Endocrinology is a branch of medicine that deals with the endocrine system, associated organs and the diseases and conditions that may arise, as well as the overall metabolic function of the body.
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Endocrinology also deals with psychological and physical conditions associated with hormone changes due to disease or congenital defects in the endocrine system. This medical speciality focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes, cardiovascular metabolism as well as many rare diseases such as Cushing’s syndrome.
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