Endocrine System

Sydney Lomonte

How to maintain a healthy endocrine system

Eat a balanced diet, find the right exercise for you, get a good night sleep, and dont have too much dairy.
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Diabetes

What is it?

Most common disease of the endocrine system, can be caused by obesity, family history, and diet.

Treatment?

Treated with pills or insulin injections.

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Tumors

What is it?

Can disrupt the functions of the endocrine system and usually aren't cancerous. They usually don't spread to other parts of the body. But, a tumor on the gland may interfere with the glands hormone production.

Treatment?

if it is cancerous, possible side effects, and the patient’s preferences and overall health. Your doctor may also recommend genetic testing of your tumor to help plan treatment.

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Cushing's disease

What is it?

Overproduction of a pituitary gland hormones leads to an overactive adrenal gland.


Treatment?

Reducing corticosteroid use, surgery, radiation therapy, and medications.