糖尿病, 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.

    Endocrinologistsand primary care physicians are also on the lookout formetabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions borne from a sedentary lifestyle. When they occur together, it increases the risk ofheart disease,strokeand type 2diabetes. These include increasedhigh 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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