6 Strategies for Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle on the Road

My patients who have weathered pandemic life with the healthiest outcomes are those who used to travel frequently, either for work or for pleasure.  Since travel suddenly disappeared just over a year ago, these patients have been at home eating healthier food, exercising and avoiding the stress of jetlag.  Now that many of us areContinue reading “6 Strategies for Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle on the Road”

Is It Low Blood Sugar?

Many of us have had that feeling of feeling tired, shaky or even anxious that people often identify as low blood sugar. But is that feeling really related to blood sugar? Do healthy people really get low blood sugars?  And are we all even talking about the same thing? First, a caveat: People taking insulinContinue reading “Is It Low Blood Sugar?”

Let’s Talk About Weight Gain in Midlife

Tomorrow evening I will be chatting with gynecologist Anna Barbieri, MD of Tara MD about weight gain in midlife. Please join us on IG Live @taramd4women at 7 p.m. EDT on Thursday, March 18. I hope to see you there!

Endocrinology in the News: Semaglutide for Weight Loss

Last week Novo Nordisk published the results of their trial of semaglutide (marketed as Ozempic for type 2 diabetes) for weight loss in overweight and obese patients without diabetes.  I have been waiting for these results for a long time.  Today I will share why. Semaglutide is part of a class of medications called GLP-1Continue reading “Endocrinology in the News: Semaglutide for Weight Loss”

Thyroid Basics

More than a third of my patients see me due to some issue with their thyroid.  The thyroid can be overactive, underactive or there may be issues with the structure of the thyroid.  Recently, I reviewed the basics of thyroid function at eMediHealth.  Take a look if you are interested.

What are Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Should You Be Concerned About Them?

Many of us have made the resolution in recent years to cut back on our consumption of single use plastics.  And just last night I spent 20 minutes explaining to my 7 year-old son why he couldn’t buy a third plastic lightsaber.  There are many motivations for these decisions based in both the environmental andContinue reading “What are Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Should You Be Concerned About Them?”


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