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Endocrinology

Specialized care for diabetes, hormone, thyroid disorders & more

People with diabetes and other endocrine disorders need individualized treatment options because every person has a unique set of symptoms and health complications. ACMC’s endocrinologist works with a team of caregivers dedicated to addressing each person’s health concerns. Since many diabetes-related or metabolic illnesses are preventable or treatable, ACMC’s endocrinologist gets the primary cause of your health issues and develops a long-term treatment plan, which may also include the expert care of other specialists such as a cardiologist, ophthalmologist, or surgeon. A referral can be made to the appropriate specialist in the largest provider network in Ashtabula County who provides expert, coordinated care so each person has the information they need to make wise health choices.

What is affected

Endocrinology focuses on the glands that make up the endocrine system:

  • Thyroid
  • Parathyroid
  • Pituitary
  • Hypothalamus
  • Adrenal
  • Pancreas
  • Ovaries
  • testes

Conditions treated

  • Adrenal issues
  • Diabetes
  • Grave’s disease
  • High cholesterol
  • Male hypogonadism
  • Metabolic disorder
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis or other mineral metabolism disorders
  • Parathyroid issues
  • Pituitary gland issues
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Testosterone issues
  • Thyroid disorders including Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodules, and thyroid cancer

How we can help

Diagnosis and treatment options include:

  • Medication
  • Hormone therapy
  • Chronic disease management
  • Diabetes management including continuous glucose monitors and insulin pumps
  • Bone density and other scans for osteoporosis management
  • Minimally-invasive surgery