UK Endocrinology & Molecular Medicine 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.
Need to see a provider? Request an appointment online or call 859-323-2232.
The Barnstable Brown Diabetes & Obesity 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.
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Certain statins – the widely used cholesterol-lowering drugs – may increase your chances of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
The risk was greatest for patients taking atorvastatin (brand name Lipitor), rosuvastatin (Crestor) and simvastatin (Zocor), the study said.
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A simple scoring system can predict whether an obese patient might achieve diabetes remission within five years after weight-loss surgery, according to researchers.
The scoring system – called DiaRem – is based on four readily available pre-surgery patient characteristics: insulin use, age, hemoglobin A1c concentration (a measure of blood sugar) and type of diabetes drugs.
Exposure to a class of chemicals used to make a wide range of consumer products can cause changes in thyroid function, according to a new study.
People have widespread exposure to perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs), which are used to manufacture items such as fabrics, carpets, cosmetics and paper coatings. These chemicals break down very slowly and take a long time to leave the body.
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.
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American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
American Cancer Society
American Medical Association
American Thyroid Association
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases - National Resource Center - NIH
Society for Endocrinology
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