Dr. Alvin Fried

Diabetology
Avenel, NJ
63 years experience

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In private practice of internal medicine for 37 years with a sub-specialty in diabetes. Was associate medical director of a diabetes treatment center for five years. Has published articles on several subjects, including diabetes. Latest accomplishment is an instructional DVD on the basics of diabetes entitled "Diabetes Sweet 'n Simple". The DVD explains diabetes in simple every-day terms with illustrations that anyone can understand. The details are available on the website www.diabetesempowerment.com.

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Diabetology

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English

Doctor Q&A

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175 Agrees
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Fried
63 years experience Diabetology
Probably not: The sugar ingestion by itself should have no effect. However if whatever you are having the sugar in also has a lot of salt, it might raise the blood ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Fried
63 years experience Diabetology
Actos (pioglitazone): The trade name is actos (pioglitazone). It belongs to a group of medications known as thiozoladinediones. It can be used as a single oral treatrment ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Fried
63 years experience Diabetology
Low blood sugar: Hypoglycemia is a scientific term for low blood sugar. Anyone can get it. It is the result of your sugar metabolism mechanism being oversensitive to ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Fried is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fried is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I could not get a straight answer on this question from my family doc. Thanks! Now I just need to get down to business with diet and exercise
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank u very much for being there when needed and helping me to understand my illness!
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Wow,I am very grateful for this tip. It was very helpful to me. I will take that into consideration.

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Medical/Graduate school

Yale University School of Medicine, CT
Graduated 1957MD
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