Endocrinology services provide tests, diagnoses and treatments to patients with common endocrine disorders.
Endocrinologists treat a variety of common disorders that can severely impact upon the quality of everyday life, including diabetes, thyroid and parathyroid diseases and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Conditions such as these can require a variety of tests to determine their cause and may involve an array of treatments to control them.
Common conditions that endocrinologists can treat include:
- Thyroid disorders – over or underactive thyroid
- Parathyroid disorders
- Adrenal disorders – Adison’s disease, hypogonadism
- Ovarian endocrine disorders – polycystic ovarian syndrome
- Lipid disorders – cholesterol / trigliceride disorders