Understanding the Focus of An Endocrinologist

Endocrinology tends to be one of the less-understood medical practices among the general public, and that’s hardly a surprise.  Many people will go their entire lives without any need to visit an endocrinologist.  However, for people suffering from diabetes or thyroid disorders, an endocrinologist is vital!

If you’ve recently been referred to an endocrinologist for thyroid issues,

Can Environmental Toxins Affect Thyroid Disease?

When people come to us for treatment for thyroid problems, they always want to know how those thyroid problems developed.  Very often, they’ve done some research on their own.  This is something we applaud, but the problem is that there’s a lot of misinformation out there.  Thyroid conditions are extremely complicated, and endocrinology is such a specialized field specifically because thyroid issues can be so difficult to track down to a source.

What You Should Know About Hashimoto’s Disease

At an endocrine and diabetes care center like Freeman Endocrinology, we deal with a wide range of issues relating to the thyroid.  One of the most unique diseases that diabetes and metabolism specialists have to deal with is Hashimoto’s Disease, AKA Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.   Hashimoto’s Disease is the most common cause of hypothyroidism in the United States.