Our Endocrinology Program provides expertise in the full spectrum of endocrine diseases, including pituitary, thyroid and adrenal disorders.
We specialize in
- Diabetes: type 1 and type 2 for adults
- Metabolic disorders (such as lipid disorders)
- Thyroid disorders
- Pituitary and hypothalamic disorders
- Adrenal disorders
- Male sexual dysfunction
- Polycystic ovarian syndrome
- Bone and calcium abnormalities
The Joslin Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham provides a multidisciplinary approach to caring for people with diabetes. Through the hospital's association with the Joslin Diabetes Center, the program provides consultative services to support patients, and their families and physicians, in the planning, supervision and monitoring of their diabetes. The program is staffed by a Joslin Diabetes Center physician and a certified diabetes nurse educator and registered dietitian from the Needham campus, who provide comprehensive diabetes management, including complete medical therapies, ongoing nutritional assessments and counseling for high risk pregnancies.