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Endocrinology Services

Kern Medical is a regional leader in diagnosing and treating disorders of the endocrine system, working with the newest therapies and the most effective treatment innovations. Endocrinology is the study of hormones produced by eight major glands throughout your body. Hormones are chemical messengers between cells. Hormones impact body processes such as:

  • Growth and development
  • Metabolism
  • Mood
  • Reproduction
  • Sexual function

Our team tailors our patients’ treatment plans to meet their individual needs. We specialize in the management of:

  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Pregnancy and Diabetes
  • Hypothalamic and Pituitary disorders including pituitary tumors, Prolactinomas, acromegaly, and diabetes insipidus
  • Thyroid disorders including hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, thyroiditis, goiters, thyroid nodules and thyroid cancers
  • Disorders of mineral metabolism including parathyroid and calcium disorders, osteoporosis, and osteomalacia
  • Adrenal disorders including Hyperaldosteronism, Cushing's syndrome, Addison's disease, adrenal tumors, nodules and carcinomas.
  • Hypoglycemic conditions and insulin secreting tumors.
  • Ovarian conditions including abnormal menstrual cycles, polycystic ovary syndrome, hirsutism, infertility, perimenopause, and menopausal states
  • Testicular conditions including impotence, loss of sexual interest, diminished testosterone production, hypogonadism, and infertility
  • Hyperlipidemias
  • Transsexual medicine and hormone treatment.
  • Obesity and weight loss – follow-up after gastric bypass or other weight loss surgeries

Applying the Latest Knowledge & Medical Developments in Endocrinology

Our team of expert physicians and educators strive to provide the best care for all patients living with diabetes mellitus. We are adept in the newest of technologies and medications. Our team provides individualized plans for all types of diabetes, including Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes (diabetes that occurs during pregnancy). We provide high-quality diabetes education via certified diabetes educators. We have education classes either in group or individual sessions on diet control and insulin management. Our staff care for patients using insulin pumps and provide analysis of continuous glucose monitoring systems (CGM).

Our state-of-the-art services include thyroid and ultrasound biopsies.

We provide services in alignment with other medical specialties, including ophthalmology, nephrology, cardiology, podiatry and vascular surgery for Diabetes.

Our team works in collaboration with ENT surgeons, Neurosurgeons and Urologists in management of various other endocrine disorders.

We encourage patients to play an active role in following their treatment plans and maintain a strong emphasis on patient education.

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