The Cardiometabolic Health Podcast

Tommy Caldwell

Cardiometabolic health is the underlying factor beneath every lifestyle-driven disease we face today. Everything from heart disease to neurological disorders to many cancers results from poor metabolic health. The good news is these illnesses are both preventable and reversible. Join Dr. Andrew Appleton, (General Internal Medicine specialist and Assistant Professor at Western University) & Tommy Caldwell, (Bestselling author of Heavy Brain & the MetFlex-Rx Diet) as they explore best practices for losing fat, building muscle, and taking control of our health in pragmatic and actionable ways. read less
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Episodios

Ep.31- Type 2 Diabetes with Dr.Sonja Reichert
06-02-2023
Ep.31- Type 2 Diabetes with Dr.Sonja Reichert
In this "Andrew Only" episode, we discuss Dr. Reichert’s approach to diabetes management and thoughts on exercise and nutrition as medicine. We also discuss the LIBERATE study, as randomized controlled trial that Dr. Reichert is leading and is currently enrolling people with Type 2 diabetes in London, Ontario. The study uses continuous glucose monitoring, fitness tracking and health coaching to better control diabetes. Dr. Reichert’s Bio: Dr. Sonja Reichert is a primary care physician, Associate Professor and clinical researcher in the Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University, London, Ontario, Canada.  She primarily works at the St. Joseph’s Primary Care Diabetes Support Program, where she has a focused practice in diabetes, as well as at the St. Joseph’s Family Medical Clinic in general family medicine. Dr. Reichert is the current Dr. Brian W. Gilbert Research Chair (Western University) in Primary Care Research, with a focus on diabetes, multi-morbidity, and the integration of exercise as medicine into patients’ lives, all observed through the primary care lens. Dr. Reichert has published several peer-reviewed articles and is a current contributor to the Diabetes Canada Clinical Practice Guidelines.  She is an award-winning teacher (Best Adjunct Non-Core Family Medicine Teacher Award from Western University) and director of Western’s PGY3 Enhanced Skills Chronic Disease Management Program.  Her passion for teaching extends to a variety of students including Post Graduate (Family Physician Residents), and Graduate (Masters and Doctoral) candidates. Dr. Reichert holds a BSc in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo, an MSc in Exercise Physiology from the University of Toronto and an MD from McMaster University. To participate in Dr. Reichert’s LIBERATE study: Email: liberate@lawsonresearch.comPhone: 519-646-6000 ext. 67230Our Website: https://www.liberatediabetes.ca/ Purchase Tommy's MetFlex-Rx Diet Book: https://amzn.to/2ZUeMBm Purchase Tommy's Behaviour Change Book on Audible: https://amzn.to/3IjqEOJ Dr.Appleton's Website: https://andrewappletonmd.ca/
Ep.29- Assessing the Pandemic Response with Dr. Kwadwo Kyeremanteng
19-01-2023
Ep.29- Assessing the Pandemic Response with Dr. Kwadwo Kyeremanteng
Tommy and Dr.Appleton sit down with Dr.Kwadwo Kyeremanteng to discuss the Governmental and Public Health response to the pandemic. They cover such topics as lockdowns, school closures, mandates, charter restrictions, blanket vaccination recommendations, and how quick citizens were to turn on one another. If you need help controlling your diet and getting into the best shape of your life, consider purchasing one of Tommy's Books  MetFlex-Rx Diet Book: Learn what to eat, when, and why to suit your individual needs https://amzn.to/2ZUeMBm Heavy Brain (Behaviour Change) on Audible: Get past the mental barriers that prevent healthy habits https://amzn.to/3IjqEOJ You can also visit Dr.Appleton's Website: https://andrewappletonmd.ca/  Dr.Kwadwo Kyeremanteng is the department head of critical care at The Ottawa Hospital.He dedicates his time to care for the sickest of the sick patients in the intensive care unit(ICU).As a researcher, he is interested in using ICU resources more efficiently and improving access to palliative care in the ICU. To help do this, he founded theResourceOptimizationNetwork, a multidisciplinary research group working to reduce health spending in this area without compromising care.In September 2019 Dr. Kyeremanteng launched his ever-growing podcast “Solving Healthcare with Kwadwo Kyeremanteng”these podcasts feature interviews and discussions on the topic of improving healthcare delivery in Canada. Underpinned by the values of cost-effectiveness, dignity, and justice, these podcasts will challenge the status quo, leaving no stone unturned as we explore gaps, assumptions, and different perspectives in the pursuit of finding solutions to problems in Canada’s healthcare system.During the COVID 19 Pandemic Dr.Kyeremanteng created ‘Solving Wellness’ a virtual health & wellness platform for health care professionals.‘Solving Wellness’ has been helping address health care burnout and providing health, fitness and self care for its members.