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Endocrinology Definitions

If you are having health problems related to your glands or metabolism, your primary care doctor may want to send you to see an endocrinologist for proper diagnosis. An endocrinologist specializes in disorders of the metabolism and glands and can give give proper treatment for diabetes and other disorders. If you are unfamiliar with the practice of endocrinology, you may want to read up on some of these key terms before your appointment.

  • Endocrinology - A branch of medicine dealing with hormonal diseases and gland disorders. Physicians who specialize in this field may have a private practice or work in a hospital.
  • Type 2 Diabetes - Adult onset diabetes caused by having extremely high levels of glucose in the blood. People with type 2 diabetes are not insulin dependent.
  • Thyroid - A gland in the neck which helps to control a person's metabolism.
  • Mellitus - A term used to refer to metabolic illnesses such as diabetes type 1 and type 2.
  • Pediatric Physician - A doctor who primarily treats disorders in babies and children.
  • Hyperglycemia - The medical term for when a person has a high blood sugar.
  • Surgeon - A doctor who works in a hospital or clinic and specializes in performing a certain type of surgery or procedure. Sometimes older individuals with diabetes may need foot surgery.
  • Complication - A side effect that impacts a person's health as the result of a surgery.
  • Eye - An organ humans use to see out of. Some diabetic patients have problems with their eyesight.
  • Symptom - An indication or sign that something else may be wrong. When a person experiences odd health symptoms, a doctor will perform an exam.
    Endocrine Fellows Foundation
    Endocrinology and diabetes doctors can treat and diagnose type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and type 3 diabetes.  Learn more about the diagnosis and treatment of these conditions from our association.
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    Intelligent Health Center
    775 Johnson Ferry Rd Ne, Atlanta, GA 30342
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    (404) 531-3933
    User Review: "Dr. Isaacs is the most knowledgeable doctor I have ever seen for thyroid problems. His recommendations have helped improve..." - Joan (GA)
    Eastside Endocrine PC
    1608 Tree Ln Ste A100, Snellville, GA 30078
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    (770) 979-7466
    User Review: "I was recommended this particular doctor by a good friend of mine. The initial visit was good as they have you see the pa..."
    Cacia V Soares Welch MD
    1240 Jesse Jewell Pkwy Se, Gainesville, GA 30501
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    (770) 536-9864
    User Review: "I called to offer patient assistance and the receptionist sent me to human resources. The person who answered the phone was..."
    Y Khalid Siddiq MD
    1700 Hospital South Dr Ste 200, Austell, GA 30106
    (770) 948-5578
    Elyse Glaser DR
    833 Campbell Hill St Nw Ste 350, Marietta, GA 30060
    (770) 425-3339
    Peter Ulbrich DR
    3280 Howell Mill Rd Nw Ste 321, Atlanta, GA 30327
    (404) 605-0357
    John M Wolff MD
    3193 Howell Mill Rd Nw Ste 214, Atlanta, GA 30327
    (404) 351-1806
    Piedmont Endocrinology Consultants
    105 Collier Rd Nw, Atlanta, GA 30309
    (404) 367-3210
    Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
    3525 Piedmont Rd Ne Bldg 6-300, Atlanta, GA 30305
    (404) 812-9024
    Atlanta Diabetes Associates
    77 Collier Rd Nw Ste 2080, Atlanta, GA 30309
    (404) 355-4393
    Ernest W Beasley Jr MD
    5667 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ne, Atlanta, GA 30342
    (404) 256-0775
    Laureate Medical Group
    5673 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ne Ste 775, Atlanta, GA 30342
    (404) 256-8500
    Pediatric Endocrine Associates PC
    1100 Lake Hearn Dr Ne, Atlanta, GA 30342
    (404) 531-4720
    Scott Isaacs MD
    775 Johnson Ferry Rd Ne, Atlanta, GA 30342
    (404) 531-0350
    Atlanta Endocrine Associates
    775 Johnson Ferry Rd Ne, Atlanta, GA 30342
    (404) 531-0350

    Endocrinology is a sector of the study of biology. With the rising obesity levels in our society over the last decades, the treatment and prevention of diabetes are a major part of health care. Endocrinologists are physicians who study and treat the endocrine system. They may work as part of a private practice or on a team at a medical center. These doctors are working to treat diabetes as well as many other disorders such as those of the thyroid. Issues related to metabolism are also relevant. Diabetic mellitus are varied and are not always initially noticeable by the patient. Often, a person will come to a clinic or general doctor complaining of certain issues. A blood glucose test can determine if the individual is a diabetic. If Blood Sugar levels are too high to treat with diet alone a person may have to take insulin on a regular basis. Type 2 diabetes is the most serious condition and presents many challenges for the sufferer. They may experience complications from the disease with a foot or eye as they age. A surgeon may be consulted for an exam if toes or feet have severe damage. Those with hyperglycemia have problems with levels dropping too low. They suffer from their own set of symptoms and must carefully monitor their food intake. If a child is receives a diagnosis from a doctor they may be referred to a pediatric endocrinologist. Medicine is sometimes available in pill form. Other times, it has to be administered by injection. Endocrinology continues to advance through the efforts of researchers and physicians. Better practices are sought to help individuals who suffer from problems related to metabolism, blood sugar, and other issues of the endocrine system.
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