Endocrinology

Endocrinology is the medical specialty that deals with the endocrine glands, which, through the production and release of hormones, control many aspects of our bodily functions. Examples of diseases an endocrinologist would treat are:

  • Blood sugar disorders, including types 1 and 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, and hypoglycemia
  • Thyroid disorders, including thyroid tumors and cancer, goiter, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, Graves-Basedow disease, and Hashimoto's thyroiditis
  • Parathyroid disorders
  • Pituitary gland disorders, including diabetes insipidus and tumors of the pituitary gland
  • Sex hormone disorders

Physicians Specializing in Endocrinology