Minisha Sood Contributor

Dr. Sood is a board-certified endocrinologist in private practice in New York City and an assistant professor at Hofstra School of Medicine.

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Is Your Thyroid to Blame for Your Weight Gain?

There is a definite link between the two, but it still deserves investigation.

Does Obesity Cause Diabetes—or Vice Versa?

It may be hard to see whether diabetes or obesity comes first.

The Link Between Obesity and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Women with PCOS are more likely to be obese, and vice versa.

Is Obesity Caused By Hormones? An Endocrinologist Answers

Doctors know that lifestyle is just one factor in obesity.

What Is Obesity? It’s a Serious Medical Condition, Not Laziness

It's not always the junk food's fault.

How Does Obesity Affect Your Risk of COVID-19 Complications?

People with obesity are one of the “high-risk” groups. Here’s why.

Complications of COVID-19 People with Diabetes Need to Know

Managing your blood sugars may reduce your risk of these life-threatening issues.

How Controlling Your Diabetes Reduces the Risk of COVID-19 Complications

Stable blood sugar levels can mitigate your risk level.

How COVID-19 Affects People with Diabetes Differently

Here’s why people with diabetes are considered an “at-risk” group for COVID-19.

Diabetes and COVID-19: Debunking the Myths

“Accurate information can be life-saving.”

COVID-19 Symptoms: What People with Diabetes Need to Know

Having symptoms? Call your doctor ASAP.

How Is Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosed? 3 Key Tests to Know About

Experts recommend screening for diabetes starting at age 45.

Diabetes and Eye Health: How to Protect Your Vision

Blood sugar control is key to preserving your invaluable eyesight.

Foot Problems in Diabetes: How to Stay Healthy

Daily care can prevent serious complications from diabetes.

Diabetes and Hammertoe: What a Podiatrist Needs You to Know

Having diabetes increases your risk of hammertoe. Here’s how to prevent it.

Diabetic Neuropathy: How It Affects Your Feet

Foot problems are common in people with diabetes. Here’s what you need to know.

Type 2 Diabetes Risk Factors You Need to Know

Certain lifestyle and genetic factors increase type 2 diabetes risk. Where do you stand?

The A1C Test: How It Helps Manage and Treat Diabetes

See why the A1C test is crucial for better diabetes control.