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Heart Doc VIP with Dr. Joel Kahn

Aug 18, 2023

In this week's episode of Heart Doc VIP, Dr. Joel Kahn continues Year 7 of the 'peacast' with a curated review of impactful studies highlighting weight loss drugs' effect on heart disease, plant proteins' role in reducing frailty, and the longevity benefits of walking. In the spotlight this episode, Dr. Kahn answers a common patient question: "What are you checking for in the spot urine sample I left in the lab?" He demystifies urine tests, discussing their use in detecting albumin as a marker for endothelial damage, measuring oxidative stress, and assessing nutrient levels, with a particular focus on iodine. Dr. Kahn encourages listeners to consider asking their healthcare providers for these informative and widely available tests.