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2016-08-27 Endocrinology (including Diabetes) - INSULIN THERAPY:

Najmus,    I am not a medical doctor, but I will tell you what I know about this topic.  When your pancreas releases insulin, a small peptide gets cut off that is called "C-Peptide."  This can be measured

2016-08-19 Endocrinology (including Diabetes) - Fasting Glucose readings:

Linda,    I think you are experiencing an issue that a lot of people have.  Have you been able to lose weight as well, or are your A1Cs the only thing that have gone down?  There are quite a few reasons

2016-07-30 Endocrinology (including Diabetes) - INSULIN MEASUREMENT:

Najmus,    Two things can be measured in the blood that tell you insulin levels and production.  For starters, you can just have your fasting insulin levels measured with a simple blood test.  If they

2016-07-10 Thyroid Problems - synthetics:

Jim,  I am residing in India and cant influence the drug authority/doctors of your country. But in my country patients if not tolerating levothyroxine well, they are allowed to go to alternative medicine

2016-07-07 Thyroid Problems - Thyroid meds and bone loss:

Here is a link to an article that explains this issue, I had to look it up myself. They reference the research.     Endocrinologists also work with bone loss and should take this into consideration when


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