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    • Acromegaly

      Detailed information on acromegaly, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

    • Adrenal Tumors / Pheochromocytoma

      Detailed information on adrenal gland tumors and pheochromocytoma, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

    • Anatomy of the Endocrine System

      The endocrine system includes not only the pancreas—the organ involved in the development of diabetes—but also the pituitary, thyroid, and other glands.

    • Diabetes Insipidus

      Detailed information on diabetes insipidus, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

    • Disorders of the Adrenal Glands

      Detailed information on disorders of the adrenal glands

    • Disorders of the Pancreas

      Detailed information on pancreas disorders, including pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer

    • Disorders of the Parathyroid Glands

      Detailed information on disorders of the parathyroid gland

    • Disorders of the Pituitary Gland

      Detailed information on pituitary gland disorders, including acromegaly, diabetes insipidus, empty sella syndrome, hypopituitarism, and pituitary gland tumors

    • Disorders of the Thyroid

      Detailed information on disorders of the thyroid, including hyperthyroidism, Graves' disease, toxic nodular goiter, thyroiditis, hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, thyroid tumor, hypothyroidism and pregnancy, postpartum thyroiditis, and thyroid horm

    • Empty Sella Syndrome

      Detailed information on empty sella syndrome, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

    • Endocrinology Statistics

      Statistics relating to endocrine disorders

    • Glossary - Endocrinology

      Glossary of terms relating to endocrine disorders for patients and consumers

    • Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

      Detailed information on Hashimoto's thyroiditis, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

    • Home Page - Endocrinology

      Detailed information on endocrine disorders

    • Hormones and the Endocrine System

      Detailed information on hormones and their role in the workings of the endocrine system

    • Hyperparathyroidism

      Detailed information on hyperparathyroidism, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

    • Hyperthyroidism

      Detailed information on hyperthyroidism, including symptoms, types, diagnosis, and treatment

    • Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)

      Hypoglycemia is most often seen as a complication of diabetes and is sometimes referred to as "insulin reaction."

    • Hypoparathyroidism

      Detailed information on hypoparathyroidism, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

    • Hypopituitarism

      Detailed information on hypopituitarism, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

    • Hypothyroidism

      Hypothyroidism is the condition in which the thyroid is underactive—producing too little thyroid hormone.

    • Hypothyroidism and Pregnancy

      Signs of an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism) may be masked by pregnancy. But the thyroid is important for your baby’s brain development. Learn if you should be screened for hypothyroidism.

    • Metabolic Syndrome

      Most people who have metabolic syndrome have insulin resistance. This may be a beginning of the development of type 2 diabetes.

    • Online Resources - Endocrinology

      List of online resources to find additional information on endocrine disorders

    • Overactive Adrenal Glands/Cushing's Syndrome

      Detailed information on overactive adrenal glands and Cushing's syndrome, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

    • Pancreatic Cancer

      Detailed information on pancreatic cancer, including types of benign tumors in the pancreas, malignant pancreatic cancers, symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment

    • Pancreatitis

      Detailed information on pancreatitis, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

    • Parathyroid Tumor

      Detailed information on parathyroid tumors, including symptoms and treatment

    • Pituitary Tumors

      Detailed information on pituitary gland tumors, including symptoms, causes, types, diagnosis, and treatment

    • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

      This syndrome results from several related factors, including insulin resistance. This can lead to obesity and type 2 diabetes and affect fertility.

    • Postpartum Thyroiditis

      Postpartum thyroiditis is a temporary but fairly common condition that results in either an overactive or underactive thyroid.

    • Reproductive Glands

      Detailed information on the anatomy and function of the reproductive glands

    • The Adrenal Glands

      Detailed information on the adrenal gland, its anatomy and function

    • The Pancreas

      Detailed anatomical description of human pancreas, including simple definitions and labeled, full-color illustrations

    • The Parathyroid Glands

      Detailed information on parathyroid glands, including anatomy and function

    • The Pituitary Gland

      Detailed information on the anatomy and function of the pituitary gland

    • The Thyroid Gland

      Detailed information on the thyroid gland, including anatomy and function

    • Thyroid Disorders in Women

      Detailed information on thyroid disorders in women

    • Thyroid Function Tests

      Detailed information on the most common types of thyroid function tests

    • Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy

      Detailed information on thyroid hormone replacement therapy

    • Thyroid Tumor Overview

      Detailed information on thyroid tumors, including symptoms and treatment

    • Topic Index - Endocrinology

      Detailed information on endocrine disorders

    • Type 1 Diabetes

      Type 1 diabetes usually develops in children or young adults, but can start at any age.

    • Underactive Adrenal Glands/Addison's Disease

      Detailed information on Addison's disease, the result of an underactive adrenal gland, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment