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The definition of endocrinology is that it’s a branch of medicine involving the endocrine system – consisting of several glands – its diseases, and the hormones these glands secrete. Common endocrine problems or diseases include diabetes, thyroid disease, growth disorders, sexual dysfunction, and other hormone-related disorders.


Also included in endocrinology are issues of metabolism, growth and development, sleep, digestion, respiration, mood, stress, lactation, reproduction and sensory perception caused by hormones.


Hormones, which are secreted directly into the blood, may have several different effects on different organs, and one organ can be affected by more than one hormone. That makes endocrinology a valuable medical field, but also a confusing one for the patient.


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  • I’m a 50 y/o female diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Here are my recent test results. Could this be diabetic nephropathy?
  • Is it OK to use an apple cider diet supplement with hypothyroidism as long as it is at least three hours after taking levothyroxine 0.075 mg?
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