I recently had a patient come into the office for STI (sexually transmitted infection) testing because he had received an anonymous text message alerting him … Read more about Is Anonymous STI Notification Sending the Wrong Message?
I often tell patients that diabetes will change your life. In fact, it must: you will have to change the way you eat, what you eat, how you eat, etc. Developing … Read more about Can Weight Loss “Cure” Diabetes?
Getting tested for HIV can be an anxiety-provoking experience for many gay men. Decades of stigma paired with misinformation and antiquated knowledge of how HIV … Read more about Diagnosed with HIV, Now What?
In 2017, I was asked "does the ketogenic diet work?" In 2018, I was asked "does intermittent fasting work?" Well, the science shows that both can help people … Read more about Does Intermittent Fasting Live Up to the Hype?
Nutrition plays a big role in preventing and managing diabetes. Usually discussions about food and diabetes focus on carbs, and with good reason. Carbohydrates … Read more about More Living, Less Carb Counting
You’re not alone! Forty percent of the U.S. population are obese and losing those extra pounds can be challenging to say the least. There are so many different … Read more about Are You Struggling with Weight Loss?
Hepatitis B vaccinations in the past have typically been a series of three shots over a six month period but that is no longer the case. In November 2017, the … Read more about New 2 Dose Hepatitis B Vaccination
The Dreaded Question If you smoke, the much dreaded part of your doctor's appointment may be when you are asked "Are you still smoking?" "How many a day?" … Read more about I Only Smoke 1-2 Cigarettes a Day, Is That OK?