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Endocrinology and Diabetes

Adrenal Corticosteroids
Adrenal Corticosteroids
The adrenal glands are part of the endocrine system, which regulates hormone levels in the body. They are small, pyramid-shaped glands that rest on the...
Diabetes
Diabetes
During the digestive process, much of the food that is eaten is converted into glucose, commonly known as blood sugar. Glucose circulates in the bloodstream...
Diabetes Medication
Diabetes Medication
During the digestive process, much of the food that is eaten is converted into glucose, commonly known as blood sugar. Glucose circulates in the bloodstream...
Diabetic Nephropathy
Diabetic Nephropathy
The kidneys are a pair of small, bean-shaped organs located towards the back of the torso, behind the lower ribs. Although people are born with...
Diabetic Neuropathy
Diabetic Neuropathy
The human nervous system consists of vast network of specialized tissue including the brain, spinal cord, and nerves which connect and control all the organs...
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diabetic Retinopathy
During normal vision, light passes through the cornea on the outer surface of the eye, and then through the pupil and the lens, focusing on...
Estrogen Replacement Therapy
Estrogen Replacement Therapy
The female reproductive system includes the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. The ovaries are almond-shaped glands located on either side of the uterus. Each month,
Gestational Diabetes
Gestational Diabetes
One of the most common complications during pregnancy is the development of gestational diabetes. Approximately 5 percent of pregnant women will develop this disorder. In...
Insulin Delivery
Insulin Delivery
Diabetes is a condition that develops because of elevated levels of glucose or blood sugar in the bloodstream. Many people with diabetes take insulin to...
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Disease
The thyroid is one of several glands in the endocrine system. It is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the front of the neck. The glands...
Thyroid Medication
Thyroid Medication
The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the front of the neck. Inside the thyroid gland are millions of follicles. These follicles produce hormones...