Dr. Marina Strizhevsky practices Endocrinology in Fair Lawn, NJ. Dr. Strizhevsky 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. Strizhevsky examines patients, determines means of testing, diagnoses, and decides the best treatment methods.
Education and Training
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine DO
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Dr. Marina A Strizhevsky DO's Expert Contributions
The insulin is usually started by the doctor in diabetes mellitus type 2 once diabetes can not be controlled only by oral diabetic medications or right away in diabetes mellitus type 1. READ MORE
Brown sugar or any other natural sugar is not good for diabetic since it causes sudden rise in blood glucose and in the long run can cause damage to the small and large vessels resulting in cardiovascular disease, kidney, eye and nerve damage. READ MORE
It would be a good idea to bring him to his pediatrician to be evaluated for diabetes or any other problems deemed necessary by his doctor READ MORE
This is a very personal question and should be discussed with your treating physician since he or she know your case best. If you ask me, have there been any patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 who were able to come off insulin and remain controlled on oral medications, then the answer is yes. READ MORE
If this A1c was achieved without medication, great Job! In this case it appears that diabetes has resolved but can come back with improper diet and weight gain. READ MORE
Frequent hypoglycemia - below 60, can cause memory loss and also can cause hypoglycemia unawareness. For this reason it is very important to see your mother's doctor as soon as possible to make appropriate adjustment to her medications. READ MORE
Fruits contain fructose that breaks down into glucose in the blood and increases blood sugar. READ MORE
Your diabetes should not affect the fetus only if sugar are extremely well controlled. READ MORE
Currently we do not have conclusive evidence that vitamin D deficiency linked to diabetes mellitus. Large number of people in USA have low vitamin D and many of them do not have diabetes. Currently there are multiple ongoing studies trying to determine if vitamin D deficiency predisposes to type 1 diabetes mellitus but we do not have a definitive answer yet. Dr Marina Strizhevsky READ MORE
Type 1 diabetes is when a person is not producing insulin (insulin deficient from the beginning). Type 2 diabetes is when a person is insulin resistant, but has a lot of Insulin, but it doesn’t work well because of the insulin resistance. Over time, some type 2 diabetics make less and less insulin. They are still considered type 2 because they are always insulin resistant. Dr. Marina Strizhevsky READ MORE
Yes. You should learn which foods have high glycemic index and try to avoid them. READ MORE
An injury could become infected or have delayed healing if your diabetes is not controlled. This happens due to impaired immunity in diabetes, especially if it’s uncontrolled. However, if your diabetes is under control, an injury like bruise should not become a problem and should heal without problems. READ MORE
If you have type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes caused by overweight or obesity, then losing weight through diet and exercise can normalize your sugar. READ MORE
Unfortunately, we do not have any preventive intervention to type 1 diabetes yet. READ MORE
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