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Dr. Andrew Rhinehart

Diabetology
Abingdon, VA
29 years experience male

Locations

Office

Abingdon, VA

Address

Johnston Memorial Diabetes Care Center , 16000 Johnston Memorial Drive; Medical Plaza Suite 313, Abingdon, VA
Directions

Fax

2762583776

Insurances accepted

Great West PPO

About

Bio

Dr. Rhinehart serves as the Diabetologist and Medical Director of the Johnston Memorial Diabetes Care Center and the Johnston Memorial Center for Comprehensive Wound Care, in Abingdon, VA where he has been in practice since finishing his medical training in 1995. He also heads the Inpatient Glycemic Control Initiative for Johnston Memorial and the entire Mountain State Health Alliance, serves on the American Diabetes Associations National Professional Practice Committee and frequently lectures to patients and providers regarding diabetes and its related conditions.

Specialties
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Diabetology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

67 Answers
14 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Rhinehart
Diabetology 29 years experience
Causative: Hyperglycemia can lead to ketoacidosis in the case of a lack Insulin such as type 1 diabetes.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Rhinehart
Diabetology 29 years experience
<5.7%: For diagnostic purposes a normal a1c is <5.7%, prediabetes is an a1c of 5.7-6.4% and diabetes is an a1c of >6.4%.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Rhinehart
Diabetology 29 years experience
Lack of lnsulin: Type 1 diabetes occurs when the body in unable to make insulin.

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rhinehart is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rhinehart is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! At age 70 and diagnosed with CKD l find many other folks I know fitting your answer. No longer surprised. Ty.
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Thanks for that my wife suffers from it and suffers from cramps during the night
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Great info. hubby just started insulin and I need to study numbers too

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

East Tennessee State University

Affiliations

Johnston Memorial Hospital
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