Endocrinology has become increasingly important, with
conditions such as diabetes growing more prevalent throughout the United States
and other parts of the world.
In fact, Tennessee has one of the highest
rates of diabetes in the nation.
But the endocrinologists at Wellmont Medical
Associates are committed to effectively treating and controlling diabetes and
other endocrinological conditions.
An endocrinologist works with the
endocrine system, which is responsible for secreting hormones into the blood to
regulate a wide range of bodily processes.
Endocrinologists treat diseases and
These conditions occur in organs and glands throughout the body, including the
hypothalamus, pituitary and pineal glands, thyroid and parathyroid glands,
adrenal glands, pancreas and reproductive glands.
Wellmont’s endocrinologists are
experienced in treating diabetes and a wide range of endocrine system conditions. These experts assist patients of all
ages with basic hormonal processes such as digestion, breathing, growth
and development, reproduction and mood.
Patients who choose a Wellmont Medical Associates endocrinologist benefit from seamless access to Wellmont’s Diabetes Treatment Centers when needed. These centers are the region’s only
hospital-based diabetes programs accredited by the American Diabetes
Wellmont Medical Associates accepts a wide variety of HMO,
PPO and POS insurance plans. And patients have convenient
access to the full scope of medical expertise and specialties offered at
Wellmont hospitals and throughout the health system.
Wellmont Medical Associates makes it easy to learn more or to schedule an appointment near you.
Wellmont physicians are conveniently located throughout Upper East TN and Southwest VA.
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