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Welcome Dr. Kajal Shah

Posted on November 23, 2022

Texas Diabetes and Endocrinology is thrilled to welcome Dr. Kajal Shah to our team of experts in endocrinology. Dr. Shah’s major areas of interests are thyroid and adrenal gland pathology.  Born and raised in India, she went to Medical College, Baroda and then moved to the United States for her residency. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at […]

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National Diabetes Month

Type 2 Diabetes Risk by Age

Posted on November 8, 2022

An estimated 1 in 10 Americans have diabetes and the vast majority (90-95%) have type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes occurs when your body doesn’t respond normally to insulin. Over time, insulin resistance causes your body to require even more insulin, resulting in high blood sugar.  While adults over 45 are at a greater risk for type 2 diabetes, […]

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Is there a connection between your thyroid and high cholesterol?

Posted on October 16, 2022

Cholesterol is a substance that your body needs to build cells and produce hormones and vitamin D. You’ve probably heard about the importance of monitoring your cholesterol levels, but did you know that there can be a connection between your thyroid and high cholesterol? In some cases, treating an underactive thyroid could resolve cholesterol problems. What […]

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Introducing Dr. Ishita Prakash Patel

Posted on October 12, 2022

Texas Diabetes and Endocrinology is excited to welcome Dr. Ishita Prakash Patel to our team of experts in endocrinology. Dr. Patel specializes in the treatment of diabetes (type 1 and 2) and metabolic thyroid diseases. She also enjoys treating cases of most other general endocrinopathies, such as osteoporosis, hyperparathyroidism, PCOS, pituitary and adrenal pathology. Dr. Patel is […]

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