• Endocrinology


Tınaztepe Health Group Endocrinology Unit provides globally competitive, reliable and qualified service with experienced expert staff to protect the health of our patients, examine, observe, diagnose and treat existing diseases.
Endocrinology is the science that studies hormones that transferred into the blood by endocrine glands in our body and controls many mechanisms in our body and the systems affected by these hormones. It studies the functions of endocrine glands, diseases occurring when they work abnormally and treatments for these diseases.
The most frequently encountered diseases by endocrinologists are diabetes and thyroid diseases. 
Apart from these, those below also constitute major areas of interests;

 • Diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus) (Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes, various inherited diabetes syndromes)
  Hyperglycemia (impaired glucose tolerance, impaired fasting glucose=prediabetes=latent diabetes) and hypoglycemia
Insulin resistance

Thyroid Disorders
  Goiter (Enlarged thyroid gland)
  Thyroid gland producing too many hormones or not producing enough hormones (hyperthyroidism/hyperthyroidism)
  Thyroid nodules
  Hashimoto disease
  Thyroid cancers
  Thyroid disease in pregnant patients

Pituitary Gland Disorders
  Deficient hormones  released from the pituitary gland
  Excessive prolactin hormone (Hyperprolactinaemia)
  Excessive cortisol hormone(Cushing syndrome)
  Excessive growth hormone (acromegaly)
  Pituitary tumors (releasing hormones or not)

Parathyroid Gland Disorders
  Excessive or deficient parathyroid hormone (hyperparathyroidism, hypoparathyroidism)

Adrenal Gland Disorders
  Disorders of hormones released from adrenal glands
  Evaluating, diagnosing and following adrenal gland masses

Oestrogen deficiency in women 
  Polycystic ovarian syndrome (menstrual irregularities, weight gain, and hirsutism)   

Testosterone deficiency in men 

Diseases related to bone metabolism
  Bone thinning(osteoporosis)
  Osteomalacia (vitamin d deficiency)   
  Other metabolic bone diseases (Paget's disease, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, osteopetrosis)

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