Type 1 diabetes (T1D), previously known as juvenile or kids’ diabetes, is a form of diabetes in which very little or no insulin is produced by the pancreas.
Osteoporosis is a disease in which your bones weaken increasing the risk of a broken bone. It is the most common reason for broken bones among the elderly. Bones that commonly break include Vertebrae, Forearm, and Pelvic (hip) bones.
A number of Endocrine diseases involve dysfunctions of the adrenal gland. Overproduction of Cortisol leads to Cushing’s syndrome, whereas insufficient production of Cortisol is known as Addison’s disease.
Cushing syndrome occurs when your body is exposed to high levels of the hormone cortisol for an extended period of time.
Type 2 diabetes (T2D), formerly known as adult-onset diabetes, is a form of diabetes that is characterized by high blood sugar, insulin resistance, and relative lack of insulin. Common symptoms include increased thirst, frequent urination, and unexplained weight loss.
The thyroid gland regulates the metabolism of the body, while parathyroid glands regulate calcium levels.
The main endocrine gland is the Pituitary gland. It is a small structure located within the Cranium (head). It is called the master gland because it produces hormones that control other glands and many bodily functions including growth.
Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on a persons’ health.