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Diabetes & Endocrinology

Diabetes & Endocrinology

Your endocrine glands make hormones that affect how you feel, sleep, grow, function sexually, digest food and even breathe. If your body doesn’t make the right amount of hormones or respond to them correctly, Ballad Health endocrinologists can help. Trust these doctors for care that can bring balance to your endocrine system and make you feel more like yourself.

Conditions We Treat

Find tests and treatments at Ballad Health for endocrine-related conditions such as:

  • Adrenal gland disorders
  • Cholesterol (lipid) disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Growth disorders
  • Low testosterone
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Pancreas conditions
  • Pituitary gland disorders
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Thyroid disorders

Services & Treatments

Depending on your condition, your doctor might tell you to get:

  • Diabetes care and education to help you live healthier
  • Hormone replacement therapy to do the job of a gland that doesn’t make enough hormones
  • Pediatric endocrinology services for children
  • Surgery to remove a tumor (an unusual lump) on an endocrine gland 

Find a Specialist

View Ballad Health’s network of doctors and search by name, specialty, condition, gender and location. Or call 833-8-BALLAD for help finding a provider who offers the specific care you need.

Diabetes & Endocrinology Locations

16000 Johnston Memorial Drive
Abingdon, VA 24211
(276) 258-1000
36.7228461
-81.9118729
100 15th St NW
Norton, VA 24273
(276) 439-1000
36.931716
-82.6433645

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Thursday, July 15, 2021

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