Sentara Endocrinology Specialists
Endocrinology is the medical specialty that deals with diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to hormones and the hormone producing glands of the body. Endocrinology covers such human functions as the coordination of energy metabolism, growth and reproduction.
Conditions that an endocrinologist treats include Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, thyroid disorders, parathyroid gland disorders (hypercalcemia), pituitary disorders, adrenal gland disorders, osteoporosis, hypertension, cholesterol (lipid) disorders, hypertriglyceridemia (high triglyceride levels in the blood), polycystic ovary syndrome, infertility, lack of growth and cancers of the endocrine glands.
The Sentara Endocrinology Specialists team proudly coordinates your healthcare needs across multiple care settings, as needed. Referrals and pre-authorizations for services and medical procedures are organized for you by our highly-trained staff.
Your health is our main priority! We invite you to participate as an equal partner in your health care.
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