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Dr. Shaw has announced her departure from TD&E effective 9/4/20

Posted on July 31, 2020

Dear Patients: It is with mixed emotions that I am announcing my departure from Texas Diabetes & Endocrinology, P.A. on September 4th, 2020. It has been a great pleasure helping you with your health care needs over the years. I want to personally thank you for trusting me and allowing me to participate in your […]

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New Private Pay Policy

Posted on July 30, 2020

To Our Patients:  We have implemented a policy requiring a credit card on file for all Self-Pay (Private Pay) patients. Effective July 15, 2020, we now kindly require a credit card to be on file with our office so that your payment can be automatically drafted the day of or after your appointment. If you […]

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Update on Diabetes & Covid-19 studies show the impact of diabetes control on COVID-19 outcomes

Posted on July 9, 2020

Coronavirus and Diabetes: Are We Really More at Risk? Dr. Edelman addresses concerns about coronavirus and diabetes at TCOYD.org.

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CardioVisual

Posted on June 12, 2020

 New! Go to CardioVisual to see educational videos about diabetes from some of your physicians at TD&E.

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Update on Diabetes and Covid-19 Studies show the impact of diabetes control on Covid 19 outcomes

Posted on May 28, 2020

Two studies, one from China and one from England, offer similar messages to people with diabetes. The first study, from Hubei Province, China, evaluated nearly 1000 patients with Covid 19 and pre-existing diabetes (published in Cell Metabolism). The patients who were better controlled upon entry to the hospital (average A1c 7.3%) had a significantly higher […]

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COVID-19

Posted on March 11, 2020

For up to date information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), including travel recommendations, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html

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Austin TypeOneNation Summit

Posted on February 25, 2020

Dr. Tira Chaicha-Brom, MD ECNU, of Texas Diabetes and Endocrinology, has joined a panel of experts who will be discussing Type 1 diabetes (T1D) and pregnancy at the upcoming Austin TypeOneNation Summit on Sunday, March 1, 2020.   This educational conference is a great opportunity for those living with T1D, parents, caregivers, siblings and anyone interested […]

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Diabetes

Posted on November 13, 2019

When a diagnosis of Diabetes is given it can be scary and overwhelming for most people. At Texas Diabetes and Endocrinology we are here to help you navigate a path to achieving a healthier life. We will work alongside you and your family members to gain a better understanding of both the disease as well […]

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POLYCYSTIC OVARIAN SYNDROME

Posted on October 8, 2019

Do you have irregular periods? There are several reasons for missing periods, but one of the most common reasons is PCOS, polycystic ovarian syndrome.   Symptoms of PCOS include: Missing periods (usually having less than 9 periods per year) Excess testosterone on blood work or on exam (excess hair growth, acne) Ovarian cysts PCOS is a diagnosis of […]

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Obesity

Posted on September 9, 2019

Obesity (defined as a body mass index (BMI) >30kg/m2) is a chronic disease that is increasing in prevalence in adults, adolescents, and children and is now considered to be a global epidemic. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) in 2016 showed the prevalence of obesity in the United States to be 39.6% (37.9% in […]

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