A specialty clinic for diagnosis, treatment and management of disorders of the endocrine glands (including the thyroid, adrenal and pituitary glands), such as diabetes, hormonal and hyperthyroidism.
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Endocrinology deals with disorder of the endocrine system and its specific secretions, called hormones.The endocrine system is a complex group of glands. Glands are organs that make hormones. These substances help control activities in your body. Different types of hormones control reproduction, metabolism (food burning and waste elimination), growth and development.
Endocrinologists diagnose and treat hormone imbalances and problems by helping to restore the normal balance of hormones in your system. They take care of many conditions including:
- thyroid diseases
- metabolic disorders
- over or under production of hormones
- cholesterol (lipid) disorders
- lack of growth (short stature)
- cancers of the endocrine glands