Diabetes, endocrinology & metabolic disorders

    Our approach to diabetes, endocrinology & metabolic disorders

    Hormones help control your mood, growth and development, the way your organs work, metabolism and reproduction. When your glands aren’t working properly, a knowledgeable specialist can help readjust this balance.

    Endocrinologists and primary care physicians are also on the lookout for metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions borne from a sedentary lifestyle. When they occur together, it increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes. These include increased high blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels.

    Specializing in diabetes, endocrinology & metabolic disorders


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