Endocrinology

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Overview

The glands of the endocrine system play a very important role in regulating functions of the body like metabolism, reproduction, and growth and development, to name just a few. Endocrinology is the specialty that deals with diseases associated with the endocrine glands, which secrete hormones. The Endocrinology Department at Atrius Health helps patients manage a number of endocrine-related illnesses, such as diabetes, thyroid disease, cholesterol disorders, and hypertension. Our physicians and their medical teams provide comprehensive care to patients experiencing a wide variety of additional endocrine and metabolic disorders including:

  • Adrenal disorders
  • Pituitary dysfunction
  • Parathyroid disorders
  • Hormonal disorders causing infertility
  • Weight problems

Additional Endocrinology Information

To learn more about some endocrine system-related illnesses, click on the links below to go to the Healthwise Knowledgebase: