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Adrenal diseases can cause the adrenal glands to produce too much or not enough hormones, including sex hormones and cortisol. These adrenal diseases can cause a variety of symptoms that range from mild to life-threatening.
The bones in the body not only add support but they help the body move. During early stages of life, the body builds bone faster than it removes it. As we age, production slows down. With bone disorders and natural aging, the structural integrity of the skeleton can weaken. Calcium and bone disorders contribute heavily to weakening of the bones, loss of bone mass or even destruction of bone tissue.
Diabetic foot is a medical term for multiple problems and complications that can happen to people with diabetes. Over time, the high blood sugar levels of diabetes damage nerves and blood vessels in the foot.
Diabetic kidney disease is one of the complications of diabetes. When kidneys are damaged by the high blood sugar levels of diabetes, waste and fluids build up in the blood, instead of being eliminated.
Learn about endocrine-related disorders of the female reproductive system, including types, symptoms, causes and care at Northwell Health.
There are several genetic endocrine disorders that can lead to a greater risk of cancer of the endocrine system, including carcinoids (malignant tumors that develop in hormone producing cells of the adrenal glands).
Gestational diabetes can cause serious complications, but with the care and attention of our experts at the Center for Diabetes in Pregnancy, the condition can be managed with comprehensive education and medical care before, during and after pregnancy.
Learn about hypercalcemia, including its symptoms and signs, causes and care at Northwell Health.
Obesity is a serious, chronic disease that can inflect substantial harm to a person's health. Learn more aabout obesity at Northwell Health