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Episode 351: PREMIUM – O2 in COPD and bariatric surgery for diabetes

In episode 351, Mike and James welcome Danielle and Joey to the podcast and they go all PREMIUM on us. The new dynamic duo go over studies from 2 important areas – O2 for COPD and bariatric surgery for diabetes. At the end of the podcast we realize that Mike and James are superfluous when it comes to the podcast quality and usefulness – sad!

Show notes

1) O2 in COPD

A Randomized Trial of Long-Term Oxygen for COPD with Moderate Desaturation

N Engl J Med 2016;375:1617-27

Effect of Home Noninvasive Ventilation With Oxygen Therapy vs Oxygen Therapy Alone on Hospital Readmission or Death After an Acute COPD Exacerbation: A Randomized Clinical Trial

JAMA 2017;317:2177-86

2) Bariatric surgery for diabetes

Bariatric Surgery versus Intensive Medical Therapy for Diabetes – 5-Year Outcomes 

N Engl J Med 2017;376:641-51

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