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Heart Doc VIP with Dr. Joel Kahn

Aug 5, 2022

Cholesterol is necessary in the body for healthy functions but in some individuals, it leads to clogged arteries. Lowering cholesterol by lifestyle is usually the first step but Rx medications play a role.

This week Dr. Kahn discussed the RACING study of one or 2 Rx medications for cholesterol lowering. Can you keep the...


Jul 29, 2022

How many times has Dr. Kahn heard in his clinic "I work out most days so give me some slack on my diet". Can you really count on your gym time to act as an antidote to fried foods, fast foods, and sweets?
 
This week, Dr. Kahn discussed two studies, one of which reports that the optimal health plan is a great diet with...


Jul 22, 2022

Many decisions in medical care are made with incomplete or imprecise information. A new series of testing and analysis called Precision Medicine is available at the Kahn Center and other advanced clinics. A focus on a blood test for 50 cancers called Galleri is presented for consideration.

Dr. Kahn discusses his...


Jul 15, 2022

When you hear of copper you might think of a bracelet or a penny, but copper is a trace mineral needed in the body for optimal health. Too much or too little copper can be dangerous.
 
This week, Dr. Kahn tells us why knowing about copper is more important than ever. He will review the foods that supply copper and...


Jul 8, 2022

The rates of obesity are growing rapidly and the diseases caused by obesity like diabetes Type 2 and atherosclerosis are also skyrocketing.

This week, Dr. Kahn discusses diets and medication for weight loss. The research of Neal Barnard, MD of pcrm.org is featured followed by a review of older and newer medications...