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Lawrenceville: 771 Old Norcross Road, Suite 200, Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Bethlehem: 340 Exchange Blvd., Bethlehem, GA 30620

Phone: 770-339-1387
Fax: 770-962-7868

North Atlanta Endocrinology & Diabetes

Endocrine System

The endocrine system consists of a network of glands that secrete hormones to regulate the body’s functions such as growth and development, metabolism, reproduction, internal balance of systems and response to stress or stimuli.

Examples of glands:

  • Hypothalamus
  • Pineal
  • Pituitary
  • Thyroid
  • Parathyroid
  • Thymus
  • Adrenal
  • Pancreas
  • Ovaries
  • Testes 

Examples of common endocrine diseases we treat:
Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid)
Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid)
Hashimoto’s thyroiditis
Thyroid nodules (both benign and cancerous)
Thyroid cancer
Parathyroid disease
Addison’s disease
Cushing’s syndrome
Graves' disease
Low Testosterone

Our highly trained office staff members do exclusive endocrine lab testing under the supervision of our physicians. Our office requires baseline lab testing and/or imaging from your primary care physician on your first visit. Further diagnostic testing to evaluate for endocrine diseases can be carried out within our office procedure room.

Thyroid Ultrasound ImagingOur staff includes a full time Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer to perform thyroid ultrasound imaging within days of your first consultation. Our physicians are also equipped to do ultrasound guided biopsies within the office using the latest lab testing to evaluate for cancer or thyroid genetic disorders. Our office utilizes the services of Dianon Pathology.

Other Testing includes:
Cortrosyn Stimulation Testing
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Glucose Tolerance Testing
Radioactive Iodine Treatment
(Perfomed at Gwinnett Medical Center)
Dianon Pathology Gene Expression Test
Saline Suppression Test
Clonidine Suppression Test
Post-biopsy Instructions
Cortrosyn Stimulation Test
Dexamethasone Suppression Test

Helpful Links:
Hormone Health Network
American Thyroid Association
Thyroid Cancer Survivors
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist
Human Growth Foundation
Pituitary Network
National Osteoporosis Foundation

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