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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Piers Blackett
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
Borderline: The blood sugar levels are in the impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) or borderline range. Since the situation can progress to diabetes further testing b ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Piers Blackett
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
Age 18: Growth stops during adolescence when hormones normally cause fusion of the bone's growing centers. Growth after age 18 is rare or minimal in some case ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Piers Blackett
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
High risk disease: There is an increased risk of severe events including collapse and death. An important life-sustaining function of the medications is to hold up the b ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Blackett is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Blackett is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks! Maybe coincidence, growth spurt and collapsed lung same time
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! But can you tell me why free T3 is less meaningful ? Many thanks!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Need to study the grams of sugar in apples, etc.
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