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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Navigate Your Condition for Life

When it comes to endocrine, diabetic and metabolic conditions, you can trust us to deliver all the care you need in one place, close to home. Your care team will listen to your concerns and create a personal care plan that fits your lifestyle. We help you stay healthy and active while controlling your condition through life’s challenges.

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Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Services

We specialize in the endocrine system—the network of glands throughout your body that make and distribute hormones. These glands regulate the work and growth of your body’s organs and tissues.

Conditions we treat include:

  • Diabetes (Type 1 and Type 2)
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sexual function
  • Thyroid disease and cancer
  • Adrenal and pituitary conditions including:
  • Addison disease
  • Cushing syndrome

Services we provide include:

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Endoscopy Experts

Endocrine disorders can be difficult to manage. You may need more answers to find the best treatment for you. Our full-service Endoscopy Center can test you for issues with your pancreas, stomach, intestines and other organs.

Excellence in Diabetes Care

We are committed to helping you live your life to the fullest. Our dedication to providing advanced care is recognized regionally and nationally.

Better Outcomes Through Education & Research

As a teaching hospital for Boston University School of Medicine, we educate future doctors in our Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship program. This means we’re at the forefront of endocrine care. When you come to Lahey, you get access to clinical trials, research studies and leading-edge care.

Patient Education

We know that living with a chronic disease like diabetes (Type 1 or Type 2) or obesity can be overwhelming. We are here to help you manage your health so you can live an active life.

Our team offers support through patient education, classes and counseling sessions, so you can learn about treatment options and get your questions answered.

The American Diabetes Association certifies our diabetes education program which means we meet national standards for excellence in education.

Diabetes Self-Management Education Program

There’s a lot to manage when you have diabetes: blood sugar levels, diet, medicines and more. While every person is different, we all can benefit from learning more about managing our own health.

Our Diabetes Self-Management Education program, which is recognized by the American Diabetes Association, provides the support you need while you learn about managing your diabetes. Our program combines individual sessions and group classes led by a multidisciplinary team of diabetes educators.

Classes focus on:

  • Diabetes basics
  • Managing blood sugar levels
  • What to do when blood sugar levels are too low or too high
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Medicine management
  • Stress management
  • Diabetes complications
  • Psychosocial support
  • When to call your doctor
Diabetes Class Schedules

Our diabetes education groups hold online classes from 10:00 am to 12 pm on Mondays and from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Tuesdays.

Call 781-744-2088 to sign up or talk to your doctor.

Refer a Patient

When you refer patients to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center for endocrinology care, you give them access to leading-edge care and state-of-the-art services. We take the time to listen carefully to your patients’ story, taking into consideration their lifestyle, history, other health conditions and health insurance to find the appropriate treatment for them.

Patients can be seen at our Burlington and Peabody, Mass. locations. Patients get easy access to top providers, award-winning patient education programs and attentive follow-up care.

We keep you informed about your patients’ care on a regular basis by sharing our doctor’s notes and updates. We also provide patients with the advanced treatments and the opportunity to take part in clinical trials and research studies.

To refer a patient, please call 781-744-8899.

Advanced Chronic Disease Management

If you are living with a lifelong metabolic condition like diabetes or obesity, you know how important it is to keep a close watch on your health and see your doctor regularly. If you develop a related condition, such as heart or eye disease, you can rest assured that we will coordinate your care with other specialties such as: