Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition

Body System Location: Digestive system

The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition provides a full range of health services in the areas of diabetes, hyperthyroidism, metabolic syndrome and others. Patients can receive assessment, diagnosis, treatment and care for chronic disease related to their hormone function. Our physicians and staff know that these types of conditions require care for the patient as well as the disease. We get to know our patients, their lifestyles and what it takes to live as healthy as possible. Each patient is supported by a team of endocrinologists, nurse practitioners, diabetes educators, dietitians, and pharmacotherapy specialists, all certified in their professional fields.

Services

  • Diagnosis and treatment of hyperthyroidism, goiter, and thyroid nodules
  • Comprehensive management of thyroid cancer
  • Diagnosis and management of adrenal and hypothalamic-pituitary disorders
  • Evaluation of impotence and hypogonadism
  • Management of disorders of calcium and bone metabolism, including hypercalcemia and osteopenia
  • Diabetes services
    • Screening, diagnosis, and treatment
    • Intensive diagnosis management, including insulin-pump therapy
    • Diabetes management during pregnancy
    • Retinopathy screening
    • Nephropathy screening
    • Foot-care service
  • Diabetes-education programs (recognized by the American Diabetes Association) for both inpatients and outpatients
  • Nutritional services
    • Diagnosis and management of hyperlipidemia
    • Management of nutritional deficiencies and nutrition-related disorders
    • Medical-nutrition therapy