Ask The Doc: COPD And Kidney FailureCommunity June 6, 2021
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 LossCommunity May 30, 2021
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?
Ask The Doc: Lung Spicules After Monitoring Kidney Mass And subconjunctival hemorrhageCommunity May 23, 2021
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 MacroglobulinemiaCommunity May 16, 2021
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!
Ask The Doc: Keytruda And Rectal MetstasesFeatured Stories May 9, 2021
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 SarcomaCommunity May 2, 2021
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 CancerCommunity April 26, 2021
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!
Ask The Doc! Developing Amyloidosis And Antiphospholipid SyndromeCommunity April 18, 2021
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!
Ask The Doc! Pancreatic Neoplasm & Anorectal AbscessesCommunity April 11, 2021
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 YearsCommunity April 4, 2021
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!
Ask The Doc! Hemochromatosis & Lung MassesCommunity March 28, 2021
This week, Dr. Whaley discusses Hemochromatosis in a healthy patient that had unknowingly been treating it for 30 years. How does he go about treatment now? He also discusses a patient with a broken shoulder that was scanned when a lung mass too small to biopsy showed up on the scan. What’s the latest on Covid?
Shafer talks party cohesion following Trump Endorsement for re-electionNews, Politics March 25, 2021
Endorsed by former President Donald Trump, Georgia GOP Chair David Shafer is running for re-election for Chair. After his official announcement to run for re-election, he faces challenges in the party to keeping the party cohesive and united in the coming elections.
With some Republicans already calling for a GOP 2.0 separation among Republican supporters, Shafer said he got a mix of good and bad news from the recent election process. Growth in the party is obvious, but breakdowns in the election came as Shafer said changes were made “outside of the law” by the State Elections Board and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger.
The vast increase in absentee ballots coupled with a failure in verifications was just a surface issue as Shafer stated the offices were obviously overwhelmed. On top of that, he pointed out the refusals to allow poll watchers easy access, sometimes making them stand as much as 50 feet away when they were allowed to watch.
Unmanned drop boxes and rampant ballot harvesting were part of the massive issues in the election according to Shafer.
Yet, he is looking forward and trying to bring people in the party back together in forward motion to retake the safety and security of the elections.
Raffensperger blamed Shafer for issues saying he was responsible for exact match signatures. Shafer responded saying it was absurd as Raffensperger changed laws entering into a consent agreement without consulting the Republican Party. The betrayal in March showed his Democratic Party affiliation.
Shafer said Raffensperger made it so much harder to throw out non-matching ballots and the change in laws were unilaterally altered from the laws he voted on.
An example of some of the unrest in the party, Shafer agreed that 2022 could be difficult as he has already heard several county chairman in the Republican Party not running for re-election because they are wanting to contest races in the state. As a leader of the State GOP, he hasn’t called for Raffensperger’s resignation, but he has been a part of several lawsuits trying to, as he says, “make sure the laws are carried out.”
In one final question, when asked about any possibility to see him on the ballot in major offices in 2022, he replied that he felt his best place to be helpful is continuing as the State Chairman.
Shafer said, “The real danger to this country is posed by the Democrats. We have got to pull everyone back together and defeat Raphael Warnock in 2022 and preserve our Republican majority so the Democrats don’t do to Georgia what they are currently doing to America.”
Ask The Doc! Endometrial Carcinoma And Breast Cancer In The ElderlyLifestyle March 21, 2021
This week, the doctors are answering all of your health questions! Why is it important to keep up with your annual doctors appointments. What is Endometrial Carcinoma? How common is it? What are the outcomes? What are the different methods of treatment? How do you treat breast cancer in different age groups? What impact does age have on the type of treatment of Breast cancer? They also touch on the recent covid news and some Viewer questions regarding Covid-19.
Ask The Doc! A Year LaterCommunity March 14, 2021
This week, the doctors discuss the pandemic and where we were at just a year ago. They discuss the uncertainty and the lack of knowledge we had just a year ago. How much has changed is just a year. They also discuss the viewer questions regarding Large Granular Lymphocyte Leukemia and the “Maintenance” after having a bone marrow transplant. Where do we stand with outdoor events? All this and more right here on Ask The Doc!
Ask The Doc: Long Term Effects of Surviving CancerJust For Fun, Lifestyle February 14, 2021
This week, Dr. Whaley and Dr. Raymond Tidman discuss some questions sent in by viewers. They touch on the long term effects of Cancer and some possible complications of surviving cancer. They also discuss how to know when you’re cured of cancer. Is there anyway to prevent future complications for cancer survivors? The doctors also discuss the current numbers of cancer survivors compared to in the past.
Ask The Doc! Gastric Bypass Complications And SarcomasLifestyle January 31, 2021
This morning, the Doctors discuss Gastric Bypass Surgery and its complications. When is this surgery needed? What are its complications? They also answer a question regarding a Sarcoma. Dr. Whaley discusses why you shouldn’t google medical information. They also discuss the latest vaccine news. Who should be receiving the vaccine?