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Psound Bytes

National Psoriasis Foundation presents Psound Bytes, a podcast series featuring leading experts talking about understanding, managing and thriving with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis. Listen to world renowned dermatologists and rheumatologists discuss the latest news in psoriatic disease management.


Ep. 222 "You're Not An Island: Dealing With Psoriatic Disease Together"
"I've had psoriasis for most of my life. At 40 years old I experienced the worst flare with all types of psoriasis and the loss of my hair." Join NPF volunteers, Ayesha Patrick, founder of Sistas with Psoriasis, and moderator LB Herbert as they discuss Ayesha's story from how she learned to cope, to ask and give help. Hear her tips to help manage psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. This episode is provided with support from Bristol Myers Squibb. 
33:17 4/9/24
Ep. 221 "Which Comes First - Cardiovascular Disease or Psoriasis?"
"Patients with psoriasis have a lot of undiagnosed and untreated cardiovascular risk factors" per renowned dermatologist Dr. Joel Gelfand, Director, Psoriasis & Phototherapy Treatment Center at Penn. Hear why with moderator Dr. Guy Eakin, NPF Chief Scientific & Medical Officer, as they discuss risks, and what interventions using a centralized care coordination model (CP3) can do. This episode is provided with support from Bristol Myers Squibb. 
30:59 3/26/24
Ep. 220 "IBD, IBS, and How They Relate to Psoriasis"
Not sure what Irritable Bowel Disease or Irritable Bowel Syndrome mean or how they relate to psoriasis? Listen as gastroenterologist Dr. Lisa Malter, Professor in the Dept. of Medicine, NYU Langone Health, Grossman School of Medicine, discusses the perfect storm of what it takes to develop IBD, how diagnosis occurs, care, and use of treatments also used with psoriatic disease. This episode is provided with support from Bristol Myers Squibb. 
24:26 3/12/24
Ep. 219 "Should I Be Involved in a Clinical Trial?"
Interested in participating in a clinical trial? Hear the facts about how and why you should be involved, potential benefits and challenges, what occurs in phase 1, 2, 3 and 4, clinical trial updates for psoriasis and an intriguing one for high blood pressure from dermatologist Dr. Benjamin Ehst, owner and Lead Clinical Investigator at Oregon Medical Research Center in Portland, OR. This episode is provided with support from Bristol Myers Squibb. 
29:31 2/27/24
Ep. 218 "Are You Newly Diagnosed With Psoriasis?"
Hear answers to questions when someone is newly diagnosed with psoriasis like what to expect at the first appointment, types of psoriasis, triggers of disease, treatments including over-the-counter options, how to deal with negative comments, and more from Tirsa Quartullo, a doctoral prepared, board-certified Dermatology and Family Nurse practitioner at Arizona Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery in Phoenix. Her advice: "learn as much as you can."
33:02 2/13/24
Ep. 217 "Simplifying Psoriasis Management with Steroid-Free Therapy" An Arcutis sponsored episode.
Jillian who is living with plaque psoriasis, and board-certified nurse practitioner, Melodie Young, discuss disease management with topicals. This episode is sponsored by Arcutis Biotherapeutics, Inc. Please see Important Safety Information and full Prescribing Information including Patient Information for Zoryve (roflumilast) indicated for use on the skin (topical), including in areas with skin folds, to treat plaque psoriasis in people six years of age and older. 
28:09 1/30/24
Ep. 216 "Managing Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis: Know What to Ask and When"
Knowing what to ask and when will help you make key decisions about psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Listen as key terminology, questions to ask about the disease, and use of medications like "what prescriptions and over the counter medications may conflict with psoriatic disease" are discussed with NPF volunteer Dr. Kim Benner, a pharmacist at Children's of Alabama Hospital and Pharmacy Professor at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.
24:34 1/23/24
Ep. 215 "Shared Decision-Making: Psoriatic Care Designed for You" A UCB-sponsored episode
On this episode we'll talk about shared decision-making - when a patient and their healthcare practitioner work together to discuss and create a personalized approach to care with guests Karen Camp, a patient advocate who is living with psoriasis, and Dr. Jason Hawkes, a medical dermatologist in the greater Sacramento area who serves on the Medical Board and Scientific Advisory Committee of NPF. This podcast episode is sponsored by UCB. 
12:16 1/9/24
Ep. 214 "The Future Looks Bright: Managing PsO and PsA in Youth"
Hear the latest treatments, challenges, research towards understanding psoriatic disease, and how treatment planning and collaboration is key from dermatologist Dr. Lara Wine Lee, Director Pediatric Dermatology at Medical University of SC, and rheumatologist Dr. Pam Weiss, Clinical Research Director, Division of Rheumatology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. This Psound Bytes episode is provided with support from Janssen and Novartis. 
39:25 1/7/24
Ep. 213 "Psoriasis is More Than Body Surface Area"
Listen to this compelling discussion about when psoriasis should be considered severe and what that means for treatment choices in high impact areas like the scalp, nails, palms, soles, face, and genitalia with dermatologist Dr. Andrew Blauvelt, Investigator at Oregon Medical Research Center, Chair of the NPF Medical Board, and member, International Psoriasis Council. This Psound Bytes episode is sponsored by Amgen. 
38:12 12/19/23
Ep. 212 "Tips for Managing Holiday Stress and Your Psoriatic Disease"
The holidays bring mixed emotions and stress. Join psychiatrist Dr. Vanessa Cutler, NYU Langone Health and Dr. Leslie Beth or LB Herbert for tips on managing holiday stress and simplifying expectations while also looking out for your physical and mental health to help avoid flares of your psoriatic disease. This Psound Bytes episode is provided with support from Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen, Novartis, and UCB. 
21:32 12/5/23
Ep. 211 "Not Your Mom's Psoriasis: Living with Generalized Pustular Psoriasis" A Boehringer Ingelheim sponsored episode.
Generalized Pustular Psoriasis (GPP) is a rare, inflammatory skin disease that is different from plaque psoriasis. Join UC Davis and UCSF Asociate Professors of Dermatology, Dr. Jason Hawkes and Dr. Tina Bhutani, with Dale Reisner, a patient living with GPP, for a closer look at GPP, some of the difficulties living with the disease and the difficulties dermatologists face managing it. This Psound Bytes episode is provided with support from Boehringer Ingelheim. 
19:01 11/30/23
Ep 210 "The Time is Now for Biosimilars"
With increasing release of biosimilars, listen to this discussion about use, fear of change, dual pricing strategies and who will see cost savings with Jason Harris, NPF VP of Government Relations and Advocacy, dermatologist and past chair of the NPF Board Dr. Colby Evans, and Anna Hyde, VP of the Advocacy and Access Department at the Arthritis Foundation. This Psound Bytes episode is sponsored by Sandoz and Boehringer Ingelheim. 
28:02 11/28/23
Ep. 209 "A Team Approach to Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis"
Hear how dermatologist Dr. Ahmad Shatil Amin, Director of the Psoriasis Program and rheumatologist Dr. Eric Ruderman, Associate Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Co-Directors of the Multidisciplinary Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Clinic, Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, use the ultimate team approach to manage triggers and flares of psoriatic disease. This Psound Bytes episode is provided with support from Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen, Novartis, and UCB. 
31:07 11/14/23
Ep. 208 "Long Term Maintenance of Plaque Psoriasis with Topicals" A Dermavant Sciences sponsored episode.
In this episode, dermatologists Dr. April Armstrong and Dr. James Song discuss the impact of psoriasis on a patient's quality of life and how steroid-free prescription topical medications can meet the treatment needs of adults with plaque psoriasis. This Psound Bytes episode is sponsored by Dermavant Sciences. 
20:01 11/9/23
Ep 207 "Does Psoriasis Cause Hair Loss?"
Are you losing your hair? Is it connected to your psoriasis? Hear certified dermatology nurse practitioner Victoria Garcia-Albea with Lahey Dermatology Hair Loss Center for Excellence in Burlington, MA as she addresses common causes of hair loss, symptoms, connection to IL-33, current and upcoming treatment options. This Psound Bytes episode is provided with support from Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen, Novartis and UCB. 
33:25 10/24/23
Ep. 206 "Psoriasis and the Mad Itch"
Ever experience the frustrating itch scratch cycle? Join us as dermatologist Dr. Shawn Kwatra, Director of the Johns Hopkins Itch Center in Baltimore, MD discusses why itch occurs in psoriasis, what factors impact itch, treatment options, and the frontier exploring new therapies that impact the neuroimmune axis. This Psound Bytes episode is provided with support from Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen, and UCB. 
28:16 10/3/23
Ep. 205 "A Novel Way To Treat Adults With Moderate-To-Severe Plaque Psoriasis" A BMS sponsored episode
Despite the availability of many treatment options for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, there is still a need for additional therapies. Hear from Ryan Moslin, Principal Scientist, BMS, who has moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis and Tom Scharnitz, M.D., the Senior Director and US Medical Lead for Dermatology, as they provide the science and research behind an oral treatment for moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. 
18:24 9/19/23
Ep. 204 "Answers to Your Questions About Treating Psoriasis"
Hear the inspiring responses to questions from you-our listeners! Hear responses to questions about treating scalp psoriasis, over-the-counter options, when treatments lose effectiveness, biosimilars, and more from board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner Sandri Johnson at Midtown Dermatology in Raleigh. This special Psound Bytes episode is provided with support from Bristol-Myers Squibb, CeraVe, Janssen, Novartis, and UB. 
47:01 9/5/23
Ep. 203 "Treating Plaque Psoriasis: Finding the Right Option"
Plaque psoriasis is the most common type of psoriasis. If you have plaque psoriasis, join us as we discuss what to know from symptoms, diagnosis, triggers and flares, to treatment options with dermatologist Dr. David Rosmarin, Chair of the Department of Dermatology at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis. This Psoriasis Action Month episode is provided with support from CeraVe and Novartis. 
25:51 8/22/23
Ep. 202 "Are You Using a Topical Steroid for Psoriasis?"
Topical steroids are the first treatment of choice for mild psoriasis. Learn what the options are from dermatologist Dr. George Han, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell Health in New York as he discusses low to superpotent strengths, risks, side effects, tips for using, and new nonsteroidal topicals. This Psound Bytes episode is provided with support from Bristol Myers Squibb, CeraVe, Janssen, Novartis, and UCB. 
30:36 8/15/23
Ep. 201 "Finding a Treatment for the Long Haul: Living with and Managing Moderate-To-Severe Plaque Psoriasis" A Sun Pharma sponsored episode.
Hear Todd's journey to finding skin clearance with the help of ILUMYA® (tildrakizumab-asmn) for his moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. Victor Czerkasij, a nurse practitioner with over 20 years of experience treating patients with psoriatic disease, joins to offer insights on diagnosing, treating, and managing psoriasis. This episode is sponsored by Sun Pharma. Important safety information: .
19:02 8/8/23
Ep.200 "The Future is Now! Changing Health Outcomes for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis"
Listen as Matt Werbach, Associate Director of Media and Communications, discusses NPF's promising research activities and efforts to change health outcomes for all with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis with President and CEO Leah Howard, and Chief Scientific and Medical Officer Guy Eakin. Exciting times ahead as NPF moves towards a new chapter! This Psound Bytes episode is provided with support from Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen, and UCB. 
47:56 8/1/23
Ep. 199 "Psoriasis: What to Know From Head to Toe"
Join board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner Jayme Heim from West Michigan Dermatology Associates, Grandeville, MI, as she offers tips, her favorite products, and what medications help manage psoriasis plaques and itch on the scalp, skin, nails and everything in-between since psoriasis is about managing what's on the outside and inside. This Psound Bytes episode is provided with support from Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen, and UCB. 
31:05 7/18/23
Ep. 198 "What You Eat Matters"
Trying to follow an anti-inflammatory diet? Not sure what to eat? Join us as we discuss what types or combinations of foods are best to eat and when, what to look for on food labels, how much sugar and fiber intake is appropriate, and more with registered dietitian and wellness coach, Brittany Link from Advice for Eating in Houston, TX. This Psound Bytes episode is provided with support from Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen, and UCB. 
27:40 6/27/23
Ep. 197 "Let's Talk Step Therapy"
Hear the latest about step therapy from what it is to current legislative reform progress. Listen as Jason Harris, Vice President of Government Relations and Advocacy, discusses all aspects of step therapy with Sarah Buchanan, Director of Federal Government Relations and Health Policy, and Sam Cox, State Government Relations Manager. This Psound Bytes episode is provided with support from Bristol Myers Squibb. 
21:20 6/13/23
Ep 196 "Facts About Nutrition, Diets and Psoriatic Disease"
Can nutrition choices impact psoriasis and PsA? Hear the facts from dermatologist Dr. Ronald Prussick, Medical Director of the Washington Dermatology Center in Rockville, MD, as we explore anti-inflammatory diets, the glycemic index, sugar alcohols, caffeine intake, and other research around nutrition and the impact on severity of psoriatic disease. This Psound Bytes episode is provided with support from Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen and UCB. 
30:59 6/6/23
Ep. 195 "How Can I Exercise With Chronic Pain? It Hurts Too Much!"
There are many ways to be physically active if you experience chronic pain. Hear Dr. Connor Hurley, Co-Director of Physical Therapy, Therapeutic Associates Bethany in Portland, OR, offer tips for starting an exercise program, types of low impact activities, cautions, and how to integrate activity into everyday life. This Psoriatic Arthritis Action Month episode is provided with support from AbbVie, Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen, and UCB. 
22:27 5/23/23
Ep. 194 "Is Enthesitis Unique to Psoriatic Arthritis?"
Hear the answer to this question and more about the synovio-entheseal complex in PsA, and how it can be a biomarker for more severe disease from rheumatologist Dr. Lihi Eder, Associate Professor of Medicine and the Canada Research Chair, Inflammatory Rheumatic Diseases Tier 2 at the Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto. This Psound Bytes episode is provided with support from AbbVie, Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen, and UCB. 
20:37 5/9/23
Ep. 193 "What Systemic Treatment Options Do I Have for My Psoriasis?"
Are topicals not enough to treat your psoriasis? Are you considering systemic treatments? Listen as Dr. Ahmad Shatil Amin, Medical Practice Director, Northwestern Medicine Dermatology Department in Chicago, discusses what oral and injectable systemic treatments are available, how they work, potential side effects, use in combination therapy, and more! This Psound Bytes episode is provided with support from Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen and UCB. 
23:18 4/25/23

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