Entries by Diabetes + Endocrinology Associates

FYI: Thyroid medication recall

Please be advised that numerous lots of natural thyroid formulations (including Armour, NP thyroid, and Westhroid) have been recalled for subpotency. If you’re on one of these medications, check with your endocrinologist ASAP. https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/rlc-labs-inc-issues-voluntary-nationwide-recall-all-lots-nature-throidr-and-wp-thyroidr-current?fbclid=IwAR1ZWQ_Y0FLajEgoS1MnPFYik_UOvaAlf-_NAfYLB5TJDthGN_7EOdmRQkc

The Sunshine Vitamin

By Meghana Kumar, MD Vitamin D has been a buzzword of sorts lately during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s a vitamin that acts more like a hormone and has been implicated in all sorts of processes in the human body. Read on to find out why you should make sure to maintain normal levels of vitamin […]

Understanding which thyroid hormone formulation is the right one for you

Meghana Kumar, MD Thyroid hormone replacement is the mainstay of treatment for hypothyroidism, whether the hypothyroidism is caused by radiation, surgery, or Hashimoto’s disease (autoimmune destruction of the thyroid gland). The goal is to replace the body’s production of thyroid hormone in the most physiologic way possible. However, a quick internet search will reveal an […]

COVID-19 Updates

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and recommendations for physical distancing by the CDC, we have created the option for virtual or electronic appointments for our patients. This may particularly be of interest for patients who are at high risk for contraction of the virus (people who are over the age of 60, have diabetes, […]