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September 23, 2023

Welcome to our blog!

I'm a Direct Specialty Physician, dedicated to educating and assisting patients in managing endocrine conditions with sound medical guidance.

September 28, 2023

Understanding Osteoporosis: Your Bones and You

Bones are dynamic, constantly changing structures. Learn what happens when inadequate new bone replaces old bone removal.

September 27, 2023

Thyroid Health Simplified: An Introductory Guide to Thyroid Conditions

Thyroid hormones impact organ function, energy utilization, and metabolism, affecting brain, heart, muscles, liver, and overall bodily processes.

May 1, 2024

There’s more to bone’s health than just Calcium…

Discover the secrets to strong bones! Learn how a balanced diet naturally nourishes your bone health in our expert article.

June 19, 2024

The Daily Dozen Checklist

Transform your health with Dr. Greger's Daily Dozen: a simple guide to essential nutrients, hydration, and exercise.

May 16, 2024

The Connection Between Hormonal Balance and Mental Health in Women

Discover how hormonal balance impacts women's mental health. Dr. Epperson's insights on the need for a holistic approach. Read more.

April 10, 2024

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Achieving Diabetes Wellness Together

Unlock the secrets to effective diabetes management! Learn how a multidisciplinary team can tailor a plan just for you. Dive in for expert insights!

April 24, 2024

Real-time Support for Diabetes: Unveiling the Magic of Remote Patient Monitoring

Improve your diabetes management with RPM! Remote monitoring allows monthly adjustments without appointments, reducing complications and enhancing you

May 4, 2024

Nutrientes esenciales para Huesos Fuertes

¿Sólo calcio para huesos fuertes? Descubre cómo otros minerales son clave también en nuestra salud ósea. ¡Lee más!

November 16, 2023

Newly Diagnosed with Diabetes? Don’t Miss These Crucial Questions

If you have recently been diagnosed with diabetes, you may want to ask your doctor the following questions to ensure that you are doing everything you

Welcome to our blog!

Hi, I’m Dr. Vanessa Rodríguez, an experienced endocrinologist originally from San Juan, Puerto Rico but established in South Florida.  I’ve spent two decades helping patients with endocrine conditions, and I also have over 35 years of personal experience managing diabetes as a Type 1 patient, having been diagnosed during my teenage years.  

3 generations of women

The Connection Between Hormonal Balance and Mental Health in Women

Dr. C. Neill Epperson, a renowned psychiatrist and researcher at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine, is a leading educator on how hormones affect women’s mental health. She has made significant contributions to understanding how hormones influence mood and cognition in women in various stages of life, including adolescence, pregnancy, and menopause.

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Apoyo para la Diabetes en Tiempo Real: Descubre la Magia del Monitoreo Remoto de Pacientes

Manejar muchos pacientes de diabetes simultáneamente puede ser un gran desafío. Lo usual era que durante la visita médica de un paciente cada 3-4 meses, yo solía ver solamente los datos de las semanas más recientes de sus monitores de glucosa en sangre, sensores o bombas de insulina. Esto significaba que podría pasar por alto problemas con el manejo de la insulina, ajustes de la bomba o las proporciones de carbohidratos que se estaban consumiendo.

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Achieving Diabetes Wellness Together

The human body is a delicate and complex system, and diabetes can affect many parts of it. Managing diabetes is a complex process that requires a multidisciplinary approach. A diabetes management team is a group of healthcare professionals who work together to provide comprehensive care to people with diabetes. This can help you develop a diabetes management plan tailored to your specific needs and preferences.