Drexel Endocrinology Services
Drexel endocrinologists evaluate and treat patients with known or suspected endocrine disorders. We also counsel patients on risk factors and the lifestyle changes that can be made to ensure health and longevity.
For the treatment of patients with thyroid, calcium, adrenal and pituitary disorders, Drexel Endocrinology works with Drexel Medicine specialists to provide comprehensive care.
Additionally, we offer in-office, ultrasound-guided, fine-needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules for our established patients.
The many services offered by Drexel Endocrinology include evaluation and treatment for:
Diabetes Care at Drexel Endocrinology
Drexel Endocrinology physicians, along with the practice's nurse-certified diabetes educator, work to empower patients with the tools that they need to successfully manage their diabetes. Our specialists emphasize preventive care to minimize the risk of developing life-altering complications of diabetes type 1 and type 2, and help patients live long, healthy lives.
Drexel Endocrinology provides specialized care to patients with different degrees of diabetes, from people with pre- or "borderline" diabetes to complex cases requiring intensive insulin therapy, insulin pumps, and continuous glucose monitors.
Diabetes Support Groups
Through free, monthly diabetes education classes, Drexel Endocrinology helps patients explore and discuss the feelings that they are experiencing as a result of living with diabetes. These classes also focus on:
- Changing behaviors and habits to improve blood sugars
- Exercise and weight loss
- Social event and holiday eating plans
- Food choices with a limited budget
- Types of diabetes
- Recognition and treatment of low blood sugar
- Diabetic complications
- Introduction to carbohydrate counting and reading labels
- Understanding basic portion control
- Setting goals
The information on these pages is provided for general information only and should not be used for diagnosis or treatment, or as a substitute for consultation with a physician or health care professional. If you have specific questions or concerns about your health, you should consult your health care professional.