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Providence offers diagnosis and treatment for hormonal conditions as part of its endocrinology service such as thyroid disorders, diabetes and osteoporosis.
Endocrinology is a specialty of medicine that deals with all diseases related to hormones. This specialty covers physical functions such as metabolism, respiration, reproduction, sensory perception, and movement, as well as the endocrine glands and tissues.
Endocrinologists most commonly provide treatment for the following conditions:
Besides diabetes, our specialists offer leading-edge care for hormonal diseases of other types. For example, we offer a unique service for patients with thyroid nodules called ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration, which is used to obtain thyroid cells to be tested for potential cancer.
The onset of type 2 diabetes may be delayed or prevented if you are aware of your risk factors.