The Section of Adult and Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism offers outpatient and inpatient diagnostic and treatment programs, and an endocrine hormone assay laboratory that performs a range of tests not available elsewhere. The Adult Endocrinology Consultation Service provides expert evaluation and management of hospitalized patients with endocrine disorders. Special clinical programs are available for patients with overactive thyroid, thyroid growths, pituitary tumors, abnormalities of water metabolism, hirsutism, and weight control problems. Our diabetes program is accredited by the American Diabetes Assn. (ADA).
The Endocrinology Clinic is located in the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine, a state-of-the-art outpatient care facility. With close to 12,000 patient visits each year, our physicians, scientists, and medical staff work together in the most modern facilities to provide patients with up-to-date treatments as well as disease education, dietary counseling, and other support services to help patients achieve the best quality of life.