SGIM Bottom Line Podcast

SGIM Bottom Line Podcast

Latest Episodes

Steroid Knee Injections for Arthritis Are No Better than Placebo – A Randomized Controlled Trial
October 25, 2020

Bill talks to Bottom Line author Dr. Stephanie Wheeler and guest expert Dr. Gregory Gardner, professor of rheumatology at University of Washington, about why you might not want to get your knees injected. Unless you're going to Italy!

Vitamin D Does Not Prevent Cancer or Cardiovascular Disease: The VITAL Trial
August 12, 2020

Dr. Eric LaMotte leads the conversation as Bottom Line Summary author Dr. Jeff Tice and Dr. Erin Michos of the department of cardiology at Johns Hopkins talk about the disappointing news that Vitamin D does not cure cancer. Were why surprised?

Opioids Are Not Better than Non-opioid Pain Medications for Chronic Back, Hip, or Knee Pain.
September 06, 2019

Bottom Line author Benjamin Oldfield and SPACE trial author Erin Krebs join Bill Fuller to talk about Dr. Krebs landmark study of opioids versus nonopioid management of chronic pain. Also there's a cat. Also there's a debate over pizza. -

Coronary Artery Calcium Testing Accurately Predicts Low Incidence of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Moderate to High Calculated ASCVD Risk
April 11, 2018

Coronary artery calcium (CAC) scoring is a non-invasive way to visualize calcified atherosclerotic plaque in the coronary arteries. But, so what? Physicians have struggled with what to do with this information and how we might incorporate CAC scores in...

Welcome to the SGIM Bottom Line Podcast
March 18, 2018

An introduction to our newest efforts to make the latest evidence underlying the practice of internal medicine interesting and accessible for everyone.