Live Greater | A University of Maryland Medical System Podcast

Live Greater | A University of Maryland Medical System Podcast

Welcome to the Live Greater Podcast Series. Information for a healthier you from the University of Maryland Medical System. Discover the latest health tips, treatments, and technology from our experts across the state.

Episodes

June 20, 2024
primary-care-providers-why-you-need-one

From annual physicals and routine immunizations to managing ongoing health needs, primary care providers are great partners when it comes to keeping you and your family healthy. In this podcast, dive further into the many benefits of having a primary car...

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how-to-have-a-healthy-heart

Get invaluable advice as we explore practical tips and effective strategies for optimal well-being with Dr. Vasundhara Muthu, a cardiologist at UM Baltimore Washington Heart Associates.

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treating-advanced-heart-failure

Learn what happens next when heart failure becomes advanced with advice and insight from Gautam Ramani, MD, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, cardiologist and medical director of University of Maryland Medical Cent...

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May 15, 2024
sleep-apnea

Sleep Apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder that happens when your breathing repeatedly stops and starts while you’re asleep. In this podcast, Dr. Peyman Otmishi, medical director of the UM Shore Regional Health Sleep Laboratory, talks about how you can overcome sleep apnea...

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copd-and-scurvy-it-s-not-just-for-pirates

Scurvy is not just for pirates! Join us as we discuss the critical role of nutrition in preventing scurvy and managing COPD. Learn the history of the disease and gain practical insights and dietary solutions from Dr. Robert Reed, medical director of th...

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stroke-prevention-strategies

Uncover essential strategies for stroke prevention, including risk management, healthy lifestyle choices, and early detection signs. In this podcast, Shellee Stine, RN, the Clinical Program Coordinator for the Primary Stroke Center at the University of Maryland Cha...

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navigating-spring-allergies-expert-insights-on-symptoms-treatments-and-prevention

Join us for an in-depth discussion about managing spring allergies. Discover how to identify symptoms, explore treatment options, and learn practical tips for prevention to enjoy the season symptom-free with expe...

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caring-choices-a-conversation-on-palliative-and-hospice-services

In this insightful podcast, learn the difference between palliative and hospice care. Dr. Helen Gordon, a certified hospice and palliative care provider at UM St. Joseph Medical Center, shares expert insights, dispels myths, and ...

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pelvic-floor-therapy-what-is-it-and-how-can-it-help-me

Discover the many benefits of pelvic floor therapy, including how it addresses common issues, promotes wellness and empowers individuals on their health journey. Learn more from Kristen Toussaint, OT, MS, an Occupational Therapist at UM St...

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warnings-of-complications-after-childbirth

All women should feel empowered to speak up about their health – especially after childbirth. In this podcast, learn how to recognize symptoms of postpartum complications, including common signs, risk factors, and steps new mothers can take if they su...

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beyond-the-ache-dispelling-back-pain-myths

Many people suffer from chronic or intermittent back pain, and that leads to a lot of myths about what back pain means. Learn the truth about why your back might hurt, what can be done to feel better, and ways to prevent pain in the first place from D...

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empowering-women-through-heart-health

Join us for a conversation on breaking stereotypes and empowering women to prioritize heart health. Dr. Manjula Ananthram, a cardiologist at University of Maryland Medical Center, shares valuable insights and tips for a heart-healthy lifestyle.

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copd-triggers-and-how-to-avoid-them

COPD triggers often hide in plain sight. Learn from Van Kim Holden, MD, an interventional pulmonologist at UM Capital Region Health, how to identify pesky irritants so you can avoid them and what to do if you are triggered.

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managing-type-2-diabetes-the-healthy-way

Dive into the essentials of diabetes management with Jocelyne Loran, RD, LDN, CDCES, Clinical Dietitian Specialist/Diabetes Educator in the Center for Diabetes Education at the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center.

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minimally-invasive-surgery-for-back-pain

Do you have back pain? Minimally invasive surgery might be your answer. In this podcast, Dr. Khalid Kurtom and nurse practitioner Wendy Towers from UM Shore Regional Medical Group – Neurosurgery, a member of the UM Spine Network, talk about this procedu...

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conquering-text-neck-for-a-healthier-future

Are you constantly on your phone or computer? Find out how it could affect your health and what you can do about it from Dr. Clifford Solomon, director of the Spine and Neuroscience Center at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center and a member of the...

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acl-injuries-finding-relief-and-healing

Learn the science behind ACL injuries, surgical and non-surgical options, and post-op rehab. In this podcast, Dr. Michael Foster, an orthopedic surgeon at The Orthopedic Center, an affiliate of UM Shore Regional Health, and a member of the UM Joint Netwo...

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the-relationship-between-diabetes-and-stroke

Did you know that there is a relationship between diabetes and stroke? In this podcast, Ardelia Morris, MA, RDN, CDCES, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist at UM Rehabilitation and Orthopedic Institute, part of ...

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revolutionizing-spine-surgery-ai-robotics-and-the-path-ahead

Discover the cutting-edge advancements in spine surgery through an insightful conversation with spine surgeon Timothy Chryssikos, MD, as we explore the role of AI and robotics in shaping the future of this field.

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what-happens-after-a-vascular-screening

Discover the next steps after a vascular screening, from diagnosis to treatment options. Dr. Justin Nelms, Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center, sheds light on the importance of lifestyl...

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