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Boomers, Generation X-ers and Bones

By Jill Feffer, MD, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, CareMount Medical May 18, 2021 If you’re a Baby Boomer or even an older Generation Xer, during your routine medical checkups you and your provider should talk about your overall physical and mental health from head to toe and everything in between. As you age, a key […]

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Healthful Holiday Eating

By Sonia N. DeAlwis, MD, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, CareMount Medical October 16, 2020 Halloween through New Year’s Day is usually a challenging time for people with diabetes, people who are trying to lose weight, and anyone who is trying to be mindful of carbs, calories and fat.  Making wise food and drink choices as […]

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Type 1 Diabetes Screening

Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) develops when the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy insulin-producing cells and destroys them. TrialNet is a research study conducted at CareMount Medical with a goal to detect T1D in its earliest stage and slow down or stop disease progression.

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Type 1 vs Type 2 Diabetes in Children

By Sofia Shapiro, MD FAAP | Pediatric Endocrinology Even though type 1 diabetes mellitus remains the main type of diabetes in children and adolescents, over the past two decades, we have seen a gradually increasing incidence of type 2 diabetes.  Still, type 2 is quite rare—what is more alarming is the skyrocketing rates of obesity we […]

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Five Ways To Protect Your Aging Spine

A tidal wave of Americans will reach 65 in the coming years. But here’s what else is coming: more people who suffer from acute back pain and spinal pain, according to orthopedic surgeon Dr.  Pierre Bruneau with CareMount Medical. Back pain is universally experienced, with 8 out of 10 Americans suffering regardless of their age. […]

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Thyroid Cancer: The Basics

By Teresa Alasio, MD | Pathology Thyroid cancer is a disease that spans all age groups and it is currently the fastest-growing cancer in America. The American Society of Clinical Oncology estimates that 56,460 adults in the United States (13,250 men and 43,210 women) will be diagnosed with thyroid cancer this year.

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Diagnosing and Treating Thyroid Disorders in Teens

By Jill Brodsky, MD FAAP | Pediatric Endocrinology Is your teen is sleeping a lot? Isn’t that what all teens do? Maybe, but excessive fatigue and lack of energy is just one of many symptoms that may indicate a thyroid disorder – which affects an estimated 2% to 3% of teenagers.

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Adults with Type 2 Diabetes: Weight Loss Lowers Healthcare Costs

By Jeffrey S. Powell, MD FACE | Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism A recent study found that overweight individuals with diabetes who lose weight by dieting and increasing their physical activity can reduce their healthcare costs by an average of more than $500 a year. While we always look at better health outcomes through diet and […]

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Obesity in Children: A Call to Action

By Sofia Shapiro, MD FAAP | Pediatric Endocrinology & Jaime Tsay, MD | Pediatric Endocrinology Childhood obesity has become one of the biggest health problems in the United States.  This, in turn, has led to increases in obesity-related complications.  As a result, it is so important to recognize childhood obesity early and treat it before […]

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Testosterone Replacement Therapy

By Eric A. Rudin, MD | Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Testosterone replacement therapy has become very popular in recent years.  Symptoms such as low sex drive, depressed mood, poor concentration or decreased energy may all be signs of low testosterone.   As we all know, many of these symptoms become increasingly prevalent as we age.  Therefore, […]

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