Sentara Endocrinology Specialists evaluate, diagnose, and treat a wide variety of diseases and long-term management disorders of the endocrine system. This system is a complex group of glands that produce hormones to help control activities in your body such as reproduction, metabolism, growth and development. At Sentara Endocrinology Specialists, our doctors partner with you to diagnose and treat conditions that are often complex and involve many systems within your body.
Most endocrine disorders are chronic diseases that need life-long care. Some of the most common endocrine diseases include diabetes, thyroid disorders, calcium and bone abnormalities including osteoporosis and vitamin D deficiency, pituitary disorders, male and female hormonal imbalances, cancer of the endocrine glands and certain hypertensive entities.