Glossary -   Endocrinologist



This is a doctor with special training in endocrine conditions –disorders caused by problems with one or more endocrine glands and their hormones. Some of the endocrine glands in the body include the adrenal glands above the kidneys, the pituitary glands, the pancreatic islets, and the thyroid glands. Some endocrine conditions include diabetes, hypothyroidism and congenital adrenal hyperplasia.