Dr. Kudirka talks about gout: 1. Gout is a painful inflammation of the joints, and untreated can lead to long term joint problems. 2. If you have a gout attack, see your doctor to get tested and determine optimal treatment. 3. Gout patients nee||1 10 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast 107: Fatigue||This month Dr. Kudirka talks about fatigue: 1. Get regular sleep, with a regular bedtime and a goal of 7-8 hours of sleep each night. 2. Eat a healthy diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, avoid caffeine and alcohol and strive for regular exercise. 3. I||21 9 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast 206: Breast Feeding||This month Dr. Kudirka speaks with lactation specialist Karen Bromberek about the benefits of breast feeding. 1. Breast feeding is the best nutrition for a newborn, as nature intended it. Pediatric associations recommend breast feeding for at least the fi||31 8 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast 208: Insect Bites||This month Dr. Kudirka talks about how to deal with one of the downsides of spending time outdoors this summer--insect bites! 1. When going into wooded areas where insects live, protect yourself with long sleeves, long pants, and insect repellant with DEE||30 7 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast 207: Pre-Diabetes||This month Dr. Kudirka talks with Cathy Moynihan, a licensed diabetes educator, about Pre-Diabetes. 1. Pre-Diabetes is a condition in which the body becomes resistant to the effects of insulin, sugars increase, and if untreated, the body progresses to tru||27 6 2010||Free||View In iTunes|
||Podcast 205: Allergic Rhinits||This month Dr. Kudirka talks about Allergic Rhinitis (aka allergies or hay fever) 1. Allergic rhinits usually has a seasonal pattern and runs in families. 2. Antihistamines are safe, effective treatment for allergies, but use caution in children, elderly,||17 5 2010||Free||View In iTunes|