Endocrinology

| Posted On Aug 29, 2012 | By:

Diabulimia: a Dangerous Eating Disorder

The promise of quick weight loss is appealing to many, especially young women who are concerned with their appearance.  Often, the quest for a thin body and an obsession with food can lead to eating disorders such as anorexia or bulimia.  When an individual with insulin-dependent (type 1) diabetes develops an eating disorder, the result can be downright deadly.

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| Posted On Jan 30, 2012 | By:

What you should know about your Thyroid

Do you know what your thyroid is?  Do you know where in your body it is located, or what it does?  If you answered “no” to any or all of these questions, you are far from alone.  Many people know little to nothing about this small but extremely critical gland.

Thyroid disease may affect as many as 30 million Americans, making it more common than diabetes or heart disease.

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