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"transplant hepatitis" Discussed on L.A. Times Morning Briefing
"You by state farm like a good neighbor state. Farm is there. Today will be mostly cloudy with a high of sixty four and a low tonight of fifty our top story black latino and native american seniors in los angeles county receiving covid nineteen vaccinations at a lower rate than white asian american and pacific islander seniors. The data released yesterday raised new concerns about inequity in the troubled rollout of vaccines for those sixty five and older in all just seven percent of black seniors have received at least one dose. That's less than half the comparable number for white seniors about nine percent of native american seniors and fourteen percent of latino seniors have also received at least one dose public health director. Barbara ferrer said the county is committed to increasing the number of vaccination sites in the hardest hit areas in other health news hospitals across the. Us are reporting dramatic increases in alcohol related admissions for critical diseases like alcoholic hepatitis. And liver failure. The pandemic has sent thousands of recovering alcoholics into relapse but even before covid nineteen alcoholism related liver. Disease was a growing problem in the country. Fifteen million people have been diagnosed with the condition and over the last decade hospitalizations have doubled. Dr brian lee a transplant hepatitis. To who treats alec liver disease says missions for the disease at us's keck hospital were up thirty percent in twenty twenty compared with two thousand nineteen. Meanwhile california's largest utilities. Say they will spend about thirteen billion dollars to reduce the risk of wildfires after several were blamed on their equipment pacific gas and electric southern california. Edison san diego gas and electric and some smaller utilities filed plans with the california public utilities commission. The commission will have to approve them. Pg and e. With more than five point five million customers in the state has proposed a plan that will include a new computerized risk model that will help pinpoint the areas most prone to wildfires the utility will also focus on safety work in business news disney california adventure park is planning to hold a food and beverage festival in march disney also.
"transplant hepatitis" Discussed on Cardionerds
"All around and second. The experience that we get here is very excellent where the only transplant center in south carolina. Which leads to a very strong referral base and we get great. Clinical experience in all the different yields and we actually have a wide variety of opportunities years. Well actually had the opportunity to do a global health elective in tanzania. That was sponsored by the cardiology department. Here at see. We have connection with a cardiac center in tanzania and add opportunity to learn about cardiovascular care in tanzania and do teaching with residents students and fellows in tanzania as well for me. Somebody told me a long time ago. Some great at career advice that i've always tried to reflect on and that was if you can think of anything that would make you happy other than being a doctor. You should probably choose that. Because this is a hartfield as we all know. And i've consistently asked myself at every level my career and it's always been kind of same answer for me. The opportunity as you shop pointed out to see the really truly wide variety of pathophysiology and human and amex c. And cardiology and really do something that you love and help the same time. That was really an opportunity that i couldn't pass up and i've never regretted it as far as how i came to beat him. Usc i remember this university as i said before i grew up here. This is back then. Sorta a cozy neighborhood hospital that had a great reputation locally. But then when i had the opportunity to come back during my application process. You're the incredible vision that the leadership of the department. The program had for not only where they brought the university to now but also where the trajectory is going forward. It was truly incredible to see. So i really think that under current leadership dr judge at dr salvo leading the department that we're really headed for great places and we have the opportunity here. We live in a place in charleston south carolina where it's an incredible city. People are coming to us. We have the resources and we have the right people leading the charge. So i think this is striking. Why the irons hot and we get a chance to do it with some world. Class leadership was world class attending that. We've mentioned briefly at all. That together makes a great learning experience. The end the warm weather and approximated beach early helps as well. Yeah so my reasons are a little bit differently. All throughout medical school and residency actually thought. I wanted to transplant hepatitis. b. So i went through residency. We have a transplant. Hepatitis service.
"transplant hepatitis" Discussed on Mayo Clinic Radio on Transplant
"Cause kidney failure. are prevalent so Hypertension high blood pressure is a leading. Cause of kidney failure in our society. Diabetes is on the increase Especially associated with the obesity crisis as Patients gain weight. They become insensitive to insulin. Lee Developed Diabetes and One of the consequences can be kidney failure. Would you say that's the most common reason to kidney transplant? Today is because of complications. Related to diabetes. It's one of the more common reasons there are a number of disorders genetic disorders and environmental disorders. That can result in kidney failure. So diabetes is certainly a common causes but not the the only 'cause we see the liver is an interesting one because It's relatively new on the spectrum right. I mean you know thirty years ago. We weren't doing liver transplants Worley the NY now saying well we were in the infancy of liver transplant. Thirty years ago But there are a number of diseases that increase are increasing prevalence that are resulting in liver failure. And so the things we see again Being overweight obese can develop obese patients. Develop fatty liver fatty liver. can progress into a cerotic liver and need a transplant hepatitis. C. is now a disease that when we identify we can treat medically but for patients who've had long-term Hepatitis C. along before treatment was available. Those.