Conditions: Diabetes and endocrinology

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Several tumor types can develop in the adrenal glands, which sit on the kidneys. These two small glands produce hormones which help to control certain bodily responses, a balance frequently disrupted by tumors...


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...


Diabetes is a chronic disease marked by high levels of sugar in the blood. Diabetes can be caused by too little insulin, resistance to insulin, or both...


Diabetes that is not properly controlled can lead to periodontal (gum) diseases in both young and old people. Periodontal diseases are infections of the gums and bone that hold the teeth in place...


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...


Neuropathy and blood vessel disease associated with diabetes can cause a variety of diabetic foot conditions, including ulcerations and infections. The nerves of the feet are the longest in the body and often are affected by neuropathy...


Diabetic kidney disease is one of the complications of diabetes. The function of healthy kidneys is to act as filters that keep the bloodstream clean. When kidneys are damaged by the high blood sugar levels of diabetes, waste and fluids build up in the blood, instead of being eliminated...


A variety of conditions affect male reproduction, with a number of these male reproductive disorders directly or partially associated with the endocrine system...


The endocrine system is responsible for a number of disorders affecting the female reproduction system. Some conditions affecting female reproduction are caused by endocrine disorders...