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Conditions & Diseases Treated at MEND Clinics

The Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology & Diabetes (MEND), in conjunction with the U-M Comprehensive Diabetes Center and other U-M Health System units, offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services and educational programs in the general area of endocrine and metabolism disorders. A partial list of conditions and diseases seen by MEND faculty is listed below:

Adrenal diseases
  Benign and malignant adrenal tumors (adrenal cancer, pheochromocytoma, adenoma)
  Cushing's syndrome
  Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)
  Primary (Addison's) and secondary adrenal insufficiency

Calcium and bone abnormalities
  Hypercalcemia
  Hypocalcemia
  Osteoporosis 
  Osteomalcia
  Paget's disease

Diabetes mellitus (including complications)
  Type 1
  Type 2
  Diabetic foot problems
  Diabetes associated with other conditions (cystic fibrosis, glucocorticoids)
  Diabetes and pregnancy (gestational diabetes, pre-pregnancy planning for women with diabetes)

Endocrine hypertension (primary aldosteronism, pheochromocytoma)

Endocrine neoplasia
  MEN-1 (Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1)
  MEN-2 and other neuroendocrine tumors
  Other neuroendocrine tumors (carcinoid syndrome, pheochromocytoma)

Hormonal abnormalities of reproductive function
  Amenorrhea
  Male hypogonadism
  Polycystic ovary syndrome

Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)

Hyperlipidemia

Obesity

Pituitary diseases
  Abnormalities of water metabolism (diabetes insipidus, hyponatremia)
  Hypopituitarism
  Tumors of the pituitary gland (acromegaly, Cushing's, prolactinoma, nonfunctional pituitary tumor, craniopharyngioma)

Thyroid diseases
  Benign and malignant thyroid tumors
  Goiter
  Hyperthyroidism
  Hypothyroidism
  Thyroiditis
  Thyroid nodules