Endocrinology is the study of the endocrine system in the human body. The medical specialty of endocrinology involves the diagnostic evaluation of a wide variety of symptoms and variations and the long-term management of disorders of deficiency or excess of one or more hormones. The practice of endocrinology is distinguishing human variation from disease. Most endocrine disorders are chronic diseases that need lifelong care. Some of the most common endocrine diseases include diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism and the metabolic syndrome.
Significant diseases: Diabetes, Thyroid disease, Androgen excess
Significant tests: Thyroid function tests, Blood sugar levels
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