Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute Outcomes
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
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 has begun its sixth 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.
|Total patient visits||111,573|
|Endocrinology new visits||20,498|
|Patients having FNA||1,169|
FNA = fine needle aspiration, a type of biopsy procedure.
|Diabetes main campus total patient visits||12,115|
|Regional diabetes total visits||18,052|
|Diabetes new visits||4,844|
|Diabetes education visits||1,306|