Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases

The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism is ranked #29 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report for 2013-2014. The division provides consultation, diagnosis and management of endocrine and metabolic diseases, including:

  • Diabetes mellitus and obesity
  • Disorders affecting the pituitary, thyroid, adrenal cortex and reproductive organs
  • Calcium and skeleton mineralization and metabolism
  • Hypertension due to endocrine causes
  • Disorders affecting cholesterol and lipoprotein metabolism in relation to atherosclerosis

Special services include:

US News & World Report Top Hospital Ranking
  • The provision of glucose monitoring and insulin pumps for diabetics
  • Diabetic education
  • Supervision of diabetic management in the hospital

Specialized diagnostic procedures for:

  • Genetically determined and secondary hyperlipoproteinemias
  • Dietary counseling
  • Drug management programs

Online Tools

To schedule an appointment, call 619-543-6303.

Related Specialists

Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism Specialists

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School of Medicine Links

UC San Diego Endocrinology Fellowship Program

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