Dr. Rakhil Rubinova practices Endocrinology in Rego Park, NY. Dr. Rubinova specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases related to hormone imbalance, and the bodys glands in the endocrine system. Endocrinologists are trained and certified to treat a variety of conditions, including menopause, diabetes, infertility, and thyroid disorders, among many others. Dr. Rubinova examines patients, determines means of testing, diagnoses, and decides the best treatment methods.
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Dr. Rakhil Rubinova D.O.'s Expert Contributions
I would investigate other causes of low hemoglobin like bleeding before concluding it’s from poorly controlled diabetes. READ MORE
I would strongly advise to make dietary and lifestyle changes which may lead to weight loss and insulin sensitivity. There is a chance to come off insulin unless you have type 1 diabetes, which is due to the destruction of insulin-producing cells. READ MORE
Treat diabetes and change dietary habits for the entire family. READ MORE
It will improve insulin sensitivity and there is a high chance of preventing diabetes. Diet and life style changes are still a very important component of prevention. READ MORE
Yes, this very often reducing portions and changing life style is very important. You should be screened for diabetes at the least 6 months post portion and then yearly at the physical. READ MORE
Yes it can ... and most important is portion control and maintaining consistency in meals with carbohydrates 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. 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. 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!!! READ MORE
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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. READ MORE
Most autoimmune diseases are dormant during pregnancy. Your thyroid issues may return postpartum. The window is usually about 6mon to a year. READ MORE
The back nine to the disease is based on insulin resistance and leads to metabolic syndrome subsequently to glucose variability and type 2 diabetes READ MORE
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. 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. 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. READ MORE
Reduce carbohydrate intake and increase physical activity. This may improve his A1c by 1 -2 point at least. 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. 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. 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. READ MORE
Yes lifestyle modification can improve control but what really makes a difference is sustained weight loss and healthy eating habits. 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! 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. 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. READ MORE
You cannot really prevent type 1 diabetes. You can prevent type 2 -- reduce sugars in kid's diet and increase physical activity. READ MORE
Should not if his diabetes is well controlled. READ MORE
May be temporary -- maybe not. See your doctor. READ MORE
Need to follow with a doctor, if still painful after a few days. READ MORE
Important to keep consistent dietary habits -- low carbohydrates and drink plenty of water. READ MORE
Old concept, reduce simple carbs and focus on losing 10% of body weight. READ MORE
Blood glucose trends must be variable and unsteady -- should check blood glucoses 3-4 times a day to assess. Also, reduce simple carbohydrates in diet and increase water. READ MORE
Low in simple carbs -- no rice, potatoes, breads, increase dietary fiber, increased water, sufficient protein and minimal saturated fats. READ MORE
How well is your diabetes controlled? Are you checking your sugars? READ MORE
She needs to have her medications reassessed. READ MORE
It's documented that if you lose up to 10% of body weight and increase aerobic activity to 150 minutes a week, you will improve diabetes. READ MORE
How low is free t4 and did they check the rest of the anterior pituitary hormones? Are your menstrual cycles normal? READ MORE
Reduce carbohydrates during lunch, go for a 20-30 min walk if still high. Yes, I would recommend insulin. READ MORE
Reassess her medications and diet. READ MORE
What results are you looking for? READ MORE
yes -- see your doctor -- there are many different reasons for increased thirst. READ MORE
It should not. You should have someone demonstrate the use of the pen so you are comfortable in time of an emergency. READ MORE
Screening thyroid ultrasound and labs should be enough. READ MORE
Usually course hair is seen in postmenapausal state. If unusually thick and everywhere would have the hormones tested to make sure do not have any secreting tumors. READ MORE
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There is an impact on baby if you do not take care of diabetes during pregnancy. If you keep glucose in recommended ranges, baby should be just fine. Please follow closely with your Ob and endocrinologist. READ MORE
Yes — reading labels, reducing carbohydrates such as potatoes, breads, rice, sweets, soda, juices and the like. Increase physical activity, work on weight loss. READ MORE
It maybe... please have him evaluated by your pediatrician. Healthy eating habits and weight are key in preventing disease. READ MORE
Usually, it’s a good enough screen. I would recheck and have a glucose challenge test. If positive, you have diabetes. Can improve on it if you eat healthy, keep close to ideal body weight and keep physically active. READ MORE
- University of Rochester- Strong Memorial Hospital
Professional Society Memberships
- American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, American College of Physicians
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- Reading, Cooking, Family Time
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