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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

N95 Masks and the Rise of New COVID-19 Variants
N95 masks, respirator masks, surgical masks, KN95 masks: Where to buy N5masks near me and how to do it ethically.
What Is T3?
How to fix high reverse t3.
What Is Type 2 Diabetes?
Type 2 diabetes occurs when your blood sugar levels become elevated and you develop insulin resistance.
What Is Hypoglycemia?
Hypoglycemia is the medical term for low blood sugar (glucose). The condition is often related to diabetes treatment, and can come with a host of different symptoms.
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).
What Is Diabetic Ketoacidosis?
Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a condition resulting from high blood sugar (a.k.a. hyperglycemia) and acid buildup, primarily affecting people with type 1 diabetes.
What Is Oxytocin?
Oxytocin is a hormone made in your hypothalamus that causes feelings of love and closeness. Learn about what oxytocin does to the body here.
What Is Adrenaline?
Adrenaline is a hormone released from the adrenal glands that prepares the body for fight-or-flight. Learn about what adrenaline does to the body here.
What Is Type 1 Diabetes?
Type 1 diabetes occurs when you can't produce insulin, the hormone required to adjust your blood sugar levels.
What Is Hyperthyroidism?
Hyperthyroidism is the abnormal function of your thyroid gland. Find out about the causes, symptoms of, diagnosis and treatments for hyperthyroid.

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