Endocrine Disorders

BCDiabetes is a premiere diabetes treatment and research facility, but we also specialize in treating other endocrine (hormonal) conditions,  including:


Hyperthyroidism is overactivity of the thyroid gland, causing it to release too much of the hormones it produces.

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Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid, occurs when the thyroid gland fails to produce sufficient amounts of the thyroid hormones T4 and T3.

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Thyroiditis is a general term referring to inflammation of the thyroid gland. The thyroid, which is located in the lower front of your neck, produces thyroid hormone that helps regulate your metabolism, and uses energy to keep your brain, heart, muscles and other organs working properly.

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS is another relatively common hormonal disorder affecting about 5% of women. Despite its relatively wide distribution, it remains poorly understood. It is associated with being overweight, growth of unwanted male-type body hair, irregular periods (& infertility due to lack of ovulation) and a tendency to develop diabetes.

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