​​​​​​​​​Overview of Endocrinology

Endocrinologists on the medical staff at Carrollton Regional Medical Center study and treat problems with the glands. People see endocrinologists for a variety of reasons. Common reasons include thyroid diseases, metabolic disorders, menopause, osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease, hypertension, lipid disorders, and most commonly, diabetes.

Carrollton Regional Medical Center is com​mitted to ongoing research, innovative treatment and the development of management programs to help treat diabetes.

Conditions Treated

Some common conditions treated by endocrinologists on the medical staff include:


Lipid disorders

High blood cholesterol and triglycerides



Parathyroid calcium disorders

Pituitary and adrenal disorders

Thyroid diseases

Endocrinology Treatments

Lifestyle changes




Specialized Programs

The Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs offered at Carrollton Regional Medical Center provide a variety of diabetes education. The self-management education programs cover topics that are key to living successfully with diabetes.

At Carrollton Regional Medical Center, we offer ​​islet cell transplant for people with chronic pancreatitis. We are the first hospital in the southwest to perform islet cell transplantation for people with type 1 diabetes, as well as chronic pancreatitis.