Endocrinology Department provides comprehensive testing, diagnosis, treatment and patient education programs for all endocrinal dysfunctions leading to thyroid, obesity, diabetes and infertility.
Health Blogs for Endocrinology
Oct 08, 2016 05:15
People with cystic fibrosis experience a build-up of thick sticky mucus in the lungs, digestive system and other organs Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease marked by lung infections. A defective gene causes the build-up of mucus in the lungs, pancreas and other organs. The mucus causes extensive damage to the lungs and pancreas leading […]
What to eat to manage diabetes effectively?
Sep 16, 2016 05:00
Eating low-glycemic foods helps to keep your diabetes under control Diabetics need to manage their sugar levels by having a planned diet, exercise and adequate rest. A planned or balanced diet is most crucial for managing diabetics. Any neglect as taking improper diet may spike sugar levels in the blood, and lead to further complications. […]
Sudden weight loss, rapid heartbeat, neck swelling, red and swollen eyes are signs of Hyperthyroidism
May 24, 2016 04:53
Hyperthyroidism is a condition where the thyroid glands produce too much of thyroxine. Excess of thyroxine brings changes in the metabolism. The fall-out is seen as sudden weight loss, irregular heartbeat, sweating, nervousness and irritability. Effective treatments for hyperthyroidism include administering of anti-thyroid medications and radioactive iodine. In some cases, the doctor may advise for […]
Hypothyroidism is a common disorder of the endocrine system
Apr 27, 2016 05:38
Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. Thyroid is a small gland present at the base and front of the neck, below the Adam’s apple. Thyroid gland produces two types of hormones, triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4), which help in controlling metabolism of the body (body temperature, heart […]
Facts About Diabetes or An invisible illness on the prowl
Nov 14, 2015 12:48
Diabetes or Diabetes mellitus (DM) includes a group of metabolic diseases. Diabetes is characterized by high blood sugar levels in the blood over a prolonged period. A diabetic shows symptoms of high blood sugar including frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger. Cardiovascular disease, stroke, chronic kidney failure, foot ulcers, and eye damage are found in […]