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Endocrinology

  • By: Justin Corfield
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Endocrinology is a branch of medicine that deals with the disorders of the endocrine system and also deals with specific secretions called hormones. This involves disorders such as diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism, and other similar problems.

The origins of endocrinology come from the ...

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