The No-Mistake Zone with Leslie Michelson
By Leslie Michelson
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“The No-Mistake Zone with Leslie Michelson” is a life-changing, healthcare-problem-solving podcast. Whether you’ve been diagnosed with a serious illness, are managing a chronic condition, or just want to prepare yourself and your family for a lifetime of better health, this exciting new program will inform and entertain with compelling stories, essential insider information, and problem-solving steps that will literally save lives. Leslie Michelson, author of The Patient’s Playbook, uses his 30+ years as a case management expert and patient advocate to help you get the best medical results possible for a broad range of health issues. Co-host and investigative journalist Lisa Sweetingham brings Leslie’s lessons and advice to life through the fascinating stories of everyday people who are facing compelling health care dilemmas.
||CleanEp 17 – Six Ways to Support a Friend with Cancer||When someone you know has been diagnosed with cancer, it can be so hard to know what to say, how to express your support, or whether you should contact them at all. In this helpful episode, Leslie shares six simple ways—from small...||3/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 16 – Questions to Ask Your Doctor About a Diagnosis||If you've just been diagnosed with cancer, heart disease, or a chronic condition, if your cancer has come back, or if you've received an abnormal lab test or imaging result—this episode will teach you the questions to ask and the approach...||2/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 15 – Emergency! How to Avoid the 5 Most Common Mistakes||Medical emergencies are, by definition, sudden and unexpected. In this episode of The No-Mistake Zone, you'll learn how to avoid the 5 most common mistakes people make in an emergency.||1/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 14 – Three Ways to Stay Healthy in Uncertain Times||As we move from Obamacare to Trumpcare, a lot of people are wondering: Am I going to lose my coverage or will I have more choices? What’s going to happen to Medicare, to birth control, to the cost of insurance? What is the plan going forward?...||1/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp13 – What You Need to Know About Immunotherapy||Immunotherapy is a new and remarkably effective tool that harnesses the immune system to identify and destroy cancer cells. But it's an imperfect science. Results can take months to appear and, as a recent New York Times story...||1/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp12 – Chronic Conditions: 3 Steps to Getting the Best Care||When Lyn discovered she had ulcerative colitis, she was in total denial about the fact that this condition was something she'd likely have to deal with for the rest of her life. After taking the time to meet specialists and...||12/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp11 – The 4 Words You Must Say If You're Having a Heart Attack||Although it's commonly thought of as a man's disease, heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women. Every 80 seconds a woman dies of heart disease in the United States. In fact, researchers find that an increasing number of young women, under age 55,...||12/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp10 – Toss Your Trendy Diet Books: Good Health Comes Down to 5 Things||There are 360,000 books on diet and exercise on Amazon and Leslie thinks they are best used as kindling for your barbecue. Good health—and we're talking about lifelong vibrance and well-being—really comes down to about 5 essential things. As...||11/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp9 – Fighting Diabetes is a Personal Mission for Dr. Juan Rivera||Some 29 million Americans, 9% of the entire U.S. population, has diabetes and the rates can be as high as 15% among some Hispanic communities. Even worse, 86 million Americans have pre-diabetes, the precursor to Type 2 diabetes, yet 90% don't...||11/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp8 – How to Find the ONE||Leslie reveals 3 easy steps for finding the best primary care physician for you. In less than 15 minutes, you'll have the tips and tools you need to find The ONE! Plus, you can visit www.PatientsPlaybook.com for a list of questions...||11/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp7 – How it Feels to Beat Cancer, Part 2||Meet Beth Fairchild, an artist, wife, mother, and cancer warrior. At 34, Beth was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer and told she had two years to live. That was 2.5 years ago and she's had no evidence of active disease for more than 20 months....||10/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp6 – How It Feels to Beat Cancer, Part 1||Meet Beth Fairchild, an artist, wife and mom who, at 34, was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer and told she had two years to live. But that was 2.5 years ago and her cancer is still in remission. Beth is funny and courageous. She's...||10/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 5 – How to Save Money During Open Enrollment||It's the one period during the year when you can make changes to your health-insurance coverage, yet most of us say to ourselves, "Why do I even have to deal with open enrollment? Why can't I do exactly what I did last year?"...||10/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp4 – Ask Leslie||Lisa thinks Leslie is the MacGyver of health care, and he pretty much is. In this episode, Leslie answers listners' health care questions: • Carol feels like a number every time she sees her doctor: how can she get him to slow down and...||10/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp3 – 3 Signs It's Time to Fire Your Doctor||Amanda loved her primary care doctor, but when he started making strange demands of her, she wondered if perhaps it was time to let go of this relationship. In this episode, Leslie reveals the 3 signs it’s time to fire your primary care physician....||10/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp2 – Don't Leave Home Without THIS||Michael and Janice’s lives changed forever last fall when Janice fell unconscious from a stroke as she was emerging from a Manhattan subway station all alone. She needed emergency brain surgery, but the doctors lacked important information about her..||10/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp1 – Introducing the No-Mistake Zone with Leslie Michelson||The Podcast that will show you how to live a longer, healthier life. The No-Mistake Zone with Leslie Michelson is a life-changing podcast for anyone who interacts with our broken health care system—which is pretty much everyone. Whether you’re...||10/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
This book is a gem. If you're anything like me, and totally clueless on how to approach the healthcare system, this is your go-to guide.
This podcast is great for anyone who has ever gotten a scary diagnosis or has a loved one who has. Leslie and the guests he interviews are informative and inspiring. All of us, as healthcare consumers, can and will benefit from hearing and heeding Leslie's expert advice. This is a no brainer.