Overview of Endocrinology
Endocrinologists on the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White Health study and treat problems with the glands. People see endocrinologists for a variety of reasons. Common reasons include thyroid diseases, metabolic disorders, menopause, osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease, hypertension, lipid disorders, and most commonly, diabetes.
Baylor Scott & White is committed to ongoing research, innovative treatment and the development of management programs to help treat diabetes.
Some common conditions treated by endocrinologists on the medical staff include:
- Lipid disorders
High blood cholesterol and triglycerides
- Parathyroid calcium disorders
- Pituitary and adrenal disorders
- Thyroid diseases
- Lifestyle changes
Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs offered at Baylor Scott & White provide a variety of diabetes education. The self-management education programs cover topics that are key to living successfully with diabetes.
At Baylor Scott & White, we offer
islet cell transplant for people with chronic pancreatitis. We are the first hospital in the southwest to perform islet cell transplantation for people with type 1 diabetes, as well as chronic pancreatitis.