Institute Overview

Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism

2017

The Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism conducts disease-specific clinics for patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, post-pancreas transplant diabetes, pituitary disorders, obesity, thyroid/parathyroid disorders, and post-pancreas transplant and liver/adrenal tumor care needs. The department also offers a pituitary clinic staffed by endocrine medicine and surgical specialists, a preventive cardiology clinic, a calcium clinic, a transition diabetes clinic for adolescents ready for adult endocrine care, and a transgender clinic.

The department’s obesity treatment options include an Integrated Medical Weight Management Program which is in its third year of existence. Elements of weight loss, exercise, healthy nutrition, medication, optimization of sleep habits, and stress management are combined through an interdisciplinary team approach. These options include Mediterranean diet, protein-sparing modified fast, and meal replacement programs, provided in a shared medical appointment or by individual appointment.

Endocrinology
Total patient visits 119651
Endocrinology new visits 15651
Patients having FNA 1344
Telehealth visits 343

FNA = fine needle aspiration, a type of biopsy procedure.

Diabetes
Diabetes main campus total patient visits 14049
Regional diabetes total visits 30308
Diabetes new visits 4266
Diabetes education visits 3633