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Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism

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The Endocrinology and Metabolism department at Charak Memorial Hospital is a specialized facility dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment, and management of disorders related to the endocrine system and metabolic processes. Staffed by a team of highly trained and experienced endocrinologists, the department provides comprehensive care for a wide range of hormonal and metabolic conditions.

Key Services and Specialties:

  1. Diabetes Management: The department offers comprehensive diabetes care, including insulin therapy management, continuous glucose monitoring, and education on nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle modifications. The team also specializes in the treatment of gestational diabetes and diabetic complications.
  2. Thyroid Disorders: The endocrinologists provide expert care for thyroid conditions, such as hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodules, and thyroid cancer. Services include thyroid function testing, ultrasound imaging, and treatments like radioactive iodine therapy and thyroid surgery (in collaboration with general surgeons).
  3. Pituitary and Adrenal Disorders: The department specializes in the diagnosis and management of pituitary and adrenal gland disorders, such as Cushing's syndrome, acromegaly, hypopituitarism, and adrenal insufficiency. Treatment options include medication, hormone replacement therapy, and surgical interventions when necessary.
  4. Metabolic Bone Disorders: The team offers comprehensive care for metabolic bone disorders, including osteoporosis, Paget's disease, and disorders of calcium and phosphate metabolism. Services include bone density scans, fracture risk assessments, and appropriate medical and lifestyle interventions.
  5. Reproductive Endocrinology: The department provides evaluation and treatment for hormonal imbalances affecting reproductive health, such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), male hypogonadism, and infertility (in collaboration with fertility specialists).

The Endocrinology and Metabolism department at Charak Memorial Hospital is equipped with advanced diagnostic tools, including hormone testing laboratories, imaging modalities, and specialized equipment for procedures like fine-needle aspiration biopsies. The team collaborates closely with other departments, such as radiology, nuclear medicine, and surgery, to provide comprehensive and multidisciplinary care for patients with complex endocrine and metabolic disorders.

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