Dr. Kanji is a gestational diabetes specialist here to help you control your blood sugar with direct, and easy access that can't be delayed.


A diagnosis of gestational diabetes can be worrying.

Are you frustrated by the ups and downs of blood sugars despite the same routine?

Does your health care provider listen to and understand your worries and frustration?

Are you worried about the potential pregnancy complications?

Why Choose Ethos Endocrinology?

Ethos Endocrinology is a no-insurance model that serves you – not your health insurance company. We removed interference from insurance to give you the time and care you need.

Why Join Ethos Endocrinology?

Get Your Appointment

Do not wait weeks for an appointment with an endocrinologist. We offer same or next day appointments.

Minimal to Zero Wait

​Our average waiting room time is 1 minute.

Time with Your Doctor

Our visits last 30-60 minutes. Not the short and hurried visits you have experienced.

Access Your Doctor

Message with Dr. Kanji between visits to make the changes you need.

Flexible Follow-up

Follow-up appointments can be in-office, video, or telephone.

No Surprise Bills

You will not receive unexpected bills. Our pricing is transparent and provided up-front.


We do not send your medical records to an insurance company for reimbursement.

No Copay

See our transparent pricing below.

What Do People Say About Our Service?

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Ethos Endocrinology Pricing

As a direct care practice, we do not bill health insurance plans. We offer the same reasonable and transparent pricing for everyone.

Learn more about the benefits of direct care.

We offer a membership or fee-for-service. Most patients find the greatest value with the membership. Some patients need infrequent visits or a one-time consultation. Our fee-for-service option makes this possible.

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One-time enrollment fee$125N/A
Office consultationIncluded$200
Office follow-upIncluded$100
Video follow-upIncluded$75
Telephone follow-upIncluded$75
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Decide if we are the right fit for you, without requiring the time and money of a consultation.

Our Houston Clinic

2500 Fondren Rd, Suite 320, Houston, TX 77063


Why choose Dr. Kanji as your gestational diabetes specialist?

As your gestational diabetes specialist, Dr. Kanji creates your customized plan with you by listening to your needs and concerns. Access Dr. Kanji between visits for quick changes to your gestational diabetes care. The time, care, and access you receive is affordable.

What are the symptoms of gestational diabetes?

Gestational diabetes may not have any signs. Some woman may experience:

  • Significant thirst
  • Significant hunger
  • Increased urination
  • Blurred vision

How is gestational diabetes diagnosed?

Pregnant women are screened for gestational diabetes between 24 – 28 weeks of pregnancy. Gestational diabetes is diagnosed by oral glucose tolerance test using one of two strategies1:

1) 1-step strategy
- Performed in the morning fasting
- Fasting blood sugar is checked by blood draw
- Pregnant woman is given 70 grams of a sugary drink to consumes
- Blood sugar is checked via blood draw at 1 and 2 hours after consuming the drink
- Diagnosis is made when one or more blood sugar values are higher than the cutoff

2) 2-step strategy
- Pregnant woman is given 50 grams of a sugary drink to consume
- Blood sugar is checked via blood draw 1 hour after consuming the drink
- If the blood sugar at 1 hour is higher than the cutoff value, a second oral glucose tolerance test is performed
- Second test is performed in the morning fasting
- Fasting blood sugar is checked by blood draw
- 100 grams of a sugary drink is given
- Blood sugar is checked via blood draw at 1, 2, and 3 hours after consuming the drink
- Diagnosis is made when one or more blood sugar values are higher than the cutoff

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