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Endocrinology

US News Best Hospital Badge DiabetesUK Endocrinology offers diagnosis and treatment of diabetes, thyroid disease, pituitary disease and other endocrine disorders.

The endocrine system is a complex collection of hormone-producing glands that control basic body functions such as metabolism, growth and sexual development.

The amount of hormones produced by each gland is carefully balanced. Too much or too little of a certain hormone can have effects throughout the body and cause various endocrine disorders.

Many of the hormones produced by the endocrine glands interact with one another to maintain this delicate balance.

  • Specialties

    • Calcium and bone metabolism disorders
    • Diabetes mellitus, including neuropathy and insulin resistance
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Lipid abnormalities
    • Obesity management
    • Pituitary diseases
    • Thyroid disorders
    • Thyroid nodule and oncology service

    Diabetes: The Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center is a multidisciplinary center designed to provide medical management in every area of your diabetes as well as educational support to assist you in implementing lifestyle changes.

    Transgender Management Program: Our program offers comprehensive evaluation and hormonal management of transgendered individuals. To schedule an appointment please call 859-323-2232 and have your primary care provider and/or therapist fax a letter to 859-257-2634. To facilitate your evaluation, current (within the last six months) laboratory evaluations are required, including a fasting lipid panel, metabolic panel, liver function tests and a hemogram. These can be obtained from your primary care provider.