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Dr. Joseph Tibaldi

Endocrinology
Fresh Meadows, NY
43 years experience male

Locations

Office

Fresh Meadows, NY

Address

5945 161st St # 2, Fresh Meadows, NY
Directions

Insurances accepted

BlueCross BlueShield

UnitedHealthcare

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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Endocrinology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

9 Answers
0 Agrees
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Tibaldi
Endocrinology 43 years experience
No: Paramedics check people's blood sugar when they an altered state of consciousness to ensure low blood sugar is not the cause. All one can say is at th... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Tibaldi
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Low sugars,weight : Insulin has been a life saving medicine for almost 100 years. People with type 1 as well as long-standing type 2 require it to replace the body's miss... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Tibaldi
Endocrinology 43 years experience
It is not metformin: Metformin is the most commonly approved medication for treating diabetes. It is the number medication recommended by professional societies inpart bec... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Tibaldi
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Treat Diabetes: Diabetes is a condition where Insulin does not work well and there is insufficient insulin. Metformin works to overcome some of the Insulin resistance... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Tibaldi
Endocrinology 43 years experience
You will improve: Criteria have been established when to operate on an overactive parathyroid. It is recommended for all under age 50 as well as older people with bone ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Tibaldi
Endocrinology 43 years experience
No different: If the person with diabetes has no intercurrent medical problems such as heart disease the only increased risk is infection if the blood sugar control... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Tibaldi
Endocrinology 43 years experience
No: The generic name for Actos is pioglitazone. The medication recently went generic. When any medication goes generic a prescription is still required.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Tibaldi
Endocrinology 43 years experience
At risk for diabetes: With the diabetes epidemic up to 25% of the population has prediabetes and this is a is a precursor to developing diabetes. These are individuals who... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Tibaldi
Endocrinology 43 years experience
No: The kidneys are responsible for the breakdown of Insulin whether it is secreted normally by the pancreas or taking by injection in a person with diabe... Read More

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tibaldi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tibaldi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Hubby -T2 Diabetes, all above behaviors; was going for work-up w/his Dr. Instead you saved us $, doesn't get hell from Dr. AND I was right!
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IIt's been 1 year I take 2000mg of Glucophage daily. My menstruation cycle became normal I didnt know why till now. Thank you
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Graduated 1979MD

Residency

Mount Sinai Hospital

Residency

Nassau University Medical Center
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