Dr. Tamer Yacoub

Endocrinology
MA
34 years experience male

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Endocrinology

Languages spoken

English

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tamer Yacoub
34 years experience Endocrinology
Calcitriol: calcitriol is the active form of vitamin D used for treatment of hypocalcemia ( low calcium) associated with Hypoparathyroidism. Paraclcitriol is use ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tamer Yacoub
34 years experience Endocrinology
Few step process: the precursor of vitamin D is present under the skin once exposed to the sun is converted to 25 hydroxyl vitamin D that is subsequently converted by t ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tamer Yacoub
34 years experience Endocrinology
They are different: Calcitonin is a hormone that helps regulate calcium, it is also used for treatment of Osteoporosis by decreasing bone resorption ( bone thinning). Ca ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Yacoub is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Yacoub is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Yes! Thank you so much. I was confused, but understand now.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you. Very interesting, and good information.
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did cortisol blood work MRI on brain . Good tests? Don't know results

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ain shams univ
Graduated 1987MD
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