The endocrine system consists of a network of glands that secrete hormones to regulate the body’s functions such as growth and development, metabolism, reproduction, internal balance of systems and response to stress or stimuli.
The most common endocrine disease is Diabetes. According to the CDC, Diabetes affects 25.8 million Americans of which over 7 million are undiagnosed.
Everyone diagnosed with diabetes needs to be extremely diligent about choosing nutritious food options, maintaining a healthy weight and staying as fit as possible with exercise. Caring for yourself and your diabetes is the first step to feeling better. Dedicated personal maintenance may also help deter other diabetes related health issues
Sometimes there are obstacles to coming into a medical office, but help is still available. Our doctor can meet you over a HIPAA compliant connection. Same day appointments available!