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The endocrine system is defined as a complex group of glands that produce hormones which help to control activities in the body. Some functions which are controlled by the endocrine system are:

  • reproduction
  • metabolism
  • growth
  • development

Which glands are in the endocrine system?

  • thyroid
  • parathyroid
  • pancreas
  • ovaries
  • testes
  • adrenal
  • pituitary
  • hypothalamus

Physicians who can help with the endocrine system?

Joaquin Lado-Abeal, M.D.

Patients must be referred to an endocrinologist. Please call the Internal Medicine office to make an initial appointment at 743-1501.

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