Lesson 1, Topic 1
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Introduction

April 11, 2024

      Endocrinology is a healthcare specialty that deals with endocrine disorders. These disorders relate to endocrine glands, hormones, and hormonal effects on the body. An endocrinologist is a specialist involved in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of endocrine disorders.
      Besides being seen in the endocrine department, patients with endocrine concerns are typically seen in primary and urgent care departments. Medical assistants should have a strong understanding of common endocrinology diseases, diagnostic tests, and treatments.