Doctor Q&A for Dr. Jesse Krakauer

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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