Endocrinology

This form of diabetes develops during pregnancy. With it, the hormone insulin has problems helping the body turn blood glucose (commonly called blood sugar) into energy. In most cases, gestational diabetes can be controlled with no complications. It often goes away after pregnancy.

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Diabetes is a disease that affects the way the body uses glucose, also called sugar, to fuel the body’s cells. People with diabetes have too much glucose in their blood, and a poor mechanism for converting it to energy. Without proper management, diabetes can cause severe problems throughout the body.

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This chronic condition was once known as “juvenile diabetes.” With it, the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Insulin is a hormone the body needs to convert blood glucose (also called blood sugar) into energy. Type 1 diabetes can develop at any age, but it is most commonly diagnosed in children and adolescents. It can result in life-threatening complications.

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This disease is the most common form of diabetes. With it, the hormone insulin has problems turning blood glucose (commonly called blood sugar) into energy. If untreated, type 2 diabetes can lead to many serious problems.

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Focuses on the endocrine system, which includes the pituitary, thyroid, adrenals, ovaries, testes and pancreas, which are glands that secrete hormones into the blood that perform a variety of functions

Our Services

  • Diabetes Management
  • Diet & Weight Control
  • Diet Counseling
  • Infertility (Female)
  • Infertility (Male)
  • Neck and Salivary Gland Tumors
  • Osteoporosis & Osteopenia
  • Thyroid Disease (Adult)
  • Weight Loss

Specialties

The branch of physiology and medicine concerned with endocrine glands and hormone. Areas an endocrinologist focuses on include the pituitary, adrenal, pancreas, ovary, testis and thyroid glands. Issues with endocrine system function can lead to conditions such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism, infertility and osteoporosis. Our Services Diabetes Management Diet & Weight…

Locations

1160 E. 3900 S., Ste. 1000,
Salt Lake City, UT 84124

3725 West 4100 South,
West Valley, UT 84120