Treatments & services: Diabetes and endocrinology

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The adrenal glands are small, triangular glands located on the top of both kidneys that produce hormones. An adrenalectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the adrenal gland and commonly used to treat adrenal cancer, which offers the best chance for a cure...


When it comes to managing diabetes during pregnancy, Northwell Health is leading in blood glucose monitoring and ketone testing. The Center for Diabetes in Pregnancy, one of the few programs in the tri-state area recognized by the American Diabetes Association, the Center for Diabetes in Pregnancy, is devoted to offering continuous care for pregnant women with diabetes...


Diabetes insulin pump therapy (subcutaneous insulin infusion therapy) involves the use of a (usually mobile) insulin pump to continuously pump insulin through plastic tubing attached to a needle under the skin near the abdomen...


Participants of Northwell Health’s Education and Disease Management Programs benefit from the latest treatments and educational resources. Through our specially trained team of nurse practitioners, registered nurses and registered dietitians, we provide health and lifestyle assistance and support to those living with diabetes, pre-diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, COPD, kidney disease, heart disease and other conditions...


Reduction of pressure in diabetic foot care, known as offloading, is an essential aspect of neuropathic foot (diabetic) wound care. Foot pressures, shock and shear can be reduced with appropriately fitted shoes, insoles, and socks...


Diabetic foot reconstruction surgery corrects the damage to the foot and ankle caused by complications of diabetes. The high blood sugar levels of diabetes commonly cause nerve damage and poor circulation in the feet...


Diabetic wound care is used to treat chronic wounds (e.g., those that have not shown any signs of healing within four to six weeks). These wounds are often associated with inadequate blood flow to the wound site...


Endocrine surgery treatments are procedures used to treat thyroid and parathyroid disorders, both malignant and benign. Surgeons specializing in thyroid and parathyroid surgery use the latest techniques to perform a variety of procedures including: Minimally invasive parathyroid surgery Ambulatory thyroid and parathyroid surgery Short scar thyroid surgery Intraoperative nerve monitoring Thyroid surgery Parathyroid surgery Endocrine surgeons work together with pathologists (who specialize in the cytopathology and histopathology of thyroid and parathyroid disorders), radiologists and nuclear medicine physicians to treat conditions related to the thyroid and parathyroid.


Checking blood glucose levels regularly with glucose monitoring devices is vital to proper diabetes management. Management has been simplified in the home setting using a variety of glucose monitoring devices that minimize the steps to obtain an accurate blood sugar count...


Intensive insulin management therapy takes an aggressive approach to the blood glucose management. It involves setting specific goals for maintaining blood sugar levels within a certain range before and after meals...