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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

2016-12-21 Endocrinology (including Diabetes) - weight gain after 40:

Chris,    There are a number of things that contribute to weight gain as we get older. I don't think it usually results from hormonal imbalances, though. Being sedentary and eating a typical American diet

2016-12-05 Thyroid Problems - Thyroid antibodies?:

Your ranges are so far different than what we use here, so it is hard for me to make a real comparison. In my office, even if the person has some antibodies to their thyroid and they're sub clinical hypo

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