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Dr. Adam Nally

Family Medicine
Surprise, AZ
41 years experience

Locations

Office

Surprise, AZ

Address

14800 West Mountain View Blvd, Suite 250, Surprise, AZ
Directions

About

Bio

Dr. Nally is a Board Certified Family Practitioner and Bariatrician (Weight Managment Specialist) in private practice in Surprise, Arizona. He specializes in the treatment of diabetes, metabolic syndrome, cholesterol abnormality and blood pressure control with special interest in dietary lifestyle modification. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Midwestern University and A.T. Still University medical schools.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

46 Answers
3 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Grain, Oats: Grains, oats, and flax are very high in fiber.
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Consult you doctor: This is a question that should be asked of your doctor as it will relate to the reason for the ct scan.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Carb Restriction: Type II diabetes can be prevented by carbohydrate restriction and regular exercise. These two measures alone have been shown to decrease progression t... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Diabetes Type I & II: There are two types of diabetes mellitus type i and type ii. These types are related to no production of Insulin and over production of Insulin respe... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Not Necessarily: Good control of blood sugar, blood pressure and weight significantly decrease risk of kidney failure in diabetes.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
The Buttox and Heels: The most common areas of pressure sores are on the buttox , however, they can occur on the heels. The pressure sores or (decubitus ulcers) occur wher... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Possibly: Yellowing discoloration of the toenails can be caused by a fungus, however, it can also occur due to thyroid disorders, B12 or B6 deficiency, aging, o... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Insulin Resistance: Insulin resistance is the most common cause of type II diabetes. Insulin resistance can be cause by obesity, certain medications, and chronic prolong... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Lens clouding: Senile is defined as "age related" or having to do with aging. A cataract is the clouding of the lens of the eye. Cataract comes from the latin term... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Appropriate diet: The key is understanding what causes weight gain. Just eating fat does not cause weight gain. Weight gain is the response to hormone stimulus. Ther... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: There are no advantages to obesity. Increased adipose cells (fat cells) produce at least 170 know inflammatory producing hormones. Obesity spurs pro... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
2-6 hours: It is active in the GI system for 2-6 hours.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
It depends: Cellulitis can be quite simple to treat with an oral antibiotic or may require extensive IV antibiotic therapy.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Sometimes: Dark urine can represent a number of issues including dehydration, infection or ingestion of a chemical that causes color change when excreted. If th... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Usually, adult onset diabetes is type II diabetes mellitus. This is caused by an overproduction of Insulin from the pancrease (pancrelipase) as a res... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
2nd form discovered: Type i diabetes was first discovered as an elevated blood sugar and then as a lack of Insulin production. Later it was found that patients in there a... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Immediately : Xenical works within 20-30 minutes of taking the medication.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Possible: Hair loss is a more rare side effect of vytorin (ezetimibe and simvastatin) use. This could be the cause, however, a complete evaluation by your doct... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Good Diet & Exercise: Diet and exercise are the keys to weight management programs. However, 95% of the program is selecting the correct diet. Low fat diets are only part... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: There is no specific interaction with alcohol, however, xenical and alcohol are absorbed and metabolized in the liver and could cause worsening of liv... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Orlistat: Orlistat is a lipase inhibitor. It decreases absorption of fatty acids in the gastrointestinal system.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: Xenical should be taken with or just before a meal. Prozac (fluoxetine) should usually be taken in the evening just before bed time. There is a sign... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Yes, xenical is really just a "fat binder." it binds cholesterol and triglyceride in the gut and blocks absorption of these molecules. Glutathione is... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Depakote should not be taken with food, as food decreases the absorption of the depakote. Xenical should be taken with a meal. There is a strong pos... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Hypoglycemia in anyone, including children, can suggest an underlying metabolic problem including Insulin resistance or other pancreatic problems. Hy... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Depending upon the location of the herniation, sleeping on one's back may bring relief or may make the pain worse. This decision should be made based... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Heart Disease/Stroke: Diabetes is actually a risk factor for atherosclerosis which leads to heart disease (blockage of the coronary arteries) and stroke (blockage of the ar... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: If your shoe is significantly soiled, was immersed in water or covered in a chemical that prevents breathability, i would recommend discarding the sho... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Only in severe cases: Small areas of infection can easily be treated as an outpatient or in the clinic. When fever, chills and systemic symptoms occur or the cellulitis co... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: Usually, sleeping on one's back will not worsen the disc herniation, however, it can exacerbate the pain depending upon the location of the hernation.
A member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Phlegm: This is something that should be evaluated by your doctor. It can be as minor as allergies or as severe as pneumonia. Your doctor can help you find t... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Diet: The best diet to boost testosterone is a low carbohydrate duet.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Pregnancy Test: Any change to blue may mean pregnancy. I would recommend you have a test completed by your doctor to verify the test.
A member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Rash after waxing: Your rash may be related to the trauma of the wax or a reaction to the wax. I would recommend having your doctor evaluate the rash to determine wheth... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Hydroxycut: No. Hydroxycut can interact with some of the contents of other multivitamins.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Shoulder pain: This can be a number of things from a strain of the rhomboid muscle to a pinched nerve. This is a problem that should be evaluated by your doctor if ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: One of the significant risk factors for mesothelioma is asbestos exposure.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: Genital herpies is a different disease than shingles, however, the structure of the virus is very similar and both are named in the "herpes virus" cla... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: Xenical will not affect ovulation.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: Xenical should not effect your ovulation or menstral hormones.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Drinking a milk low in fat (like skim milk) should not cause problems with the GI side effects while using xenical. The fat containing milks like 1%, ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
No: Bursitis will only occur in areas where there is a bursal sack like the knees, hips elbows or shoulders.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Yes it is possible to pick up a fungal infection from an unclean shower at the gym, however, is is probably more common to pick up athletes foot (tine... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
1000 or less: In most people, eating less than 1000 calories per day causes a starvation state.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Diet Change Needed: Pcos (polycystic ovarian syndrome) is influenced by Insulin resistance. Most pcos patients have high Insulin levels. A very large number of my pcos ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Friction: Friction that occurs with intercourse can cause increased sensitivity to the opening of the vagina. This may be related to poor production of lubrica... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Nally is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nally is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! i get bursitis flairs because i am home bound with fatigue and sit /lay down all the time. i learned exercises at PT and they help.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, MO
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

JOHN C LINCOLN NORTH MOUNTAIN HOSPITAL
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