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Endocrinology

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

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

Detailed information on disorders of the adrenal glands

Detailed information on the adrenal gland, its anatomy and function

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

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

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

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

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

Glossary of terms relating to endocrine disorders for patients and consumers

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

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

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

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

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

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

Detailed information on endocrine disorders

List of online resources to find additional information on endocrine disorders

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

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

Detailed information on pancreas disorders, including pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer

Detailed information on parathyroid glands, including anatomy and function

Detailed information on disorders of the parathyroid gland

Detailed information on parathyroid tumors, including symptoms and treatment

Detailed information on the anatomy and function of the pituitary gland

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

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

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

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.

Detailed information on the anatomy and function of the reproductive glands

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

Detailed information on endocrine disorders

Statistics relating to endocrine disorders

Detailed information on the most common types of thyroid function tests

Detailed information on the thyroid gland, including anatomy and function

Detailed information on thyroid hormone replacement therapy

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

Detailed information on thyroid tumors, including symptoms and treatment

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

Detailed information on thyroid disorders in women

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

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

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

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

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