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Jun 23, 2018

Today's topic will be about diabetes and monitoring of diabetes with hemoglobin A1c as well as special tests. Ryan a PA student at South University will be discussing hemoglobin A1c monitoring and will also be discussing the prescription medication metformin. Furthermore, we will be also discussing special tests needed for diabetic care. Some of these tests include diabetic retinopathy screening and regular foot checks.

Jun 22, 2018

Diabetic diets are very complicated. We often have some very polarizing information regarding which is the best diet. This topic will break down some of the barriers to understanding some of the simple foods that we can eat and what are the foods that we should avoid in diabetes. I especially like to topic about sweeteners.

May 11, 2018

This episode is a discussion regarding preparing for a rotation in our office. It helps new students understand the orientation timeline. This episode will help to prepare for your first week at our office.

Nov 10, 2016

Please avoid the white enriched bleached flour. I don't believe it is made for human consumption. Please join us for another great podcast that gives you a little more information on why you should avoid certain Carbs.

Nov 9, 2016

This is one of my close associates and friend David Jamison. I am excited that he was able to share some great information on how to run a business and optimize your time. We discussed Functional Attention Deficit for the very first time. 

We also discussed Cialdini who lays out six ways you can get people to say yes to what you're asking. 

  • Reciprocity
  • Commitment & Consistency
  • Liking
  • Authority
  • Social Proof
  • Scarcity
Nov 8, 2016

Special guest Dr. Tommy who is kind enough to share this podcast. Thank you again



Tommy McElroy, MD

2405 Creel Lane, Suite 102
Wesley Chapel, FL 33549
813-907-6300 | 813-907-5600 fax

Oct 28, 2016

The liver's function is to detoxify, filter and protein synthesis. It also works by taking the raw material ingested like foods and converting them into usable fuel for our body. This is a simple view of it and will help us in understanding how to detoxify the liver when the enzymes are elevated. 

Oct 26, 2016

How to live an Extraordinary life. I asked Randy to help us improve our mental and emotional resolve. Give us some grit. know our strengths and weakness and use those to 10X our lives. Three points we discussed are physiology, vocabulary and belief systems. 

Oct 23, 2016

Lower back pain is one of the most common medical complaint. My brother joins me to tackle this problem. He is part of our lifetime family. 

Oct 21, 2016

GERD. Heartburn and Acid reflux. This is a short discussion on GERD and how we can improve our diet to improve the symptoms of this. We also go into the causes including H.Pylori a bacteria that can cause the symptoms. Medication options are also discussed. Special thanks to Pastor Scott Linder for some of the theme music. Really appreciate your help and contribution. 

Oct 19, 2016

At the request of my patients, I wanted to add a podcast about anxiety and panic attacks. Thank you for listening to our podcast. I am really hopeful that these podcasts can help add a little more time to your office visit. 

Oct 19, 2016

Joining us is Tracey Jones one of the medical assistants who is a big part of our medical network. What to expect from your doctor's visit. 

Oct 19, 2016

This is in response to one of my patients asking me to talk a little more about testosterone treatment. There is so much more to share but this is a great start. Thank you 

Oct 17, 2016

Vitamin D can be very important for all your metabolic needs and we are finding that many people are deficient. Please join us of another great podcast.


Oct 14, 2016

Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Here is a small discussion on how to look at this diagnosis. 

Oct 12, 2016

Insomnia is very difficult to manage


1)Avoiding caffeine, green tea or stimulating products prior to sleep.

2)Avoiding exercise too close to bedtime.

3)Using an understanding your circadian rhythm having some early morning and afternoon sun.

4)There is some research to show that possibly blue light or white light from electronic devices could possibly affect your melatonin that may affect your sleep

5)Avoid eating too much late at night

Oct 11, 2016

This topic is about diabetes. I have updated his topic to discuss insulin sensitivity. I decided that this is an important topic for my patients who are dealing with diabetes at the early stage. I feel that by improving their insulin sensitivity they may be able to utilize their insulin in a much more efficient fashion. Please enjoy the show


Oct 10, 2016

Functional attention deficit

ON this podcast I discussed a new term called functional attention deficit. This is a term that I created with the help of my friend David Jamison.  We both agreed that this is the most appropriate term use to describe how we function. We are both very successful at multitasking. We have several successful projects all going on at the same time.

There are Four points that will help you manage the "The Gift" which is FAD. 

1) Use your resources

2) Diet

3) exercise

4) Know your optimal time to work.


Oct 6, 2016

Hi This is Dr. Jonathan Yousef. Trigger point injections with a product called Traumeel is one of the best kept secrets of my practice. I wish to share with my patient and students how this is a vital tool for the repair process in the back. 

Oct 3, 2016

This is a quick discussion on diabetes. I believe that it should help educate listeners on some quick tips for their diabetic optimal health.

Oct 3, 2016

This podcast is intended to discuss the different options for people with low active thyroid disease. I have some great suggestions that I love to discuss with my patients. 

Sep 24, 2016

Networking for your optimal Health. Part of my health care series. Short discussion on Bioi-identical Hormone treatment.


Sep 24, 2016

Doctor Jonathan Yousef DO networking for your optimal health. This is one of the many podcasts for my Health Care Series. This is a quick discussion on weight loss