Diabetes - 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
Thyroid - a gland in the neck that produces hormes to regulate growth and development.
- Thyroid nodules (perform fine needle apsirations in office)
- Thyroid cancer
Bone Disorders - 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
Adrenal - glands located above the kidneys. These glads secrete epinephrine, norepinephrine, and corticosteroids.
- Cushing's syndrome
- Conn's disease
- Adrenal insufficiency
- Adrenal Adenoma/nodule
Pituitary - 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
Metabolic 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