Joseph A. Henske, MD
I hope to treat everyone as a real person, not a disease process. I try to help them learn more about their health and share in the decision-making process to determine the best treatment plan whether through medications or lifestyle changes. I want them to feel engaged, motivated, and optimistic that things can and will improve.
- Years in Practice: 12
Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, diabetes in competitive athletes, thyroid disease (hyperthyroid and hypothyroid), parathyroid disease (high calcium levels), thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, pituitary tumors.
I love to spend any free time with my wife and young children and am an avid marathon runner. Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 15, I enjoy raising money for research to find a cure and better treatments for those living with diabetes.
School University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Graduation Date 05/2004
School Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Title Resident in Internal Medicine
School Vanderbilt University Medical Center
- Continuous Glucose Monitors
- Diabetes, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Test
- Hemoglobin A1C
- Insulin Pump Therapy
- Stimulation and Suppression Tests
- Thyroid Nodule Evaluation and Surveillance
- Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration of the Thyroid
- Ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration of thyroid nodule
- Endocrine Society
- American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
- American Medical Association
Name Diabetes-Endocrinology Fellow Teaching Award
- TrialNet - Natural History Study of Type 1 Diabetes
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