Fueling the Body Well
Our endocrine specialists deal with the “fuel” that keeps us going. They focus on the glands that manufacture hormones, and the organs that help turn food into energy.
Geisinger is at the forefront in diagnosis, treatment and research for Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes, endocrine disorders that must be managed every day to avoid serious complications. We take a team approach to the advanced care of individuals with difficult-to-manage diabetes, focusing on five main components:
Diabetes out of control?
We can help. Our Diabetes Self-Management Training program offers one-on-one counseling. Click here
While an estimated 14.6 million children and adults have been diagnosed with diabetes, there are approximately 6.2 million people (or nearly one-third) who don’t know they have the disease (American Diabetes Association/2007). If you have any of the symptoms, call your family doctor and get a simple blood test.
- Pediatric Endocrinology at Janet Weis Children’s Hospital
- American Diabetes Association
- Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
- Women’s Health
- American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists