Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
UF Health Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism – Jacksonville
empowers patients to make the lifestyle changes that prevent obesity, diabetes mellitus,
high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart disease and stroke. Physicians within
the division have developed programs that make weight loss and diabetes prevention
achievable. They also stress the importance of treating high cholesterol and elevated
blood pressure to lessen the risk for heart disease and stroke. Additionally, these
specialists diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions affecting the thyroid
(including thyroid cancer and thyroid biopsy), adrenal gland, pituitary gland, bones
(including osteoporosis, calcium abnormalities and vitamin D deficiency), hormone
replacement therapy, low testosterone and metabolic diseases.
Diagnostic and therapeutic decisions are based on the most recent data from scientific
studies. All faculty have completed subspecialty training in endocrinology and are
American Board of Internal Medicine certified in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.