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Endocrinology

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When you need treatment for conditions affecting your endocrine system, turn to board-certified endocrinologists at Wayne UNC Health Care. Receive care for your body’s glands and hormones from compassionate doctors near you in Goldsboro, North Carolina.

Conditions We Treat

Find care for a wide range of endocrine conditions, including:

  • Adrenal cancer – Tumors in the small glands on top of your kidneys
  • Adrenal gland disorders – Conditions that cause the glands to make too many hormones or not enough
  • Diabetes
  • Endocrine tumors – Growths in the endocrine system, which can be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous)
  • Goiter – Enlarged thyroid glands (the butterfly-shaped organ located around the front of your neck)
  • Hypercalcemia – High blood calcium levels
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Metabolic bone disorders, including osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid carcinoma – Rare form of hyperparathyroidism where growths form in one or more parathyroid glands
  • Pituitary tumors
  • Thyroid cancer

Diabetes Care and Education

The most common endocrine disease is diabetes. If you have diabetes, you can improve your health with diabetes care and education at Wayne UNC Health Care's Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Health. Partner with certified diabetes educators and other health professionals to receive screenings, health monitoring, and personalized education plans.

Bone Density Test

Metabolic bone diseases like osteoporosis can weaken your bones and increase the risk of fractures. A bone density test checks for signs of osteoporosis so you can get treatment, if necessary. Feel confident knowing Wayne UNC endocrinologists are certified clinical densitometrists, meaning they have special training to make an accurate diagnosis based on your test results.

If the test shows you have osteoporosis, trust our care team to help you manage the condition and protect your bones.

Thyroid Exams

If you have a mass on your neck or if you feel a thyroid nodule, your endocrinologist may recommend one or both of these types of tests:

Minimally Invasive Surgery

If surgery is the best treatment for your condition, rely on your surgeon to use minimally invasive techniques whenever possible. This means that your doctor will use tiny tools and make smaller incisions. You’ll experience less pain and scarring and recover quicker when your surgeon uses this technique.

Contact Us

Call 919-736-1110 to speak with a member of our care team, or you can contact us online.

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