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New York City Endocrinologist Recommendations? Anyone?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ellie Nov 21, 2012. 8 Replies

I've been a Type 1 diabetic for over 40 years and have had extraordinary good fortune with my diabetes physicians, from day 1 of my diagnosis. Recently, however, this has changed radically for the…Continue

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Apr 9, 2013
Ellie replied to SteveD's discussion 'New York City Endocrinologist Recommendations? Anyone?'
"I can vouch for Weiss as well. Im from the midwest but am in college in NYC and wanted to find someone to be my go to here. Dr. Weiss was recommended to me and, all I can say is that I have tried out my fair share of endos, and he is the first that…"
Nov 21, 2012
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Nov 2, 2012
Jonathan replied to SteveD's discussion 'New York City Endocrinologist Recommendations? Anyone?'
"It may be out of your range, but try Lauren Golden at Naomi Berrie at Columbia Presbyterian uptown (fairly easy to get to on the A train). Very good team approach up there, with educators, nutritionists and a good eye doctor, too. And, being part of…"
Nov 2, 2012
SteveD replied to SteveD's discussion 'New York City Endocrinologist Recommendations? Anyone?'
"Actually I'm coming from Brooklyn and have been going to various Endocrinologists on the upper East Side as far north as 99th St (back in the golden age of Dr. Ginsberg-Fellner at Mt. Sinai) so I'm certainly open to someone who has a…"
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Nov 1, 2012
SteveD replied to Daisy Mae's discussion 'do you drink alcohol(this includes wine and beer) or do you abstain?'
"Moderate wine with dinner, an occasional jolt of Scotch or Vodka, but never anything diabetically ludicrous like a Rum or other sweeter drink, and especially not beer, a carb-laden sucker punch with alcohol. As a very good doctor explained to me…"
Nov 1, 2012
Tim replied to SteveD's discussion 'New York City Endocrinologist Recommendations? Anyone?'
"I don't have any advice re NYC, but I also note that several of my best doctors over the years, the docs who actually "got it" patient-relations wise and also were leading the pack in terms of intensive treatment, tend to pack up and…"
Nov 1, 2012
Daisy Mae replied to SteveD's discussion 'New York City Endocrinologist Recommendations? Anyone?'
"dr. Stewart Weiss 345 east 37th street 212- 953- 0703. been seeing him for over 20 years and i have recommended him to others who fall in love with him right away. brilliant, available, gentle, full service office (diatician, Pump Educator, if…"
Nov 1, 2012
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New York City Endocrinologist Recommendations? Anyone?

I've been a Type 1 diabetic for over 40 years and have had extraordinary good fortune with my diabetes physicians, from day 1 of my diagnosis. Recently, however, this has changed radically for the worse. Whether one cares to blame the structure of hospitals, or the manner in which Insurance pays physicians on staff of hospitals these days, I've had 2 very fine endocrinologists in succession leave the practice and move over to Big Pharma. The latest doctor I'm seeing seems sorely overburdened,…See More
Oct 31, 2012
SteveD replied to cassidy smith's discussion 'Please help me out! it takes 2 seconds! im a type 1, doing a homework assignment that involves statistics.'
"latest A1C is 6.8, I've been a type 1 diabetic for 42 years. I'm on sliding scale Humalog at each meal with a base dose of Lantus every evening. No idea how this statistically figures into whatever it is you're doing , but I'm…"
Oct 31, 2012
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"Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community."
Aug 24, 2011
Linda G left a comment for SteveD
"Welcome home Steve..... This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends ♥ Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click…"
Aug 23, 2011
Doris D left a comment for SteveD
"WELCOME TO OUR FAMILY MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!! Any questions? Just ask one of us or post it on our forum where you will get a diversty of answers. Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us better: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes"
Aug 23, 2011
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"Hi SteveD- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here."
Aug 23, 2011
brokenpole left a comment for SteveD
"Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for…"
Aug 23, 2011

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
new perspectives; I've been diabetic almost 40 years so anything could be useful or maybe even surprising
Date diagnosed
June 13, 1971
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.5
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots
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Still not dead yet.

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At 5:17pm on August 24, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 4:42pm on August 23, 2011, Linda G said…
Welcome home Steve.....
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends ♥
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Take care....and keep in touch!
At 1:59pm on August 23, 2011, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR FAMILY MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!! Any questions? Just ask one of us or post it on our forum where you will get a diversty of answers.
Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us better: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
At 1:23pm on August 23, 2011, catlover said…
Hi SteveD- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.
At 12:51pm on August 23, 2011, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.
At 8:24am on August 23, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. WELCOME!!!
 
 
 

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