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Dr. David Sneid

Endocrinology
Kansas City, MO
43 years experience male

Locations

Office

Kansas City, MO

Address

6675 Holmes, Suite 325, Kansas City, MO
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My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri

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David S. Sneid, MD, FACE

Kansas City, MO

About

Bio

Stanford University Dean's List graduate in Biology Medical school at Washington University School of Medicine Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at UCLA Medical Center Fellowship in Endocrinology Metabolism at Washington University School of Medicine Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine Private practice in Diabetes, Endocrinology Metabolism

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Endocrinology

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
An asteroid: Is a small planet. It may also be the name of an anabolic or supplement or some other garbage -- if so, it's a waste of money and potentially dangerou... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Liposuction: Otherwise you need to burn off 3500 calories that you don't take in to lose one pound, and you can't direct where it going to be lost. Do you really t... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
It all depends: Upon the number of calories burned up that you don't eat. It's 3500 calories to the pound. Any exercise can be effective, except your body will choose... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
There is no: "ideal". Normal would generally be 18.5–24.9 and yours is 20.4, so it is totally appropriate for now. However, bmi's are not as reliable in your age g... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
I would have no: Way to tell you since i can't feel what you feel or examine you. Check w/your physician if you're concerned.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
All women have: Small cysts in their ovaries -- that is not what pcos is. It is a metabolic disorder of Insulin resistance. Metformin is the most common therapy for a... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Doesn't sound: Like you're pregnant, but can't tell you what's wrong, if anything. You need to continue followup w/your physician.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
They certainly: Can in some people. In addition, the medications for such conditions can also affect erectile function in some people. Penis' like to be attached to h... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Sounds like: You need some instruction and counseling about stress and relaxation. Get some hobbies, do some exercise, take deep breaths, yoga, meditation. They al... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Don't understand: What you mean by a "support person". By the way, there is no know advantage to "bio-identical" hormones, except they are highly overpriced.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
There are: No foods, supplements or magic that will delay your ejaculation. Relax and learn how to stop obsessing about your speed of ejaculation. Enjoy the expe... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
It depends: Upon the number of calories burned up that you don't eat, not the type of exercise. It's 3500 calories to the pound. Any exercise can be effective, ex... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
It is one: Of many ways. Talk w/your doctor about what is best for you.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Same as: Anyone else; for each 3500 calories you eat that you don't burn off you will gain a pound, best to combine healthy eating with daily exercise to gain ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
If you're: Getting adequate nutrition, no additional vitamins are needed. If you want to take some anyway, get the cheapest generic multivitamin you can find. Do... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
If you're: Still having normal menses, it's very possible that you could become pregnant again, particularly if you have unprotected genital sex with a fertile m... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Since I: Can't see it and don't know what it is, i suggest you mention it to your doctor at your next visit.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Probably: Not pregnant, but try another a week after your missed period, when it's more accurate.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Yes: But an underactive thyroid is easy to treat with the proper amount of brand name T4 replacement. An eating disorder is much harder to treat. Talk w/yo... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
In the refrigerator: For long term storage, but once they are opened and in use, they can be at room temperature for the month. Keep them out of direct sunlight and high h... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Hyperthyroidism: Can alter the metabolism of the ocg, but otherwise the pills are a much higher dose of hormones that you body can possibly produce and they dominate.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Diet, exercise: And self control. If you're on the right dose of synthroid (thyroxine) and your thyroid level is normal, you're just like anyone else. If you eat less... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Every woman: Has ovarian cysts, and usually they're of no significance. Smoking decreases male fertility and alcohol does the same for women. Both of you need an e... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Kids often: Do much better with their disease than parents expect, or than parents would do with the same disease. You and the diabetes care team can help teach h... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
No: Usually not significant and it might just be air temperature/humidity, but could also be due to infection, hormonal deficiencies or excesses, or even ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Variable: You need to see your doctor for a full work-up. It may not be hormones, but other factors.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
There is no: Need to repeatedly scrub your scrotum that hard. It has nothing to do with a vasectomy.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
You're: Probably overweight and very Insulin resistant or have diabetes in poor control. I don't know what "sky high" means since doctors deal with numbers. A... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Yes, but why?: Supplements don't help people lose weight! that's through diet and exercise. Supplements are a waste of money, particularly for a 13 year old where th... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Because: Your liver pumps out glucose during the night to sustain you while you're not eating. This is blocked partially by metformin, which keeps your sugar f... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Eat less : And do any kind of exercise you can to burn up 3500 calories to the pound. Walking is excellent exercise and doesn't require special equipment, but ma... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
All ovaries: Have cysts from prior eggs that have been ovulated. This is not the same as pcos which is often a clinical diagnosis, not based upon ultrasound.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
No, : Not unless you're doing something wrong. Remember, it's not mma, or at least it's not supposed to be.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
There is NO: Fast weight loss, as it takes burning off 3500 calories that you don't take in to lose a pound. Any program of proper nutrition, caloric restriction, ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Have good: Parents/genetics, eat right, exercise and stay healthy. Avoid certain medications, which you have no control over. It's difficult to become iodine def... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Yes: But no matter what you eat, you should be taking an appropriate dose of brand name T4 replacement to keep your thyroid levels normal. Check w/your doc... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Many, but not all: Women with pcos have fertility problems; in fact, that is one of the diagnostic criteria. Some women with pos can conceive, but it is a minority. Weig... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
There are people: Who think they have somatic symptoms after ingesting aspartame, but it has never been demonstrated in valid scientific experiments. Don't believe ever... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Don't know: But the world health organization released findings from three randomized trials that showed male circumcision prevents 60% of new HIV infections in ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Most common: Cause is anxiety and hyperventilation. Also causes tingling in the fingers.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
No: Sorry, at your age the only way to significantly increase breast size is through surgery.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
10000/week is: a higher dose, but approx. 2000 u of D3/day is usually the best dose. Follow levels after 3 mos or replacement and check w/your physician. Usually no ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
They all contain: calories and can all be converted to sugar or fat. They should be combined in appropriate proportions with restricted total calories in an appropriate... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Discuss with: Your doctor and the other members of your diabetes care team. Your diet, exercise, life-style, medication and other comorbid conditions all need to be... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
It's not the: Cutting in half that's a problem, as even if the cut is uneven it won't matter since the half-life of T4 is 7 days and the doses will overlap. The pro... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Of course: While it's probably nothing, why would you take the risk of unprotected sex with a prostitute unless you're trying to get hiv?
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
NO: No one has adrenal fatigue! it's an internet scan with absolutely no scientific evidence to back it up. Don't get your medical information from friend... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
There is: No way one person can accurately tell another person how much something will hurt. Discuss w/your doctor.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
No: Ed can result from generalized vascular disease, but not just limited to prostatic enlargement.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
There is no way: Someone on the internet can diagnose you -- particularly if your doctor is having problems even with being able to examine you and do tests as needed.... Read More
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Mar 30, 2014
Dr. Sneid's presence is so important on HealthTap, as there are many endocrine related disorders discussed. He's an expert providing relevant, and timely answers to an audience (patients), who needs h...Read More
Sep 16, 2014
Dr. David Sneid is an excellent Endocrinologist and Clinician. His responses are detailed and brimming with medical knowledge across multiple specialties. Dr. Sneid is also kind and caring. I am happy...Read More
Jul 20, 2014
Dr Sneid has consistently shown thoughtful and useful advise to patients in his interactions. He is an expert in his field. I highly recommend him for your health care needs !
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you for this response. I also wondered if it was normal as a non diabetic to have normal fasting #'s, but then 30 min after a meal, drop to 70s, only to rise bac...Read More
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! So why have'nt my cycle came. My cycle is always ontime or a lil early. My cycle isnt present unless im pregnant but thanks for your advice.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Many many thanks sir.what is the worst condition of neuropathy.can it lead me to death?.I am 50 I have to reach up to 70. Can it be possible

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Washington University School of Medicine, MO
Graduated 1971MD

Residency

UCLA Medical Center

Awards

Fellow, American College of Endocrinology
Top Doctor, Second Place, Missouri - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Kansas City, MO - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
American Diabetes Association, Professional Section

Publications

Radioreceptor-inactive hGH is associated with stimulated secretion in normal subjects
Radioreceptor-inactive growth hormone is associated with stimulated secretion in normal subjects
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