Find hormone balance with Main Line Health endocrinologists
Endocrinologists are doctors who diagnose and treat conditions caused by an imbalance of hormones in your blood. Hormones affect different parts of your health, including your sexual characteristics, metabolism, growth, blood sugar and cholesterol. When hormones are out of balance, you can experience a wide range of problems.
Your hormones come from glands in your body, including your thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary glands, adrenal glands and endocrine glands. If you have issues with any of these glands, an endocrinologist can help you find medicines and make lifestyle changes to rebalance your body’s hormones.
Endocrinologists often see people with metabolic diseases, which are conditions that affect your body’s ability to make energy from food. Diabetes, hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism are common metabolic diseases.
Comprehensive management for diabetes
Just minutes away from Philadelphia, our Main Line Health diabetes experts are dedicated to helping you take control of your diabetes. We provide education and resources to help you manage your blood sugar levels so you can stay active and healthy.
In our program, we see patients with both Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes. As part of our diabetes management program, you receive a private consultation with a diabetes nurse specialist or diabetes dietitian specialist. You can also take a 10-hour comprehensive course on how to manage your diabetes and take part in diabetes support groups.
As part of our program, you will learn how to plan meals, manage medication, use exercise to control blood sugar, manage stress and avoid diabetes complications. Your insurance may cover all or part of the cost for the diabetes management program, but preregistration is required. To register, please call 484.476.8477.
Compassionate treatment for endocrine disorders
At Main Line Health we help patients throughout the Philadelphia suburbs with a wide range of endocrinologic problems, including working with the patients' gynecologist on issues of fertility. Extensive training and years of experience help endocrinologists use the smallest chemical clues to accurately diagnose hormone problems and restore hormone balance in your body.
Ranked best hospitals for diabetes care
U.S. News & World Report has rated Lankenau Medical Center as High Performing for Diabetes for 2021-2022.