According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: People over age 45 should be tested for prediabetes or diabetes. If the first blood glucose test is normal, they should be retested every 3 years. If you are younger, you should be tested if you are at high risk. Learn more >
The endocrine system uses hormones to control and coordinate your body's internal metabolism (or homeostasis) energy level, reproduction, growth and development, and response to injury, stress, and environmental factors. Learn more >
Paget disease of the bone is a chronic bone disorder. It causes bones to become enlarged
and deformed. Bone may become dense, but fragile, because of excessive breakdown and
deformation of bone. The disease is the most common bone disorder after osteoporosis
in people older than age 50.
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Detailed information on disorders of the thyroid, including hyperthyroidism, Graves' disease, toxic nodular goiter, thyroiditis, hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, thyroid tumor, hypothyroidism and pregnancy, postpartum thyroiditis, and thyroid horm Learn more >