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Dr. Jahangir Cyrus

Endocrinology-Diabetes

Dr. Jahangir Cyrus is a top Endocrinology-Diabetes in Louisville, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Jahangir Cyrus is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Jahangir Cyrus is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Jahangir Cyrus is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Louisville, Kentucky, Dr. Jahangir Cyrus is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Jahangir Cyrus
  • Louisville, Kentucky
  • Tehran University School of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

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

It is not so much that medications lose their effectiveness but the kind of diabetes your mother has is a progressive disease and therefore over time requires change of medications READ MORE
It is not so much that medications lose their effectiveness but the kind of diabetes your mother has is a progressive disease and therefore over time requires change of medications for better control.

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

He probably has type II diabetes and most likely is on medications that stimulate insulin release or secretion. Low blood sugar can cause hunger. This can BE switched to medications READ MORE
He probably has type II diabetes and most likely is on medications that stimulate insulin release or secretion. Low blood sugar can cause hunger. This can BE switched to medications that normalized blood sugar without dropping get and therefore the issue of hunger no longer be present

My husband feels extremely tired and drained out. How can I help him?

Without knowing his age or medications he is taking for diabetes, it's hard to identify the cause. However, he needs to have a look at his diabetes medications as well as get a READ MORE
Without knowing his age or medications he is taking for diabetes, it's hard to identify the cause. However, he needs to have a look at his diabetes medications as well as get a check of his thyroid and testosterone, among other things.

How does Glycomet SR help in losing weight?

This is a prescription medication for treatment of diabetes and, if anything, it can cause weight gain. It should strictly be used in people with diabetes and under the supervision READ MORE
This is a prescription medication for treatment of diabetes and, if anything, it can cause weight gain. It should strictly be used in people with diabetes and under the supervision of a skilled physician. So, the answer to her question is no.

Diabetes and eye health

From the time of diagnosis, diabetes affects all our blood vessels, including those of our brain, heart, eyes, kidneys and circulation in all her legs. It is very important to READ MORE
From the time of diagnosis, diabetes affects all our blood vessels, including those of our brain, heart, eyes, kidneys and circulation in all her legs. It is very important to see an eye doctor on a regular basis not to be surprised with undesired consequences. Of course, keeping her diabetes under control is very important.

Using an EpiPen

If one has serious allergy for which one has to use EpiPen, consequences of not taking it when it is needed are much more scary than thinking about the pain of injection.

Can I get diabetes from eating sugar?

Diabetes is caused by multiple factors including family history and lack of activity and consuming high calorie foods and gaining weight. Therefore consuming a lot of sugar which READ MORE
Diabetes is caused by multiple factors including family history and lack of activity and consuming high calorie foods and gaining weight. Therefore consuming a lot of sugar which is hidden in a lot of foods that the consume can lead to developing diabetes. Deciding on how much is too much depends on your weight and the level of activity. Moderation in all things is the best rule in life

Should I be checked for thyroid cancer?

First and foremost, the type of cancer is important when we are thinking about genetics. If it is medullary carcinoma, yoo definitely have to be checked and so should your siblings. READ MORE
First and foremost, the type of cancer is important when we are thinking about genetics. If it is medullary carcinoma, yoo definitely have to be checked and so should your siblings. But in general, a good and thorough physical examination and perhaps a complete thyroid profile(blood test) and ultrasound of your neck will be a good start.

Can I keep my child from developing Type 1 diabetes?

Although investigation in this area is underway at this time there are no FDA approved mean for preventing type I diabetes. If there is family history of type I diabetes there READ MORE
Although investigation in this area is underway at this time there are no FDA approved mean for preventing type I diabetes. If there is family history of type I diabetes there is a relatively higher risk but it is not like the one in type II diabetes.

Suddenly getting dark hair on my chin. Hormonal problem?

You are in the age of developing or going through menopause and because of this a hormonal evaluation is in order. And of course the treatment of this problem is based on what READ MORE
You are in the age of developing or going through menopause and because of this a hormonal evaluation is in order. And of course the treatment of this problem is based on what is found on the laboratory testing.