What is endocrinology?

Endocrinology is the branch of medicine that deals with the endocrine system, which controls the hormones in your body, and the glands that produce them. Many different conditions involve the endocrine system,

What does an endocrinologist treat?

Endocrinologists are specially trained doctors who diagnose diseases that affect the glands. Kelsey-Seybold’s endocrinologists treat hormone disorders such as diabetes that knock-out the body’s ability to function properly.

Why would you go to an endocrinologist?

An endocrinologist is a specialist doctor who treats imbalances of hormones or the endocrine system of the body. An endocrinologist is trained for almost two to three years in endocrinology after completing four years of medical schooling and three years of post-graduation in internal medicine. Hormones are secreted by the endocrine glands of the body. Different hormones have different actions. Each hormone acts on a specific body part. They help in the growth and development of the body and regulate various bodily functions

What disease does an endocrinologist study?

Endocrinologists are specially trained doctors who diagnose diseases that affect the glands. Kelsey-Seybold’s endocrinologists treat hormone disorders such as diabetes that knock-out the body’s ability to function properly. ​ Diabetes is important because it affects so many people