This past week on the radio, Dr. Galati interviewed Lauren Mahesri, Registered Dietitian at Liver Specialists of Texas. We discussed the FODMAP diet, why it is useful for patients who have problems with gas and bloating, and the foods to avoid. Take a listed to the podcast for all the details.
The month of October is Health Literacy Month. Understanding your medical therapy, how to communicate with your physician team, and being a good consumer is vital to your own wellness. Dr. Joe Galati outlines a few features of health literacy during a recent radio sement.
This past week, Dr. Galati was interviewed by Frank Morano, host of The Other Side of Mindnight. The program originates out of NYC on 77WABC. Frank was asking questions about obesity, fatty liver, and discussing Dr. Galati's book. Posted below is the full interview broadcast, and a little extra info provided by Dr. Galati. Make sure you subscribe to the podcast so you don't miss a single episode.
Sign-up for our free Nutrition Webinar, July 7th at 5:00 p.m. CST. We will be covering strategies to navigate through the grocery store and improve both your wellness and nutrition. Click here for the registration link.
Heart disease is very prevalent in patients with #fattyliver disease. Being aware of your cardiac risk factors is very important. This week on Your Health First, Dr. Galati interviewed Dr. Randeep Suneja, a cardiologist in Houston, discussing risk factors for heart disease, and symptom awareness. #heartdisease #heartattack #fattyliver
Dr. Joe Galati recently posted this video regarding the role of diet in managing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Recently, Dr. Galati gave a presentation outlining the indications for liver transplant. Knowing WHO is a candidate for liver transplant, as well as WHEN to refer for transplant is very important. Like so many things in life, timing is everything. The full length presentation has been divided into three parts for easier viewing. Don't hesitate to call our office is you have questions regarding liver transplant. You call at 713-794-0700. Liver Transplant Evaluation: PART 1 Liver Transplant Evaluation: PART 2 Liver Transplant Evaluation: Part 3
Dr. Galati and the Liver Specialists of Texas team are experts in the management of fatty liver disease, also called Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. We have been diagnosing and treating fatty liver since 1994. While I am not a fan of using the term “silent killer” when it comes to talking about liver disease, more and more, I do believe this is part of the conversation that I need to have with my patients. Fatty liver disease, also known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), is a true public health crisis. Considering it has very few symptoms that would tip one off that you are having trouble with your liver, all too often, this condition is underdiagnosed, undertreated, and completely unappreciated until serious life-threatening complications develop. Over the past decade, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has become the most chronic liver …
This past week on the radio, Dr. Joe Galati interviewed Dr. Sudha Kodali and discussed all that the public needs to know about #livercancer. Knowing your risk factors will certainly reduce the risk of having serious complications from your liver disease. Risk factors for liver cancer include: Any form of chronic liver disease and cirrhosis Hepatitis B Hepatitis C Fatty liver disease Alcohol abuse Various medications Sclerosing cholangitis Knowing your risk factors is key. Call us at 713-794-077 if you have further questions.
Dr. Howard Huang from Houston Methodist Hospital joins Dr. Galati this week and gives an update on COVID-19 and the recent infection that President Trump experience. He will discuss new therapeutics, and what lessons have been learned. Also, Becky Vance who is the president and CEO of Drug Prevention Resources, will shed light on the current state of affairs with regard to addiction and alcohol abuse. The impact of COVID-19 triggering a spike in addiction and overdoses will be discussed in detail. Addiction is such a major issue in the management of patients with liver disease that we dedicate a lot of education in this topic. Addiction impacts on liver transplant patients, and the decision to evaluate them for a life-saving transplant. If you like these podcasts, make sure that you sign up to be notified with each new episode. …