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We offer quality care for our endocrine patients by offering patient therapies that include thyroid disorders, thyroid biopsies, diabetic care, insulin pump therapy, male hormone therapy, weight loss management, osteoporosis, lipid management and more.

Our Endocrinology Services

Diabetes

Type 1 DM results from the pancreas’s failure to produce enough insulin. This form was previously referred to as “insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus” (IDDM) or “juvenile diabetes”. The cause is unknown.
Type 2 DM begins with insulin resistance, a condition in which cells fail to respond to insulin properly. As the disease progresses a lack of insulin may also develop. This form was previously referred to as “non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus” (NIDDM) or “adult-onset diabetes”. The most common cause is excessive body weight and insufficient exercise.
Gestational diabetes is the third main form and occurs when pregnant women without a previous history of diabetes develop high blood sugar levels.

Thyroid Disorders

There are four general types: 1) hypothyroidism (low function) caused by not having enough thyroid hormones; 2) hyperthyroidism (high function) caused by having too much thyroid hormones; 3) structural abnormalities, most commonly an enlargement of the thyroid gland; and 4) tumors which can be benign or cancerous.

Pituitary Disorders

A pituitary disease is a disorder primarily affecting the pituitary gland. Most common Pituitary adenoma, Hypopituitarism, Hyperpituitarism, Diabetes insipidus, Adrenal gland disorder.

Metabolic

Metabolic disease is a disease caused by some defect in the chemical reactions of the cells of the body.
Metabolic syndrome a combination including at least three of the following: abdominal obesity, hypertriglyceridemia, low level of high-density lipoproteins, hypertension, and high fasting plasma glucose level. It is associated with an increased risk for development of diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease.

Hormones

Endocrine glands, which are special groups of cells, make hormones. The major endocrine glands are the pituitary, pineal, thymus, thyroid, adrenal glands, and pancreas. In addition, men produce hormones in their testes and women produce them in their ovaries.
Male- Testicular conditions including impotence, loss of sexual interest, Diminished testosterone production, hypogonadism and fertility.
Female- Ovarian conditions including abnormal menstrual cycles, polycystic ovary syndrome, hirsutism.

Adrenal Disorders

Adrenal gland disorders are conditions that interfere with the normal functioning of the adrenal glands. Adrenal disorders may cause hyperfunction or hypofunction and may be congenital or acquired.

Most common:
Cushing’s syndrome
Adrenal insufficiency
Addison’s disease
Pheochromocytoma

Committed to an exceptional level of care, compassion, and understanding.

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Office hours:
Monday through Thursday: 8 am to 5 pm
Fridays: 8 am to 4 pm

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3008 Sillect Ave Suite 220 Bakersfield, CA 93308

 

4531 Buena Vista Ave Suite 140 Bakersfield, CA 93311

 

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Committed to an exceptional level of care, compassion, and understanding.

call and schedule YOUR appointment TODAY

Office hours:
Monday - Thursday:
8 am to 5 pm
Friday: 8 am to 4 pm

(661) 748-1999

 

info@jasleenduggalmd.com

 

3008 Sillect Ave Suite 220 Bakersfield, CA 93308

 

4531 Buena Vista Ave Suite 140 Bakersfield, CA 93311

 

WE ARE A DIVISION OF:

© 2018-2019 Kern Endocrine Center
All Rights Reserved

Powered & Designed by Citryn, LLC