Primary care physicians know a lot about diagnosing and treating many ailments that affect the human body. But when it comes to specific diseases and conditions directly related to glands, they often refer patients to a specialist practice like us. Here at Advanced Endocrinology and Weight Management, our overall goal is to restore the normal balance of hormones found in a patient’s body. Some of the more common conditions and diseases we diagnose and treat include.

 

CONDITIONS WE TREAT

  • Diabetes Type 1 and 2:

Diabetes Mellitus affects the ability of the body to use blood sugar for energy. We provide latest treatment options for management of diabetes including insulin pump, CGM sensor and customized medication management.

To learn more about diabetes, please visit www.diabetes.org.

  • Thyroid disease:

Thyroid gland regulates way body uses energy. Conditions that we treat include Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Goiter, Thyroiditis, Thyroid nodules and Thyroid cancer. We perform thyroid ultrasound and Fine needle aspiration (FNA) of thyroid nodules in our office. We use AFFIRMA gene expression classifier to evaluate thyroid biopsy specimens.

To learn more about thyroid disease, please visit www.thyroid.org.

  • Osteoporosis:

Osteoporosis is a disease where bones become fragile and leads to fracture. We provide latest treatment options for osteoporosis.

To learn more about osteoporosis, please visit www.nof.org.

  • Parathyroid gland disease and Calcium metabolism:

Parathyroid glands regulate the level of calcium in the body and control bone function. We diagnose and treat different disorders of the parathyroid glands and metabolic bone disorders like hyperparathyroidism, Osteomalacia (vitamin D deficiency), hypercalcemia, hypocalcemia  and Paget’s disease of the bone.

To learn more about parathyroid disorders,please visit www.nlm.nih.gov.

  • Sexual Hormone disorders in Men and Women:

We diagnose and treat hormonal disorders including, Polycystic ovarian disease (PCOS), Hirsutism (excessive hair in women).

For more information, please visit www.hormone.org.

  • Adrenal and Pituitary Disease:

We diagnose and treat adrenal insufficiency, adrenal tumors, pituitary tumors and high prolactin level.

For more information, please visit www.hormone.org.