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Diagnosis and Treatment of Gland and Hormone Disorders

Our Endocrinology Department manages diseases of the adult glandular system and metabolism. The endocrine system produces the hormones your body needs to work correctly and is made up of the thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary and adrenal glands and testes, among others.


Our Endocrinologists and other staff are experts in working with patients with:

  • Adrenal disorders
  • Endocrine disorders during pregnancy
  • Graves’ disease
  • Lipid disorders
  • Osteoporosis and bone health disorders
  • Parathyroid disorders
  • Pituitary disorders
  • Pregnancy-related (gestational) diabetes
  • Testosterone deficiency
  • Thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer
  • Type 1 and 2 diabetes

Diabetes Care

Live Well, our diabetes education program, is available in both group and one-to-one sessions, in English or Spanish, and at minimal or no cost. Sign up to get a better understanding of wide-ranging pre-diabetes and diabetes topics including:

  • Exercise programs
  • Home glucose monitoring
  • Nutrition and meal planning
  • Smart strategies for an active, healthy life
  • Stress reduction

Expert Care

Sansum Clinic's endocrinology team supports the full range of diabetes care, including dietary counseling, insulin injections and pumps and glucose monitoring (home and continuous). Our special emphasis on self-management skills has earned recognition from the American Diabetes Association. The highly experienced team includes board-certified endocrinologists, physician assistants, certified diabetes educators, dietitians and registered nurses specialize in diagnosing and managing a wide range of endocrine disorders. 

Our referral coordinator works closely with you to help gather information and facilitate all necessary testing. Make an appointment at our Endocrinology Department by calling (805) 681-7820.

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