Dr. Edward N. Smolar, MD, FACP, FACE, Endocrinology-Diabetes
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Dr. Edward N. Smolar, MD, FACP, FACE

Endocrinology-Diabetes | Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

3/5(31)
3075 East Commercial Blvd Fort Lauderdale Florida, 33308
Rating

3/5

About

General Endocrinology with emphsis on diabetes,pituitary disoders,thyroid disease osteoporosis and diagnostic and therapeutic problems

Education and Training

MD at Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Master in Business Administration and Master of Science in Health Administration at Nova Southeastern University

Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva University 1968

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine- Endocrinology

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Endocrinology and Metabolism

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Dr. Edward N. Smolar, MD, FACP, FACE
Dr. Edward N. Smolar, MD, FACP, FACE's Expert Contributions
  • Symptoms of diabetes?

    Diabetes can cause unusual symptoms such as acute changes. They would relate to fluctuating blood sugar levels including very high or very low levels. Fatigue, lethargy, and depression would be more likely. READ MORE

  • Replacing levothyroxine w/ an all natural supplement?

    The replacement dose is Arnour Thyroid or NP Thyroid 45mg (30+15). Medically, there's an advantage to use the natural product. EDWARD N. SMOLAR, MD READ MORE

  • Hypoglycemic & hyperglycemic?

    OR if you are referring to your own situation, you may be taking too much anti diabetic medication or taking it at the wrong time of day. Edward N. Smolar, MD READ MORE

  • Why a massive rise in blood sugar level?

    This could be due to ingesting a large amount of glucose as an ice cream, soda, or due to factors internally affecting the patient such as infection, other acute illness, or certain drugs such as steroids. Edward N. Smolar, MD READ MORE

  • Low blood sugar and upper endoscopy?

    You should be admitted to hospital out-patient unit 7am, and given IV dextrose until the procedure is completed and you are able to eat. Procedure should be done as early as possible. EDWARD N. SMOLAR, MD READ MORE

  • Bilateral adrenal adenomatous hyperplasia?

    Answering your question Is mixed in with question READ MORE

  • What should I do when my blood sugar is 250?

    If it's a change in your diabetes such as worsening sugar levels, you must be seen by your doctor to find out why. Edward N. Smolar, MD bei by your doctor to find out why is 250. What should I do? READ MORE

  • Covid Vaccine?

    Any FDA approved vaccine may be used. Be sure to follow CDC recommendations. EDWARD N. SMOLAR, MD READ MORE

  • Blood testing for diseases?

    A separate test would be necessary to diagnose Type 2 Diabetes. This might include Fasting Blood Glucose, 2 Hr poszprandial glucose, HbA1c and Cpeptide. EDWARD N. SMOLAR, MD READ MORE

  • Do you need surgery if you suffer from diabetes?

    Diabetes Mellitus does not require surgical treatment nor is a surgical treatment available. It is treated medically. EDWARD N. SMOLAR, MD READ MORE

  • Body growth?

    An in-person evaluation would be necessary to answer your question. Also, a consultation with a pediatrician specializing in adolescent medicine. EDWARD N. SMOLAR, MD READ MORE

  • Will my son's diabetes affect his vision?

    If the blood sugar levels are elevated or fluctuate, vision will be impaired. If diabetic retinopathy develops as a complication of diabetes, vision will be impaired and blindness may occur. EDWARD N. SMOLAR, MD READ MORE

  • What diet is best for kids with diabetes?

    A low-carbohydrate, low-fat, high-protein diet. Try to avoid simple carbohydrates. Consult the web for sample menus. READ MORE

  • Will eating too much sugar make me diabetic?

    Sugar does not cause diabetes, but diabetic patients are unable to metabolize or utilize sugar. When that happens, dangerous substances form which cause harm to the body, immediate and long term. Under the supervision of a dietician, small amounts of sugar may be eaten; it must be coordinated with properly dosed insulin (Type 1 diabetic) or an appropriate medication for Type 2 diabetes. EDWARD N. SMOLAR, MD READ MORE

  • Can having diabetes lead to a heart attack?

    Diabetes can accelerate the hardening of the arteries and directly damage the heart muscles.This can lead to increased risk of having a heart attack. Edward H. Smolar, MD READ MORE

  • What happens if a diabetic child has low blood sugar at school?

    If the child is able to swallow, give 4oz juice or soft drink and repeat x2. If unable, or if ineffective, administer glucagon (emergency kits are available at pharmacies and and should be in first aid kits or nurse's offices). If unavailable or there is uncertainty or change in alertness or consciousness, CALL 911. EDWARD N. SMOLAR, MD READ MORE

  • Can diabetes lead to high blood pressure?

    When uncontrolled, the autonomic nervous system is activated as well as various hormonal systems. This causes the blood pressure to rise. Edward N. Smolar, MD READ MORE

  • I have a pus filled boil on my index finger. I am a diabetic. Can it get complicated?

    If the boil is truly filled with pus, an abscess and infection are present. The infection can cause sepsis, which is an infection of the blood. The infection can then spread to various internal organs. EDWARD N. SMOLAR, MD READ MORE

  • What is the average life expectancy of a diabetic?

    Type 1 Diabetes can shorten lifespan by 16 years. Type 2 Diabetes can shorten lifespan by 12 years. These are average figures. With good care diabetic lifespan can be normal. Edward N. Smolar, MD READ MORE

  • How do I know if my child has growth hormone deficiency?

    Growth Hormone Deficiency is a clinical diagnosis and other medical conditions can cause impaired growth. The following tests are used to diagnose Growth Hormone Deficiency: 1. Plot age and height on Growth Chart. This will document a growth problem and provide clues as to the cause 2 Measure IGF-1 Level. .GH works by causing the body to make IGF-1 which stimulates the bones to grow..In GH deficiency, IGF-1 will be low. 3. .GH stimulation. Various compounds or pharmaceutical agents can stimulate GH production by the pituitary gland which can be measured .In GH deficiency GH will not be produced. (This latter test should be performed by an endocrinologist.). Edward N. Smolar, MD READ MORE

Areas of expertise and specialization

DiabetesMetabolism

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Local- Has Taught Medical School and Was Featured on the Radio Over the Years -

Awards

  • Top Financial Planners of America   
  • Who's Who (Marquis0   
  • Top Physicians in America   

Treatments

  • Diabetes
  • High Cholesterol
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Goiter

Fellowships

  • Endocrinology at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

Articles and Publications

  • Published Articles Over the Years

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Hard work and the pursuit of lifelong education

Hobbies / Sports

  • History, Financial Planning, Has Won Awards for His Finacial Planning Work Ballrroom Dancing

Favorite professional publications

  • New Egland Journal of Medicine

Dr. Edward N. Smolar, MD, FACP, FACE's Practice location

Edward N. Smolar, MD

3075 East Commercial Blvd -
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33308
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New patients: 954-491-6200

3075 E COMMERCIAL BLVD -
FT LAUDERDALE, FL 33308
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Dr. Edward N. Smolar, MD, FACP, FACE has a rating of 3 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 31 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Endocrinology-Diabetes in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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