Kate Myers, who starred with Dr. Friedman in a NGC special, on the Science of Obesity, died in her sleep Monday, June 23. Condolences to her family and friends. She will be missed. For those who are asking how to honor Kate, she was an avid donor to the Cushing's Help website and forums. If you wish to donate in her name, you may donate here.
Dr. Friedman hosted a talk on “Adrenal insufficiency: how to diagnose and treat "on Sunday June 8, 2014. Please click here to view the videoconference. Stay tuned to find out about the next Goodhormonehealth videoconference.
Dr. Friedman hosted a talk on thyroid and hormonal problems on Sunday February 16, 2014. Please click here to view the videoconference. Stay tuned to find out about the next Goodhormonehealth videoconference.
Click here for a patient assistance program for patients with possible Cushing's syndrome that includes help with doctor's visits and testing"
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Dr. Friedman gave talks on hypopituitarism and Cushing's Syndrome at the Magic Foundation Adult Convention (for patients with pituitary problems) on Sunday, April 21, 2013 in Las Vegas. The 2013 conference had the highest attendance of any Magic Foundation Adult Convention and many of the attendees were Dr. Friedman's patients. To view his slides, please click here.
Dr. Friedman is now approved to offer telemedicine appointments to NEW patients in California
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Need growth hormone testing, but do not want to get the low blood sugar following an ITT? Dr. Friedman is now performing the glucagon stimulation test for growth hormone testing, see the ETLA page.
Read Dr. Friedman's article on episodic Cushing's diagnosis.
many of us believe that fatigue, weight gain, loss of libido and
other problems are just symptoms we must learn to live with.
What if these symptoms are not the result of stress, diet, or
aging, but are actually caused by a hormonal disorder?
Symptoms of hormone deficiency or excess may be subtle and
difficult to diagnose. Many hormonal problems are misdiagnosed
as depression, especially in women.
You know your own body better than anyone else, and you know when
something is wrong. Dr. Friedman is a compassionate, caring
physician who will listen carefully to your concerns and work
with you to establish a treatment plan. As an experienced,
and researcher, he has the capabilities to diagnose and treat
even the most difficult hormonal problems.
Dr. Friedman has found that some of his patients suffer from undiagnosed
pituitary or adrenal problems. These include many people suffering
from Cushing's disease, which can present a baffng array of
symptoms and is frequently misdiagnosed. Other patients may have
pituitary or adrenal insufficiency, which has numerous symptoms
and is equally hard to diagnose. Dr. Friedman is a world expert
in these difficult-to-diagnose diseases and he welcomes inquiries
from patients and their physicians.
Now, get free newsletter information on endocrine issues. Older articles are available on our archive page.
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Theodore C. Friedman
has established a private practice specializing in treating adult
patients with adrenal, pituitary, thyroid and fatigue disorders.
Dr. Friedman's practice is located at 1125 S. Beverly Dr., Suite 730, Los Angeles CA 90035.
For an appointment or
more information, please call (310) 335-0327
Dr. Friedman did his residency at the University of Michigan and
his fellowship in Endocrinology at the National Institutes of
He is professor of Medicine at UCLA and Charles R. Drew University and
is on staff at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center . Dr. Friedman is the Chairman of Medicine, and the Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine, Charles R. Drew University and Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Martin Luther King, Jr. Multi-Service Ambulatory Care Center (MACC). He is an Endowed Professor of Cardio-Metabolic Medicine.
(see full Curriculum Vitae)
(see symptoms table)
common symptoms are due to undiagnosed hormonal deficiencies.
Do you have some or all of the following symptoms?
Dizziness on standing
Weight gain in spite of dieting
Decreased interest in sex
so, you may have undiagnosed:
Impaired conversion of thyroid hormone
Vitamin D deficiency
Dr. Friedman strongly
believes that each patient needs individualized exercise and diet
regimens to optimize their hormonal and neurotransmitter makeup.
Dr. Friedman is not an anti-aging doctor and only prescribes hormones to patients with hormone deficiencies. Taking hormones if they are not indicated may be dangerous.
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