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Patient Education

If you would like to learn more about different endocrine diseases, please visit the following trusted resources.


EmPower Your Health: Diabetes
Diabetes-related conditions, prevention and treatment

American Diabetes Association
Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, risk factors, living with diabetes, food & fitness

Free Diabetic Recipe Online Cookbook by Alliance Health
Includes hundreds of recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert and snacks

Diabetes Basics


EmPower Your Health: Thyroid
Thyroid conditions and treatment

Thyroid Diseases: MedlinePlus

Thyroid Disease Symptoms – Thyroid Conditions

Understanding Thyroid Problems – the Basics


The Pituitary Society
Understanding diseases of the pituitary gland

EmPower Your Health: Pituitary Gland

Pituitary Tumors - Mayo Clinic

Pituitary Network Association


Adrenal Gland Diseases
Anatomy and physiology of the adrenal glands

EmPower Your Health: Adrenal Glands

Adrenal Gland Disorders: MedlinePlus

An Overview of the Adrenal Glands – Beyond Fight or Flight


Hormone Health Network
Information about hormones and health

PCOS Foundation

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): General Information

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Fact Sheet


The Obesity Society
Scientific society that aims to understand the causes, consequences,
prevention and treatment of obesity

What is Obesity? What is BMI (Body Mass Index)?

Obesity: Get the Facts on Guidelines and Statistics

EmPower Your Health: Obesity


National Osteoporosis Foundation
Education, Advocacy and Research

EmPower Your Health: Osteoporosis
What is osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis Center: Symptoms, Treatments, Causes
What is osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis – NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases


Metabolic Syndrome - American Heart Association

Metabolic Syndrome - Mayo Clinic

Metabolic Syndrome - Cleveland Clinic

What Is Metabolic Syndrome? - NHLBI, NIH