Dr. Jesse Krakauer

Endocrinology
Southfield, MI
47 years experience male

Locations

Metro Detroit Diabetes and Endocrinology

Southfield, MI

Address

27207, Lahser Rd, Southfield, MI
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My office hours

Thursday: Closed
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About

Bio

B”sd Dr. Jesse Krakauer, MD FACP Dr. Krakauer sees patients at the Metro Detroit Endocrinology Center, Southfield MI, which provides for endocrine patients and accepts a broad range of insurances. He was recognized as an endocrine specialist by Hour Detroit Magazine's Top Docs (2015). Using software based on original research published in the medical literature, Dr Krakauer offers his patients Anthropometric and Densitometric Diagnostic™, reports, which provide a unique approach to diagnosis and treatment based on simple body measurements such as weight, height and waist circumference, in addition to advanced body composition data from DXA scan. Dr Krakauer has 24 years experience as a Clinical Endocrinologist with subspecialty expertise in bone and mineral metabolism and multidisciplinary bariatric programs. He graduated from California’s Stanford University School of Medicine. After an internship in general internal medicine at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he spent several years in Israel, practicing family medicine in the course of which he earned a Community Medicine Certificate from Tel Aviv University Medical School. He completed training in internal medicine at William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, Dr. Krakauer was a fellow for three years and then spent two years as senior staff physician at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI, pursuing subspecialty interests in Endocrinology & Metabolism, Bone & Mineral and Medical Informatics. In 1995 moved to the Division of Preventive and Nutritional Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, MI. He then practiced endocrinology at Middletown Medical where he enjoyed loyal and appreciative patients and physician colleagues. In 2014, Dr Krakauer returned to Michigan to be near a growing number of grandchildren.

Specialties
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Endocrinology

Licenses

United States: Michigan

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

142 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Need prolactin level: B"sd thats an interesting circumstance. Are you having regular menses - if you are much less likely to be a significant issue such as pituitary tumor... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
The opposite: B"sd that combination certainly needs to be looked into, imagine it already has. Fractures will not cause anemia, but a cause of pathological or oth... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
In a number of ways: B"sd not uncommon situation - pre-diabetes can only be defined in retrospect i.e. if you get diabetes! States of insulin resistance such as PCOS m... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Yes: B"sd some recollection yes - case reports from the literature: Treatment of giant hiatal hernia by laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass - 2015 2 cas... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
It fine: B"sd Absolutely, prolactin rises progressively throughout pregnancy into the many hundreds to prepare for successful lactation. In any case 34.5 is ju... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Spread it out: B"sd You will get maximum absorption with spreading the gel over as much skin surface as possible. You should not be able to feel any residue or eve... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
DANGER sign: B"sd Concussion will usualy result in headache, some mental changes. It would be very unusual to have a neurologic symptom that suggests injury to a ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
In some cases yes: B"sd The most prescribed are the bisphosphonates- the ones taken by mouth are only little absorbed and are do not lead to kidney problems. Several ar... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Absolutely not: B"sd Thats fascinating and a new one to me. Brings to mind possiblity of abnormal adrenaline release seen in an endocrine condition called pheochromoc... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Don't think so: B"sd in fact the opposite seems to be true: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends using progestin-only intrauterine or ba... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Find what is wrong: B"sd ibd - irritable bowel or inflammatory bowel disease ? My approach is to look at body indices. this just published yesterday: http://www.hindawi.... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
BMI 20 - 28: B"sd Ideal weight conventionaly assigned based on BMI. There is more too it depending on your body shape and body composition. Most important is you... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
No: B"sd No not a reason for facial swelling Quite low levels very low are common, significance is unclear. "Correct" level of vitamin D are quite arbi... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
No but need caution: B"sd Yes, it may be renal protective and probably reduces cardiovascular mortality - however in certain conditions (eg renal artery stenosis) angioten... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Don't know: B"sd if is vertigo - balance disturbance in the middle ear balance organ - you can have back and forth movements of your eyes - nystagmus - but this i... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
? further evaluation: B"sd It is distinctly unusual to have a lumbar fx at her age - ?was there severe trauma. In any case pain with lumbar fx should resolve in a few mont... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Yes, but maybe not: B"sd thats a good question. usually I don't do this - the quicker off the testosterone, the more likley to see response to clomid (clomiphene). My p... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Yes need to follow: B"sd both levels are normal, but should continue to monitor, also would check after meals and have a HgbA1c done. You might also want to review your w... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
None: B"sd levothyroxine (generic name) is identical to naturally occuring thyroid hormone in the circulation. replacement doses that maintain an optimal ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Matter of balance: B"sdI kidney function is impaired - most important is whether it is worsening or stable. High doses of diurects suggest being treated for serious he... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Maybe inactive: B"sd per label: Vials of Humatrope (human growth hormone) and Diluent for Humatrope (human growth hormone) are stable when refrigerated at 2° to 8°C (... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Yes, most likely: B"sd once gynecomastia occurs and especially if it is long standing, takes time to reverse even if the hormonal abnormalities are corrected. In any ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Chew your food: B"sd my wife had similar sx's. Endoscopy showed a superficial tear in the distal esophagus. If severe or doesn't resolve you may also need an endoscop... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Show pediatrician: B"sd very good for you to have noticed. This needs to be evaluated. Most common I believe would be a scrotal hernia, with varicocele maybe next. Te... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
There's a lot to it: B"sd an endocrinologist is always interested in sandostatin a long acting brand orf octreotide: is an octapeptide that mimics natural somatostatin pha... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Diabetic nephropathy: B"sd kidney failure is marked by elevation of creatinine. Microalbumin is a sensitive test for early kidney changes seen in diabetes and hypertension.... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Sooner than later: B"sd testosterone therapy suppresses gondadotropins - LH, FSH that stimulate function of the testes - long term use will result in testicles shrinking... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Need other measures: B"sd this is not directly computable, but much can be made of these measurements - just published this http://www.hindawi.com/journals/crim/2016/1526... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Yes - but very rare: B"sd do you mean small cell lung cancer? Elevated cortisol can be related to stress or to pituitary, adrenal or rarely, ectopic ACTH as in lung cancer... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
On occasion: B "sd Normetanephrine is the neurotransmitter of the sympathetic (fight and flight) nervous system. elevations are common with anxiety, fear, stress i... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Yes: B"sd absolutely, there are many possible causes - such as genetics, virus infection. Caffeine may aggrevate the heart, but to my knowledge is not a c... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
No: B"sd no its the smallest dose . dose is titrated based on lowering of the pulse (so does not get too low) also need extra care with asthma - may exace... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Of course not: B"sd Seems like a good set of meds. Agree, its probably not the glucose causing those symptoms. Need to consider what else it could be. Possibiliti... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Not just diabetes: B"sd By foot, assume you mean one and not both feet. This suggests something other than diabetic neuropathy, which you may have also, since it is usu... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Yes often individual: B"sd There is a gentic component - in a recent study from Scotland looking at 520,000 genetic snippets about 11% of the variance in body size and sha... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Can try 5 mg/gm: B"sd sounds like Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD). There is one prescription medicine that is approved for this in USA - although post marke... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
My opinion- yes: B"sd Not a fan of RAI therapy in general. Worsening of opthalmopathy is common with RAI rx – usually give steroids to help mitigate. My recommendati... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Yes: B"sd spironolactone was actually developed as a diuretic - it has a hormonal mechanism of action blocking the adrenal salt retaining hormone aldostero... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Nothing good: B"sd Most likely you would become hypothyroid, which often causes symptoms including fatigue, cognitive decline (especially for math) and signs rangin... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Need more: B"sdCheck since presumably TSH level (most sensitive blood test for thyroid status) should be very high. Depending on your situation an endocrinologis... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Reactive hypoglycemi: B"sd sounds like a colleague has ordered hypoglycemia evaluation. Clinical details needed for full interpretation, but the results given would be com... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Not the issue: B"sd I think the problem is not the level of drug in system but rather the issues that lead to need for the medication and possible complicating addic... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Has a name: B"sd Some individuals have a sensation of heart pounding and actually have a normal pulse (and blood pressure) .. This situation can be difficult to a... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Need more: B"sd TSH level (most sensitive blood test for thyroid status) has gone from normal to elevated. This means low thyroid hormone levels. The levothyro... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
A bit: B"sd ldh -?lactate dehydrogenase enzyme level- is a non-specific test that comes from liver and muscle - ? liver enzymes, ?hx heavy exercise and poss... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
On which test?: B"sd adderall Generic ingredients: Dextroamphetamine, Amphetamine. detection depends on test used: immunoassay (IA) screening test for the amphetamine... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Adjust thyroid and +: B"sd based on your TSH your thyroid status is a little low, so you should need some adjustment of your thyroid medication or make sure you are not mis... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Encouraging: B"sd AMH blood levels are thought to reflect the size of the remaining egg supply - or "ovarian reserve". Normal range in one US cohort for women 13-... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Pain not a symptom: B"sd you may, but pain in the throat is very very rare as a symptom of thryoid cancer. To relieve concern a thyroid ultrasound is the best test to de... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Read the label: B"sd as far as meds thiazide diuretics decrease urine and increase blood calcium. exforge hct (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and valsartan) (amlo... Read More
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Mar 6, 2016
very good Doctor , he has great expertise ,his answer are straight to the point and always there for you
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May 15, 2016
excellent doctor, very helpful and friendly
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This was very helpful. Thanks! My TSH 1/31 - 1.34/ take 125mcg daily. Lost 20 lbs. 5''8 /178lbs now. Last 3 lbs started feeling bad & hyper. Still determined to loose 15 more. I think my BMI is changi...Read More
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Thanks. I attended the A&E this afternoon and I was examined by a doctor. He evaluated my condition and told me I had a concussion. I will take paracetamol and rest and see my GP for further treatmen...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I do have a nodule, but it hasn't grown in a year, so the doctor isn't worried about it now. Antibody level is not high, so no Hashimoto's. Thanks for your input.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

stanford university School of Medicine
Graduated 1976MD

Awards

2015 Top Docs Endocrinology - Detroit Hour
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