Endocrinology

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Endocrinology (from endocrine + -ology) is a branch of biology and medicine dealing with the endocrine system, its diseases, and its specific secretions known as hormones.wikipedia
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Comparative endocrinology

Specializations include behavioral endocrinology and comparative endocrinology.

Endocrine disease

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An endocrinologist is a physician who specializes in treating disorders of the endocrine system, such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism, and many others (see list of diseases).
The branch of medicine associated with endocrine disorders is known as endocrinology.

Medicine

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Endocrinology (from endocrine + -ology) is a branch of biology and medicine dealing with the endocrine system, its diseases, and its specific secretions known as hormones.

Pediatric endocrinology

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Further formal training to subspecialize in adult, pediatric, or reproductive endocrinology is called a fellowship.
Pediatric endocrinology (British: Paediatric) is a medical subspecialty dealing with disorders of the endocrine glands, such as variations of physical growth and sexual development in childhood, diabetes and many more.

Fertility

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Reproductive endocrinologists deal primarily with problems of fertility and menstrual function—often training first in obstetrics.
Human fertility depends on factors of nutrition, sexual behavior, consanguinity, culture, instinct, endocrinology, timing, economics, way of life, and emotions.

Endocrine Society

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The Hormone Foundation is the public education affiliate of The Endocrine Society and provides information on all endocrine-related conditions.
The Endocrine Society is a professional, international medical organization in the field of endocrinology and metabolism, founded in 1916 as The Association for the Study of Internal Secretions.

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

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In North America the principal professional organizations of endocrinologists include The Endocrine Society, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the American Diabetes Association, the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society, and the American Thyroid Association.
Prior to AACE's inception, the field of clinical endocrinology was not represented in the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), health policymaking bodies and many of the professional physician societies.

Clinic

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Besides GPs, if a clinic is a polyclinic, it can house outpatient departments of some medical specialties, such as gynecology, dermatology, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, neurology, pulmonology, cardiology, and endocrinology.

Hormone

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Endocrinology (from endocrine + -ology) is a branch of biology and medicine dealing with the endocrine system, its diseases, and its specific secretions known as hormones.

Thyroid

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Thyroid hormones such as 3,5,3’-triiodothyronine (T3) and 3,5,3’,5’-tetraiodothyronine (thyroxine, T4) make up a subset of this class because they derive from the combination of two iodinated tyrosine amino acid residues.
Physicians who specialise in the treatment of thyroid disorders are known generally as endocrinologists, thyroid specialists or thyroidologists.

Insulin

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Examples include thyroid hormone, growth hormone, and insulin.

Arnold Adolph Berthold

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In 1849, Arnold Berthold noted that castrated cockerels did not develop combs and wattles or exhibit overtly male behaviour.
He is best known in modern science for his pioneering experiments in the field of endocrinology.

Incidental imaging finding

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Diagnostic imaging of endocrine organs may reveal incidental findings called incidentalomas, which may or may not represent disease.
It has been estimated that perhaps 10% of the adult population may harbor such endocrinologically inert lesions.

American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine
In the US, adult endocrinologists are board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) or the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (AOBIM) in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism.

American Board of Internal Medicine

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In the US, adult endocrinologists are board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) or the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (AOBIM) in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism.

Internal medicine

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Endocrinologists are specialists of internal medicine or pediatrics.

Endocrine system

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Endocrinology (from endocrine + -ology) is a branch of biology and medicine dealing with the endocrine system, its diseases, and its specific secretions known as hormones.
The study of the endocrine system and its disorders is known as endocrinology.

Hyperthyroidism

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An endocrinologist is a physician who specializes in treating disorders of the endocrine system, such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism, and many others (see list of diseases).

Hypothyroidism

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Some of the most common endocrine diseases include diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism and the metabolic syndrome.

Metabolic syndrome

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Some of the most common endocrine diseases include diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism and the metabolic syndrome.

Ernest Starling

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In 1902 William Bayliss and Ernest Starling performed an experiment in which they observed that acid instilled into the duodenum caused the pancreas to begin secretion, even after they had removed all nervous connections between the two.
By doing this, he began a whole new biological subject, which became known as endocrinology.

Graves' disease

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The Graves' disease was named after Irish doctor Robert James Graves, who described a case of goiter with exophthalmos in 1835.

Goitre

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The Graves' disease was named after Irish doctor Robert James Graves, who described a case of goiter with exophthalmos in 1835.