Happy New Year! I hope everyone has had a joyful and meaningful holiday season. During the winter months, many people find themselves feeling down. Whether it’s due to the cold weather, shorter days, the holidays coming to an end or reminders of missed l
This month we are talking about black and blue discolorations. Bruises, also called contusions, form when an injury damages your blood vessels and makes them leak. An endocrine problem that can causing bruises is Cushing's.
This month I’m going to discuss this new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. It found that the rate of chronic kidney disease in the U.S. has markedly increased in recent years, along with increased rates of diabetes.
There are several types of cancer that can affect the thyroid gland. This month I’m going to talk about Hurthle (HEERTH-hul) cell cancer. It is a rare cancer that is also called Hurthle cell carcinoma or oxyphilic cell carcinoma. Hurthle cell cancer can be
Insulin resistance has been in the news a great deal lately, but there are a lot of misconceptions. Here at Palmetto Endocrinology, we keep abreast of all the latest information coming available and will always try to help you to make an informed decision.
I was online the other day and found this article by Cara Murez who writes for HealthDay News. I thought it was interesting and helps to show us that everything is connected, even if we don’t always know how it is connected.
An unhealthy endocrine system can mean trouble for your body, because it is responsible for many different functions. Let us take a look at why the endocrine system is so important, its most important roles, and how you can help keep it in tip-top shape.
The Endocrine System is a glorious thing, taking a leading role in keeping us alive and making sure our body functions properly. We will take a look at the different endocrine glands and how they help us.