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Endocrinology (Hormone and Gland Disorders)

Endocrinologists are specialists who treat conditions of the hormones and glands. You will see an endocrinologist if you need treatment for complications of diabetes or if you need help managing your disease.

The endocrine system is a complex system of hormone-producing glands. They control many parts of our daily lives, such as how we digest food, how we grow, and how we develop sexually. These hormone levels are carefully balanced, and an imbalance can lead to endocrine problems affecting the entire body.

Our specialists in endocrinology treat all conditions of the hormone system. These include thyroid conditions, which can cause fatigue, weight gain and dry hair and nails. Other conditions may cause nervousness, sweating and difficulty concentrating.

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