Doctor Q&A for Dr. Philip Kern

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Be careful: I don't know what "phenomenon diet pills" are. There are over the counter diet aids, which are not very effective, and there are prescription pills w ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Diet & T1D: This looks like the "macrobiotic" diet. Whole grains and veggies generally constitute good nutrition. It is carb heavy and you may need more insulin ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Beware vitamins: "Thyroid Energy" is loaded with iodine and tyrosine. It is intended to stimulate your thyroid. If you are hyperthyroid, the last thing you need is m ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Type 1 diabetes : Is your wife exposed to COVID19? How good is her hospital at PPE? If she is not directly exposed and she takes all precautions, the risk to her is lo ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Sore throat: You have done a good job generally, with the possible exception of the hair salon. Sore throat is not a typical initial symptom of COVID19. Fever, co ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
COVID-19 cooking: Yes, cooking your food to normal cooking temperatures will kill the virus.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Cough: This is probably coming from the trauma/irritation to your trachea from the intubation. COVID-19 should give you a fever, and SOB. If from the intu ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
COVID19 : Young people often get mild symptoms, but can infect others. Please self-isolate and try to get tested.
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A member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Prediabetes: It sounds like a great breakfast for anyone, including someone with prediabetes. Pay attention to overall calories and try to lose a few pounds.
A member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Symptoms of COVID-19: The most common features of COVID-19 are fever, cough and shortness of breath. The fever is usually not slight. Any cough (it is usually a deep che ... Read More
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