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Endocrinologists diagnose and treat hormone imbalances. Our multidisciplinary team includes consultants, nurses, dietitians, a psychotherapist and a podiatrist.
Hormones are substances that help to control activities in your body. Different types of hormones control reproduction, metabolism, growth and development.
The glands that make up the endocrine system include the thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, ovaries, testes, adrenal, pituitary and hypothalamus.
In addition to our general diabetes and endocrinology clinics, we provide sub-specialty and multi-disciplinary clinics including:
Please bring a list of all your current tablets and medicines with you.
If you have diabetes and are monitoring your blood sugar levels at home, please remember to bring your records with you to all your clinic appointments.
If you are coming to the Diabetes Clinic for an appointment with the doctor, please bring a urine sample with you for testing.
If you have been given a form for a blood test, please try to get this done 1 to 2 weeks before your appointment.
If you are not able to attend your appointment, please phone or e-mail to cancel and/or re-schedule it.
The diabetes and endocrinology service is provided at The Royal Sussex County Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital.
Endocrine noticeboard: support groups for patients
Refer a patient for Pituitary MDT (only accessible from an NHS computer)
An introduction to the thyroid
Carbimazole for an overactive thyroid
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Video transcript: Thyroid eye disease
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Video transcript: Radioactive iodine treatment
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Carbimazole for an overactive thyroid – information video
carbimazole propylthiouracil (PTU) warning
dexamethasone CRH test
growth hormone response to oral glucose tolerance test
Information for patients currently treated with T3 liothyronine
insulin stress test insulin tolerance test
Introduction to the thyroid – information video
long term steroid hormone replacement therapy
low dose overnight dexamethasone suppression test
pregnancy and hyperthyroidism
pregnancy and hypothyroidism
Radioactive iodine treatment – information video
radioiodine treatment for an over active thyroid gland
short synacthen test
Some information about your steroid tablets
Steroid induced diabetes
sussex pituitary multidisciplinary team
the 3 different treatments for an overactive thyroid
Thyroid eye disease – information video
transition getting ready to move on
TRH test leaflet
type 2 diabetes and coronary assessment care plan
water deprivation leaflet
what happens after pituitary surgery