Exceptional Medical Services That Suit Your Needs

Due to the current COVID-19 emergency, our office will only be taking virtual appointments, beginning August 1, 2020. Please contact us to book your appointment. 

Medical Services Provided

Pediatric Care

Dr. Silver sees adult endocrine patients. However, he does see some limited pediatric conditions dependent on the child's age and medical condition.

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

For highly motivated patients, we offer extensive experience with insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring.

Our goal is to provide adequate resources to enable you to achieve your desired degree of control. Prevention of serious hypoglycemia is of paramount importance.

We encourage frequent home blood glucose monitoring. We are proactive in prevention and treatment of diabetic complications.

We work with local cardiologists, podiatrists, neurologists, and nephrologists to help care for potential diabetic complications. We are pleased to take advantage of Swedish Edmonds excellent diabetes education programs, including evaluations by nutritionists, diabetes educators, and structured diabetic education classes.

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

The underlying cause of Type 2 diabetes mellitus is inadequate insulin production of Insulin from the pancreas, and an abnormality in the body's ability to utilize Insulin properly, known as Insulin Resistance. It is important to address both of these problems for optimal treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Decreased Insulin production can be treated with a number of different medications. Insulin resistance can be improved by attention to regular exercise, weight loss, and possible changes to one's diet. A limited number of medications may also play a role.

Of late, Dr. Silver has been using insulin pumps in difficult to control Type 2 patients.

Weight Management

We respect the challenges and frustration concerning sustained weight loss.

We emphasize the importance of lifestyle management, including nutritional aspects and physical activity.

There are many new FDA approved obesity medications that may be an option for weight management.

In selected patients, bariatric surgery might be the most appropriate treatment. We have extensive experience with the various surgical procedures. We have a good working relationship with many of the bariatric surgery clinics.

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