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Jessica Rodriguez CNP

Certified Nurse Practitioner
Los Angeles, CA
Jessica Rodriguez CNP is a member of the EndocrineWeb Editorial Board.

About Jessica Rodriguez CNP

Certified nurse practitioner specializing in gerontology and primary care based in Los Angeles, California.

Articles Reviewed by Jessica Rodriguez CNP

More or Less: Diabetes
It's all about improving the ratio of how much food you eat that will help keep your diabetes in check, and relegating foods that can cause blood sugar spikes to smaller amounts and special occasions.
Benefits of Sleeve Gastrectomy Versus Gastric Bypass
Benefits of a sleeve gastrectomy versus gastric bypass surgery.
What Is Insulin?
What does insulin do? Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas that allows your body to use sugar (glucose) from carbohydrates in the food that you eat for energy or to store glucose for future use. Insulin helps keeps your blood sugar level from getting too high (hyperglycemia) or too low (hypoglycemia).
Sotagliflozin, the cardiovascular and renal benefits: Chapter 2
A detailed look at two studies investigating the benefits of using sotagliflozin in treating worsening heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease.
Sotagliflozin, the cardiovascular and renal benefits
An overview of two studies investigating the benefits of using sotagliflozin in treating worsening heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Finding Patients Where They Are: Diabetes, Garages, and Praise
Two studies find the benefits of taking diabetes self-management education to patients.
Diabetic Foot Ulcers: New Treatments Under Study Look Promising
Study results for two new advancements in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers.
Preserving Mental Health for Those Living with Diabetes
Clinical recommendations for including mental health check ins during every stage of type 1 diabetes care.
What Is T4 (Thyroxine)?
T4 is found in the body in two forms: free and bound T4. Experts discuss what happens when your T4 is too high or low and how to treat T4 imbalances.
The Specialist: Thyroid Disorders and Heart Health
09/19/2021 - For Sarah Akhunji, MD, getting diagnosed with a thyroid condition led to an enhanced focus on heart health and wellness ... plus it helped her become a more empathic doctor.
What Is Hyperthyroidism?
Hyperthyroidism is the abnormal function of your thyroid gland. Find out about the causes, symptoms of, diagnosis and treatments for hyperthyroid.
VA Studies Barriers to Receiving Hormone Therapy for Transgender Veterans
Veterans Affairs studies access to treatment for transgender veterans.
What Type of Exercise Is Best for Reducing Obesity?
What type of exercise is most effective for obesity? Experts share tips on obesity-friendly workouts and safety concerns to be aware of.

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