About Reid Endocrinology Center
Endocrinology is the branch of medicine concerned with endocrine glands and hormones. The organs involved with the endocrine system incldue the pituitary, thyroid, adrenals, ovaries, testes, and pancreas. All these glands secrete hormones into the blood. Endocrine system disorders can often be attributed to hormone imbalances. Endocrine system disorders can display themselves with a variety of symptoms. Several lab tests may need to be performed to arrive at a proper diagnosis.
Reid Endocrinology Center treats patients with Type 1, Type 2 diabetes, and many other health issues.
Our Diabetes & Nutrition Education program ensures that patients are knowledgeable in managing their dietary needs.
A disease in which the body's ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood and urine.
- Type 1
- Type 2
- Continuous glucose monitoring
- Insulin pumps
A gland in the neck that produces hormes to regulate growth and development.
- Thyroid nodules (perform fine needle apsirations in office)
- Thyroid cancer
Under the category of endocrinology, this is most often metabolism affecting bone production.
- Low bone mass
- At risk for fracture
- Padgett's disease
- Hip & Spine fracture
Glands located above the kidneys. These glads secrete epinephrine, norepinephrine, and corticosteroids.
- Cushing's syndrome
- Conn's disease
- Adrenal insufficiency
- Adrenal Adenoma/nodule
A pea sized body attached to the base of the brain. This gland controls growth and development and the function of other endocrine glands.
- Pituitary adenomas
- Other pituitary hormonal disorders
Metabolism refers to the process for the body to convert and use energy. These are disorders that complicate that process, or make it not operate as it should:
- Lipid disorders
- Blood pressure
- Metabolic syndrome
- Obesity/weight management
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