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Addison’s Disease

At Park Avenue Endocrinology & Nutrition, we have extensive experience treating various adrenal gland issues, including Addison’s Disease, also known as adrenal insufficiency. Addison’s disease is a rare hormonal disorder that affects 1 in 100,000 people, affecting all age groups and both sexes equally. The disease is characterized by weight loss, muscle weakness, fatigue, low […]

Diagnosing and Treating Diabetes

The term type 2 diabetes is bandied about in many news stories these days, as it is associated with a person being obese and more and more Americans are exactly that. But not everyone understands just what diabetes entails, whether it is the more traditional type 1 diabetes, or the rapidly growing type 2 version. […]

Sudomotor Scans

Neuropathy is defined as disease or dysfunction of one or more peripheral nerves, typically causing numbness or weakness. At Park Avenue Endocrinology we have many patients with chronic autoimmune and endocrine conditions, and 70 to 80 percent of those patients develop neuropathy. It’s our goal to diagnose the onset of peripheral neuropathy before it can […]

Losing Weight After Pregnancy

  There are many issues to navigate in the first weeks and months after your baby is born such as: healing from delivery, bonding with your baby, establishing feeding routines  (breastfeeding or formula feeding), managing visits from family and friends, and, for many women, securing childcare and returning to work. It is not surprising that […]

Why Egg White Omelets are Dumb Nutrition

Many people believe that false news swayed the results of the recent presidential election. That would be a crime. But just as big a crime is how eggs were treated as Public Enemy #1 for a long time by supposed “nutritionists.” Because managing weight problems that lead to Type 2 Diabetes is a big part […]

Problems with the Pituitary Gland

At Park Avenue Endocrinology & Nutrition, problems with the pituitary gland are one of our specialties. Patients with pituitary tumors and other issues often need replacement of hormones and consistent monitoring of their levels. Such attention and successful regulation can allow the patient to lead a normal, healthy life. What is the pituitary gland? For […]

What’s the Deal with Osteoporosis?

If you’re over age 50, you should know about osteoporosis, particularly if you’re a woman. This bone disease occurs when the body loses too much bone, makes too little bone, or both. As a result, bones become weak and may break from a fall or, in serious cases, from something as innocent as a sneeze. […]

Testing Your Bone Density

Our bones. Is there a part of our bodies that we collectively take for granted more? We expect our skeleton to support us through thick and thin, until it doesn’t. That’s when your bone density starts decreasing as osteoporosis sets in. At Park Avenue Endocrinology and Nutrition we have extensive experience treating osteoporosis. One tool […]