You Are What You Eat - European Medical Journal

You Are What You Eat


The EMJ Podcast | Episode 138

In this episode, Jonathan is joined by Shivam Joshi, Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the Departments of Medicine and Nephrology, New York University (NYU) Grossman School of Medicine, New York, USA, and Nephrologist at Veterans Affairs in Orlando, Florida, USA. They discuss the benefits and disadvantages of certain diets, with a particular focus on the effects of keto, paleo, and low carbohydrate diets on diabetes. They also discuss potassium restriction in patients with kidney disease, climate change and dialysis, and burnout in healthcare professionals.

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For more information on the benefits of plant-based diets, please head over to Joshi’s website by clicking here. You can also find him on twitter at @SJoshiMD.

Speaker bio:

Shivam Joshi earned his BSc from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA, and his MD from the University of Miami, Florida, USA, where he completed his residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital. He has a particular research interest in plant-based diets in kidney disease and has written numerous scientific articles on the topic. He also speaks frequently on this subject and is the youngest nephrologist to receive the National Kidney Foundation’s Joel D. Kopple Award.

Joshi enjoys spending his spare time outside, doing activities such as swimming. He is also particularly fond of our feathered friends, with a preference for cockatiels.

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