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Dr. Rakhil Rubinova, D.O.

Endocrinology-Diabetes

Dr. Rakhil Rubinova D.O. is a top Endocrinology-Diabetes in Rego Park, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Rakhil Rubinova D.O. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Rakhil Rubinova D.O. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Rakhil Rubinova D.O. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Rego Park, NY, Dr. Rakhil Rubinova D.O. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Rakhil Rubinova, D.O.
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Is brown rice helpful in controlling diabetes?

Yes it can ... and most important is portion control and maintaining consistency in meals with carbohydrates

Do medicines lose their effectiveness if taken for a long period of time?

As disease progresses the need for additional medications may arise. It’s important to maintain consistency in diet and portions along with activity in daily routine to prevent READ MORE
As disease progresses the need for additional medications may arise. It’s important to maintain consistency in diet and portions along with activity in daily routine to prevent increases in glucose and prevent disease progression.

My husband feels very hungry with his diabetic medication. What should I do?

He may have what’s called paeudohypoglycemia. Very important to cut back on portions of foods and possible adjust medications as well. He may need a professional continuous glucose READ MORE
He may have what’s called paeudohypoglycemia. Very important to cut back on portions of foods and possible adjust medications as well. He may need a professional continuous glucose monitoring to be able to see his glucose trends and why he is hungry.

How should diabetes be treated in patients who have had it for a long time?

It’s very important to start checking blood glucoses, reduce portions of carbs, and be consistent with diet. Often, medications may need to be adjusted to meet her daily routine READ MORE
It’s very important to start checking blood glucoses, reduce portions of carbs, and be consistent with diet. Often, medications may need to be adjusted to meet her daily routine so she takes them appropriately. Exercise!!! Eat healthy!!!

How can I lose weight if I havediabetes?

It’s a great challenge yet many people have been very successful a pound at a time. In my practice consistency and carbohydrate reduction in addition to physical activity is a READ MORE
It’s a great challenge yet many people have been very successful a pound at a time. In my practice consistency and carbohydrate reduction in addition to physical activity is a way to start. I would make sure you don’t have any other hormonally mediated problems that contribute to obesity ex. Cortisol oversecretion.

I have Hashimoto's, I think symptoms have gone into remission while I'm pregnant. Will they return?

Most autoimmune diseases are dormant during pregnancy. Your thyroid issues may return postpartum. The window is usually about 6mon to a year.

How does PCOD cause sugar fluctuations?

The back nine to the disease is based on insulin resistance and leads to metabolic syndrome subsequently to glucose variability and type 2 diabetes

Can diabetes cause erectile dysfunction?

Yes, poor diet, lack of exercise and weight issues that coexist with diabetes and many chronic disease can lead to ED. Speak to your endocrinologist.

If I avoid medicines and concentrate on lifestyle, can I win over diabetes?

Yes diet and life style changes are an important part of overall diabetes management. Often they can help reduce the amount of meds necessary and sometimes delay the onset of diabetes. READ MORE
Yes diet and life style changes are an important part of overall diabetes management. Often they can help reduce the amount of meds necessary and sometimes delay the onset of diabetes.

Can one be diagnosed with both type 2 and type 1 diabetes?

Usually patients with type 1 diabetes cannot have type 2 diabetes but may have some clinical features of insulin resistance which are common in type 2 diabetes. Type 2 patients READ MORE
Usually patients with type 1 diabetes cannot have type 2 diabetes but may have some clinical features of insulin resistance which are common in type 2 diabetes. Type 2 patients with disease progression can be only on insulin, they do not develop type 1 but have clinical features of it.

How can we fight diabetes naturally?

Reduce carbohydrate intake and increase physical activity. This may improve his A1c by 1 -2 point at least.

Does insulin cause weight gain?

Yes it is appropriate to gain weight but watching and keeping dietary intake consistent is helpful as well. Once you start absorbing the glucose you were dumping in the urine in READ MORE
Yes it is appropriate to gain weight but watching and keeping dietary intake consistent is helpful as well. Once you start absorbing the glucose you were dumping in the urine in the past that’s your healthy response to insulin.

What should be the ideal HbA1C for a diabetic patient?

It’s dependent on your age and other medical issues. The data though is very consistent that the lower the a1c the longer you will be able to prevent diabetes complications. The READ MORE
It’s dependent on your age and other medical issues. The data though is very consistent that the lower the a1c the longer you will be able to prevent diabetes complications. The trick is to work with your doctor and address your daily routines and medications to assist you in improving your control.

When does medication start for diabetes?

It is a discussion that needs to happen between you and your doctor. If you are someone who is at high risk for type 2 diabetes and diabetes related complications depending on READ MORE
It is a discussion that needs to happen between you and your doctor. If you are someone who is at high risk for type 2 diabetes and diabetes related complications depending on your family history or life style .. medical therapy should be initiated as a means of prevention. Metfomin is the best drug of choice. Of course the main stay is always the diet and life style changes. Data is clear that with 5-7% of weight loss one can prevent progression of Pre diabetes to diabetes without medical therapy.

Can type 2 diabetes ever be reversed?

Yes lifestyle modification can improve control but what really makes a difference is sustained weight loss and healthy eating habits.

When are insulin injections recommended for patients?

Based on recommended guidelines patients should start insulin if a1c above 9. If make diet changes - stop soda, juices, processed carbohydrates, breads, pasta, grains and starchy READ MORE
Based on recommended guidelines patients should start insulin if a1c above 9. If make diet changes - stop soda, juices, processed carbohydrates, breads, pasta, grains and starchy fruits and vegetables ... can improve diabetes and most likely can come off insulin. The ball in your corner... need to make a change to improve!

Can lack of sleep cause diabetes?

It is known that shift work and lack of sleep may lead to weight gain, obesity, and insulin resistance — hence, diabetes. Diet, lifestyle changes, and exercise can improve the READ MORE
It is known that shift work and lack of sleep may lead to weight gain, obesity, and insulin resistance — hence, diabetes. Diet, lifestyle changes, and exercise can improve the condition.

My HbA1C reports have reduced from 7 to 4.2. Does it mean I'm no longer at risk for diabetes?

You have done a tremendous work by improving your sugar trends and insulin resistance. Now the important part is to maintain it to continue with normoglycemia. Rebound weight READ MORE
You have done a tremendous work by improving your sugar trends and insulin resistance. Now the important part is to maintain it to continue with normoglycemia. Rebound weight gain will predispose you to the same diabetes risk.

Can I keep my child from developing Type 1 diabetes?

You cannot really prevent type 1 diabetes. You can prevent type 2 -- reduce sugars in kid's diet and increase physical activity.