A doctor who specializes in diseases of the endocrine glands and their hormones.

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A doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating hormone disorders and diseases that affect the edocrine glands. Endocrinologists are trained to diagnose and provide treatment for hormone imbalances by helping to restore the normal balance of hormones in the system. Resulting illnesses caused by endocrine disorders include; diabetes, thyroid diseases, metabolic disorders, lack or excess production of hormones, menopause, osteoporosis, hypertension, cholesterol (lipid) disorders, infertility, cancers of the pituitary or endocrine glands.

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