Author Archives: Dr. Robert Rubin

January 17, 2012

Diabetes Mellitus

Today I read about about a famous person who has had Diabetes for several years. It got me to thinking why Diabetics are treated with the meds they are. There is a class of medicines which works the most naturally of any of the medicines, i.e., like bioidentical hormones do. One, in

Diabetes is a problem that is increasing in America, especially as we age. There are many factors involved in this problem including diet, lack of exercise and increasing weight, among other reasons. The big question is what can we do about this problem. We know as we age and the sex hormones

Oxytocin has been discussed for many uses including to improve personal interaction, improving male erections, ejaculation,fibromyalgia, weight loss and other uses. One use is in patients to help them with social relationships especially with the one they love. It is thought one reason women produce a lot during labor is so they

A study recently presented at the Endocrine Society annual meeting was about how testosterone helped with memory in postmenopausal women. In the study they took postmenopausal women and gave one group testosterone and the other group did not get testosterone. At the end of 26 weeks the group which got the testosterone

The FDA is considering placing limits on the length of time that patients may take bisphosphanates, such as Fosamax and Actonel. These medications are commonly used to treat osteoporosis and osteopenia in postmenopausal and perimenopausal women who are at risk for fractures. They are also used in men but much less frequently.

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