Dr. James Chu

Endocrinology
Monterey, CA
24 years experience male

Locations

Office

Monterey, CA

Address

Monterey Endocrine & Diabetes Institute, 2 Upper Ragsdale Drive, B-200, Monterey, CA
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Blue Cross of California

Cigna

Health Net

About

Bio

Current positions include: director of the Monterey Endocrine Diabetes Institute, the medical director of the Diabetes Nutrition Therapy Program at Community Hospital of Monterey Peninsula, as well as affiliated Assistant Clinical Professor at University of California, San Francisco. I am a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology, and have published peer-reviewed articles in such journals as JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, Diabetes Care, Diabetes, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, and others.

Specialties
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Endocrinology

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English, Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

152 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
24 years experience Endocrinology
Hypogonadism : Your doctor should test to find out why testosterone is low --- is the pituitary gland or the testes not working? If the pituitary ('master gland') in ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
24 years experience Endocrinology
Each patient unique: Long-term metformin use can cause vitamin B12 deficiency, which leads to anemia and nerve symptoms in hands/feet. Some patients also develop GI sympto ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
24 years experience Endocrinology
Changes in hormones: Several studies show that the pre-menstrual interval (3-7 days before period) may be associated with higher blood sugar levels in insulin-requiring wo ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Chu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Chu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I think I may be diabetic from these symptoms should I be tested as last time I wasn't but these symptoms I am experiencing! Thanks for that
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I already was aware of this but I've got two lumps under my nipples which I was told was estrogen and they say its not enough to operate on
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Thank you Dr. Chu. I appreciate your advice. I wish I was forewarned by my dr. about how long the process will take.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Stanford University School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1996MD
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