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2017-03-28 Endocrinology (including Diabetes) - AM exercise or ?:

Monica,    One higher than normal fasting level is not a diagnosis--you would need to repeat it and get a similarly high number for it to be used. That said, a number of things can affect insulin resistance

2017-02-28 Endocrinology (including Diabetes) - Prediabetes Reversal:

James,    Some of the increase in fasting blood glucose levels may be related to having some liver insulin resistance.  Are your blood glucose levels okay an hour or two after eating meals?  It's possible

2017-02-20 Endocrinology (including Diabetes) - afraid...:

Jose,    In order for a blood test to be diagnostic for prediabetes (100-125 mg/dL), it would need to be repeated.  our ranges only go up to 99 mg/dL to be in a "normal" range here in the US.    If you

2017-01-13 Thyroid Problems - Thyroid nodules:

In short, Yes thyroid issues can present as pain in the neck and jaw, and are often overlooked symptoms of thyroid issues, obviously the disc could be contributing as well and I recommend further evaluation

2017-01-08 Endocrinology (including Diabetes) - Monitor blood sugar:

Najmus,    I am not a medical doctor, but I can tell you what I know about various diabetes medications. Metformin (Glucophage, but also included as part of Jentinmet) mainly targets morning fasting blood


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