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Dr. Uzma Shafqat

Endocrinology
22 years experience female

Locations

Office

Insurances accepted

Aetna

About

Specialties
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Endocrinology

Licenses

United States: New Jersey

Languages spoken

Hindi, Pashto, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

6 Answers
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Uzma Shafqat
Endocrinology 22 years experience
No: Although DHEA rises slightly in pregnancy , there is no clear relationship and This doesn't mean that you are pregnant
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Uzma Shafqat
Endocrinology 22 years experience
All are significant: High Fasting is the reason that your HBAic is high. This signifies that your overnight sugar metabolism is problem , this could be due to Liver fat
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Uzma Shafqat
Endocrinology 22 years experience
Need blood work: You should get his thyroid checked as well as his adrenal hormones , excess of both can lead due to increased sweating
A female asked:
Dr. Uzma Shafqat
Endocrinology 22 years experience
No: They have different duration although they work the same way
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Uzma Shafqat
Endocrinology 22 years experience
Depends on dose: usually it takes 6 weeks but will be longer if you were on higher dose
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Uzma Shafqat
Endocrinology 22 years experience
Yes: This medicine can cause weight gain due to increased appetite. It also increase cholestrol. This results in metabolic syndrome including high blood su... Read More

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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) I was worried about that. thx for the info. will still keep trying.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Peshawar, Khyber Medical College, Pakistan
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

OVERLOOK HOSPITAL

Awards

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Affiliations

AACE, Endocrine Society
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