Pet Of The Week: Penelope and Fiona

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This week, we are joined by 2 9-week-old puppies Penelope and Fiona! These puppies are ready to foster to adopt! They are very lively and would be a fun addition to any home! They would be great with kids. If you’re interested in These puppies or any of the other animals at the humane society contact them today!

 

Ask The Doc: COPD And Kidney Failure

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This morning, the doctors discussed a question Regarding COPD. What is the Life Expectancy and Prognosis with COPD. What are the stages? How do you recognize End Stage COPD? Can you reverse COPD damage? The Doctors also discuss a question regarding Kidney Failure as a result of Diabetes. How does diabetes affect the kidneys? The doctors also touch on the latest in Covid-19 news.

 

Ask The Doc: Dieting And Weight Loss

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This week, we are joined by Dr. Raymond Tidman! Dr. Tidman discusses why he chose to become a doctor. What makes a good Doctor? He also touches on the practice of dieting and What doesn’t work and what does. What is the best way to diet? What is the importance of knowing how many calories are in the food you eat? They also take some time to touch on the vaccine. Who should be taking it?

 

Pet Of The Week: Loki

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This Week, We are joined by Loki! Loki is a super good dog! He is a little nervous but loves to play. Loki is also an escape artist and has been known to climb a chain-length fence. Loki is all muscle and extremely athletic! He is a year and a half old and is completely ready to go to his forever home. He is okay with other dogs and would be a great fit for a family that has an active lifestyle. If you’re interested in any of the dogs in the Humane Society Contact them today!

Ask The Doc: Lung Spicules After Monitoring Kidney Mass And subconjunctival hemorrhage

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This week, the Doctors discuss a Viewer question regarding a Kidney mass where the doctor is monitoring the growth. After monitoring the growth they discover Spicules On Lung Scan. Is it Small Cell Lung Cancer? Will they have to Remove the Kidney. What is the Survival Rate Of Lung Cancer and of Kidney Cancer? They also touch on A question regarding Having multiple Bloody eyes over the course of 6 weeks. What is a subconjunctival hemorrhage? How Common are they? What causes subconjunctival hemorrhages? Is it a sign of something bigger happening in the body? What are the causes of psoriasis? The Doctors also touch on the latest Covid-19 news for this week.

 

Ask The Doc! Sleep Apnea And Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

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This week, The Doctors discuss Sleep Apnea. How harmful is it? What exactly is Sleep Apnea? How is it treated? What is the mortality Rate of Sleep Apnea? The doctors also touch on Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia. what is it? How do you begin treatment? They also touch on the latest Covid-19 News. All this and more on Ask The Doc!

 

Pet Of The Week: Tux!

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This week, Tux is back. He is still doing great on his weight loss journey being down 34 pounds! Rena takes this opportunity to explain the adjustment period in depth using the 3.3.3 rule. When do dogs start to feel at home? All this and more on Pet Of The Week! If you’re interested in Tux or any of the other animals at the humane society contact them today!

 

Ask The Doc: Keytruda And Rectal Metstases

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This week, the doctors discuss Achilles Tendonitis. How do you treat it? How long is the recovery time? They also touch on the use of Keytruda (Jimmy Carter Drug) and the side effects that can come from it. Lastly, they address a question regarding Rectal Metastases. What is the treatment plan? The doctors also discuss the latest in vaccine news.

Ask The Doc! Ascites And Spindle Cell Sarcoma

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This week, the Doctors discuss Ascites in a patient whose lung Cancer is being treated by the Jimmy Carter Immune Therapy. What is it? How is it treated? They also touch on the Spindle Cell Sarcoma. How serious is it? What are the different kinds of Sarcomas? The doctors also give a brief Covid update.

 

Ask The Doc! PSA elevation And Liver Biopsy While Being Treated For Breast Cancer

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This morning, Dr. Whaley discusses PSA elevation with a patient that wants to watch and wait. Is that the best choice? Should he get his prostate removed now or watch and wait? He Also touches on A question from a woman who is currently being treated for breast cancer. After having a pain in her side, her doctor wants to do a biopsy of her liver. If she’s already being treated for breast cancer, is it necessary? What does the doc say? All this and more Right here on Ask The Doc!

 

Pet Of The Week: Titan!

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This weeks star of the show is Titan! Titan is a 13 week old puppy that is headed to his forever home! Rena takes this time to discuss how the adoption process works at the Humane Society Of Blue Ridge. She also touches on the adjustment periods dogs need when being introduced to a new home!

 

Ask The Doc! Developing Amyloidosis And Antiphospholipid Syndrome

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This morning, The doctors discuss a question regarding Developing Amyloidosis after two Stem cell treatments. What can Amyloidosis affect and what is the treatment? They also touch on Antiphospholipid Syndrome. What is it? What causes it? How is it treated? Dr. Whaley also discusses the latest in Covid-19 news! All This and more on Ask The Doc!

 

Pet Of The Week: Tux!

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This week, we are joined by Tux! Rena discusses his major weight loss coming up to a total of losing 30 pounds! With Tux looking better, and feeling better, than he was before, he’s ready for his forever home. Tux needs to be the only dog in your home and doesn’t get along with cats. If you’re interested in Tux or any of the other animals at the humane society, Contact them today!

 

Ask The Doc! Pancreatic Neoplasm & Anorectal Abscesses

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This morning, The doctors discuss Dr. Tidman’s Trip to the British Virgin Islands. What hoops did he have to jump through in order to make it there and back. They also discuss Neoplasm Pancreatic Cancer. How does it develop? Why is it so hard to diagnose Pancreatic Cancer? They also discuss Anorectal Abscesses. Where do they come from? How would the Doctors treat them? They also give us a brief Covid-19 update.

 

Ask The Doc: Blood Clotting Gene And Recurring Cancer After 4 Years

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This week, Dr. Whaley discusses a blood clotting gene that can be passed down from parents. How likely are you to get it if one of your parents have the gene. What increases the likelyhood of getting a blood clot? He also discusses Prostate cancer recurring after 4 years. What is Oligo-metastatic prostate cancer and how is it treated? Dr. Whaley also gives his weekly covid update. All this and more on Ask The Doc!

 

Humane Society Pet Of The Week: Titan

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This morning, we are joined by Titan! Titan is a 10 week old puppy. You may remember titan from a few weeks back with his sister. Lexi has been adopted so titan is waiting for his forever home. If you’re interested in Titan contact the Humane Society Of Blue Ridge!

 

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