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2014-06-27 16:23:47

FORT MYERS, Fla., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Among the select few physicians honored with the prestigious Patients' Choice Award this year is Dr. Cayce Jehaimi. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140627/122432 In fact, of the nation's 870,000 active physicians and dentists, just five percent received top scores from their patients on sites like Vitals (http://www.vitals.com), qualifying them for this honor in 2013. Millions of patients go online each year to rate...

2014-06-20 11:09:08

The Endocrine Society Workforce analysis finds shortage likely to grow worse in next decade As more people are diagnosed with diabetes and other hormone conditions, a growing shortage of endocrinologists could force patients to wait longer to see a doctor, according to a new Endocrine Society workforce analysis published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). Endocrinologists are specially trained physicians who diagnose diseases related to the glands. They...

2014-03-13 17:11:30

A rare and potentially lethal disease of newborn babies whose bodies make too much insulin may be treatable with fish oils, according to researchers from The University of Manchester. The disease, called congenital hyperinsulinism, means that the infant's brain is starved of blood sugar which can lead to brain damage or long-term disability. But by giving the children purified fish oils similar to those used to treat some heart attack patients, alongside standard medical treatment, their...

2013-11-20 23:01:49

Dr. Cayce Jehaimi, a Fort Myers, Florida Pediatric Endocrinologist, is the latest addition to DoctorsElite's medical professional profiles. Gulfport, MS (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 DoctorsElite, a site that helps patients find doctors by diagnosis, treatment, and specialty, has announced that Dr. Cayce Jehaimi has joined their growing membership list. Dr. Jehaimi brings a wide knowledge of pediatric endocrinology to an already diverse member base for the site. Dr. Jehaimi treats...

2013-10-27 23:03:38

San Diego County Medical Society and San Diego Magazine Reveal 2013 Results of Peer Nominations Encinitas, CA (PRWEB) October 27, 2013 Each year, the San Diego County Medical Society (SDCMS), in collaboration with San Diego Magazine, honors the “Top Doctors” in San Diego County, as recognized by their peers. This year, North Coast Health Center, the largest outpatient medical facility in coastal North County San Diego, is pleased to announce that 23 of its physicians have been named a...

2011-03-21 19:51:29

Primary care doctors are less likely to refer short girls than short boys for diagnostic testing that can reveal underlying medical reasons for their short stature, according to a new study of an urban pediatric population in Philadelphia. Girls with medical conditions causing their short stature may go undiagnosed, or may be diagnosed later than boys, limiting timely treatment. Researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia published their study online today in the April 2011 issue...

2010-09-07 16:15:19

Endocrine Society unveils clinical practice guideline on managing CAH Today, The Endocrine Society released a new clinical practice guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). The guideline features a series of evidence-based clinical recommendations developed by an expert task force. The guideline, published in the September 2010 issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), a publication of The Endocrine Society, is endorsed by...


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