Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jesse Krakauer

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Maybe diabetes: B"sd first ? is why are you taking beta blockers. Polyuria is rarely seen only 0.1773% of patients report it. However, one possibility is unmasking o... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Blood level - a week: B"sd marketed gels continue pure testosterone hormone. The steady state in the blood is reached, I believe about a week after starting daily applicat... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Sounds adrenal: B"sd this is challenging - does sound like adrenal insufficiency - probably due to hypothalamic / pitiutary dsyfunction. The options are extensive wo... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Probably: B"sd In general glyburide and other sulfonamides are well documented to increase risk of MI about 20% - there are safer options. Invokana is a SGLTP... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Slowly- supervised: B"sd do not be in a rush as there is described a specific clonidine withdrawal syndrome. Clonidine is an adrenaline agonist that in the brain SUPPRES... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Depends on condition: B"sd presumably you are taking this for gyn problem. "Its freedom from hormonal effects like those related to corticoid, androgenic, estrogenic, anabo... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Try to keep victoza (liraglutide): B"sd Metformin is a must. Head to head trials show that basal (long acting) insulin and Victoza (liraglutide) work equally well in lower A1c. Major... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Agree - #1: B"sd sleep apnea a prime consideration. If not that, then peri-menopausal hormonal disturbance would be my second thought. Additional hormonal conside... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Resoundingly yes: B"sd very commonly, in fact the most common cause of hypoglycemia is "reactive" or post eating hypoglycemia and is a classice occurence in patients wi... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
Endocrinology 47 years experience
Thyroid check first: B"sd presume you mean you had hyperthyroidism and where treated with radioactive iodine (RAI) and are now on replacement thyroid hormone? If so it is ... Read More
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