diseases / medical conditions List of Endocrine Disorders

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List of all possible Endocrine disorders and diseases affecting the Endocrine System. The endocrine system is a network of glands that produce and release hormones that help control many important body functions, especially the body's ability to change calories into energy that powers cells and organs. The endocrine system influences how your heart beats, how your bones and tissues grow, even your ability to make a baby. It plays a vital role in whether or not you develop diabetes, thyroid disease, growth disorders, sexual dysfunction, and a host of other hormone-related disorders.

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Diabetes mellitus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Endocrine Disorders
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Diabetes mellitus, commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. Symptoms of high blood sugar include frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger. If left untreated, diabetes can cause many ...more

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Symptoms: Polyphagia, Acanthosis nigricans, Hyperglycemia, Weight gain, Fatigue, + more

Treatments: Smoking cessation, Insulin lispro, Anti-diabetic medication, Physical examination, Chromium(III) picolinate, + more

Risk Factors: Tobacco smoking, Personal History of Gestational Diabetes, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, Asian American, Hispanic, + more

Parent Disease: Endocrine diseases, Nutrition disorder

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Type 2 diabetes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Endocrine Disorders
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Diabetes mellitus type 2 is a metabolic disorder that is characterized by hyperglycemia in the context of insulin resistance and relative lack of insulin. This is in contrast to diabetes mellitus type 1, in which there is an absolute lack of insulin due to breakdown of islet cells in the pancreas. ...more

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Symptoms: Polyphagia, Acanthosis nigricans, Fatigue, Polydipsia, Glycosuria, + more

Treatments: Metformin, Tolazamide, Chlorpropamide, Glibenclamide, Blood glucose monitoring, + more

Risk Factors: Personal History of Gestational Diabetes, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, Asian American, Hispanic, Old age, + more

Parent Disease: Endocrine diseases, Diabetes mellitus

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Type 1 diabetes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Endocrine Disorders
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Diabetes mellitus type 1 is a form of diabetes mellitus that results from the autoimmune destruction of the insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas. The subsequent lack of insulin leads to increased blood and urine glucose. The classical symptoms are polyuria, polydipsia, polyphagia and weight ...more

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Symptoms: Polyphagia, Fatigue, Polydipsia, Blurred vision, Polyuria, + more

Treatments: Insulin detemir, Pramlintide, Edmonton protocol, Insulin glargine, Pancreas transplantation, + more

Risk Factors: Personal History of Autoimmunity, Viral Infection

Parent Disease: Diabetes mellitus, Autoimmune Disease

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Growth Disorders is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Endocrine Disorders
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Treatments: Oxandrolone

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