Dr. Berry Pierre's Blog

Five things I learned when I became a podcaster

So it has been officially 2 weeks since launching the podcast and I must say that it was probably one of the best decisions I have made this year and I think I have made some great ones. I first want to thank those who either inspired the move since my [...]

By |2019-05-27T17:59:38-04:00July 21st, 2017|Categories: Personal & Opinion Stories|Tags: |0 Comments

Did you know there are different types of diabetes?

Thanks for checking out another medical spotlight on the blog today. The subject today is diabetes in particular some key differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes. As I have been preparing for the launch of the podcast series "Lunch and Learn with Dr. Berry", I was shocked to [...]

By |2018-12-25T23:19:54-04:00June 28th, 2017|Categories: Medical Spotlights|Tags: , |1 Comment

When I had to say goodbye to the PCP

March 27,2017 8:00am ... It was another early morning drive on the way to work, kids in tow and the soundtrack to Moana blasting  and I finally made the peace with the decision to press send on that email that has been in my drafts. It had been about a [...]

By |2018-12-25T23:20:53-04:00June 16th, 2017|Categories: Personal & Opinion Stories|Tags: , |1 Comment

Are young physicians better and what the old ones don’t want you to hear

Are young physicians better? I started to lose count the amount of times I heard " Are you my Doctor? Wow you look so young".  For my patients seeing a physician under the age of 40 has been quite an adjustment.  Many of them go through stages of grief during [...]

Getting a finger on the issue of your prostate gland

As we kick off Men's health month I knew it was necessary to start right off with the question that always causes a temporary pause during the physical exam. "Do you have to put your finger in my butt".  It's almost as if men skip the annual exam each year for fear [...]

By |2018-12-25T23:22:06-04:00June 8th, 2017|Categories: Medical Spotlights|Tags: , |1 Comment

Why Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is more than not getting up for the job.

"This has never happened before" "I don't know whats wrong with me" "Is it me?" I would hope that a scenario along the lines hasn't happened to you but lets face it, if you are reading this article today it's likely because it has happened to you or you know [...]

By |2018-12-25T23:22:51-04:00June 1st, 2017|Categories: Medical Spotlights|Tags: , , |3 Comments

Three types of headaches that you should know about

Does this picture of someone with a headache look familiar? What do you think she's thinking about? Can you remember the last time you experienced what she is going through? Headaches are one of the most common complaints I see in my practice. I have some patient's in my practice who [...]

By |2018-12-25T23:25:01-04:00May 25th, 2017|Categories: Medical Spotlights|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Why firing your doctor today may save your life tomorrow

Its a decision that employers have to make and its probably one of the toughest orders to have to hand out to that employee of yours that has been around for a long time, has put in some great work & has some good memories to share but unfortunately for [...]

By |2018-12-25T23:25:27-04:00May 18th, 2017|Categories: Health Coaching|Tags: , |0 Comments

Osteoarthritis, the disease that lets you know getting old sucks

Download my presentation on Osteoarthritis There are very few diseases that signify that you are getting old like the one we are going to be talking about today. Osteoarthritis is something I deal with in my practice EVERY SINGLE DAY. It's is one of the main reasons why our orthopedic [...]

By |2019-06-15T18:02:02-04:00May 17th, 2017|Categories: Medical Spotlights|Tags: |1 Comment