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Medical Specialist: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
The American Board of Internal Medicine offers many subspecialty certification opportunities for doctors who have completed three years of trai...

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Medical Specialist: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

The American Board of Internal Medicine offers many subspecialty certification opportunities for doctors who have completed three years of training and are Board Certified Internists. Endocrinologists specialize in disorders of the endocrine glands and hormones, including diabetes and problems with metabolism. They are experts in managing the care of:

Associated Diseases

  • Diabetes mellitus, Type 1
  • Diabetes mellitus, Type 2
  • Graves disease
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Cushing disease
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Acromegaly
  • Hormone imbalances
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Secondary infertility
  • Diabetes insipidus
  • Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH)
  • Addisons disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hirsutism
  • Adrenal insufficiency

Reference:

American Board of Medical Specialties, 2006-2008.

Written by: JC Jones MA, RN
Last Updated: February 20, 2008
Published By: Healthline Networks Inc.
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