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Endocrinology Program caregivers use a multidisciplinary approach to diagnose and treat endocrine diseases. At the first visit, the patient is asked to provide a thorough medical history and has a physical examination. Depending on the patient’s symptoms, specific laboratory tests and imaging studies will be ordered. Laboratory studies may include:
Treatment depends on the patient’s specific diagnosis, but often relies on medication.
Thyroid cancer and thyroid disorders are treated with radioactive iodine therapy, though surgery may also be needed. In these cases, our endocrinologists work in close collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi’s team of experienced surgeons. Radioactive iodine therapy is currently not available at the hospital.
Some conditions, such as diabetes, dyslipidemia (a condition marked by too much LDL cholesterol, or “bad” cholesterol), and obesity will also require the guidance of a nutritionist and patient educator, who are part of the Endocrinology Program team.
Follow-up visits are tailored according to each patient’s condition. Laboratory studies and repeat imaging may be ordered in the follow-up period if needed.
All members of the Endocrinology Program team are experienced in the field of endocrinology and metabolism. Caregivers involved in patient care for this program are: