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Endocrine gland and hormone treatment from Touro

Touro’s dedicated team of endocrinology specialists includes doctors, surgeons, nurses, and educators to help manage conditions with compassionate, collaborative care. Our endocrinologists understand that effective treatment means combining the latest medications and procedures with healthy habits that let you enjoy life. After all, isn’t that why we call New Orleans “home”?

Endocrine system conditions

Your endocrine system is made up of glands and organs that use hormones to send signals to your body. When something goes wrong, it can lead to a long list of issues affecting metabolism, growth, mood, weight, reproduction, and more. Touro’s endocrinology team is ready to treat conditions like:

  • Diabetes and prediabetes
  • Underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism)
  • Overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
  • Graves’ disease
  • Addison’s disease (hypocortisolism)
  • Cushing syndrome (hypercortisolism)
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Osteoporosis

Treating endocrine conditions

When you’re living with an endocrine condition, we know that having an experienced team on your side means everything. That’s why we’re here to guide you through the test, treatment, and lifestyle options that will get you feeling your best, including:

  • Drugs and medications
  • Hormone therapy
  • Blood sugar (glucose) monitoring
  • Insulin therapy
  • Dietary and lifestyle management
  • Radiation therapy
  • Radioiodine therapy
  • Surgery
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