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Low testosterone (hypogonadism) in men

Posted on June 5, 2019

What is testosterone? Testosterone is the most important androgen (male hormone) that men make. It helps regulate muscle mass and strength, it can effect sex drive and sexual function, and it helps maintain bone strength. What is “low T”? Low testosterone is when the body does not produce sufficient testosterone. With age, it is normal […]

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What you need to know about Osteoporosis

Posted on May 29, 2019

Osteoporosis is a growing public health concern. It is characterized by low bone mass and decreased bone strength which results in an increased risk for fracture. This disease can affect both men and women. Current estimates are that 5.1% of men and 24.5% of women age 65 years and older have osteoporosis of the hip […]

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Hashimoto’s…What the heck is that?

Posted on April 5, 2019

Looking online about a medical diagnosis can be overwhelming. A quick Google search about your thyroid condition might lead you down a rabbit hole where things get pretty grim, pretty fast. So what is this mystery diagnosis of Hashimoto’s? Simply put, it’s the name of the condition where your immune system turns against you and […]

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Valerie Espinosa, MD Achieves Certification by the American Board of Obesity Medicine

Posted on May 1, 2018

Congratulations to Texas Diabetes & Endocrinology physician partner Valerie Espinosa, MD for achieving certification by the American Board of Obesity Medicine. The American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) serves the public and the field of obesity medicine by maintaining standards for assessment and credentialing physicians.Certification as an ABOM Diplomate signifies specialized knowledge in the practice […]

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Texas Diabetes & Endocrinology Physicians Appointed to Texas AACE Program Committee

Posted on April 10, 2018

Lindsay Harrison, MD and Keren Ozer, MD have been appointed to the Program Committee for the 2018 Texas Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists Annual Meeting and The Texas Endocrine Surgical Symposium.

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The History of Metformin

Posted on September 18, 2017

Metformin is one of the most commonly used medications in endocrinology. It is the preferred first-line oral blood glucose-lowering medicine to manage type 2 diabetes. It is also used in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome. Sometimes it is used, along with other medications, to treat infertility. The journal Diabetologia dedicated a special issue this […]

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New Medication Option for Osteoporosis Treatment

Posted on July 17, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tymlos (abaloparatide) injection for the treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture. High risk for fracture is defined as history of osteoporotic fracture, multiple risk factors for fracture, or patients who have failed or are intolerant to other available osteoporosis therapy. In postmenopausal women with […]

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New technology is “game changer” for patients with Type 1 diabetes

Posted on June 9, 2017

See the segment on Fox 7 News featuring Texas Diabetes & Endocrinology founder Thomas Blevins, MD for more information on this exciting new technology! http://www.fox7austin.com/good-day/257839964-story    

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One of world’s most prestigious endocrinology conferences comes to Austin!

Posted on May 19, 2017

Texas Diabetes & Endocrinology was excited about one the world’s largest endocrinology conferences being in Austin this year. The Annual Scientific & Clinical Congress of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists was held in Downtown Austin between May 3rd and 7th. This is a world-renowned meeting which highlights the latest technological and medical advances in […]

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Texas Diabetes & Endocrinology is awarded AlUM Ultrasound Practice Accreditation

Posted on March 17, 2017

The Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine is pleased to announce that Texas Diabetes & Endocrinology has been awarded practice accreditation in the area of thyroid ultrasound. Texas Diabetes & Endocrinology achieved this recognition by meeting rigorous voluntary guidelines set by the diagnostic ultrasound profession. All facets of the […]

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