endocrinology

Around 7 years ago I was diagnosed with an overactive thyroid - I experienced symptoms of fatigue, irritability, and heat sensitivity. My physician monitored the condition for a while and put me on Mezamazoline, a thyroid hormone therapy. Through an ultrasound, the doctors found that [...]
By ziggy • January 29, 2018
My original thyroidectomy was 5 1/2 years ago. My globulin was always too high so I had followups every 3 months. I had two rounds of radioactive iodine but it still did not kill the cancer. My lymph node was growing rapidly so my endocrinologist referred me to By Side of the Rice Field • January 26, 2018
I live in Las Vegas. My endocrinologist there told me my calcium level was high but said I could either wait and monitor it or have surgery. What I didn't know as the pros and cons were not really explained is that waiting could make the problem worse. As I [...]
By Jen • January 18, 2018
Let’s be honest. Nearly everyone has a health-related resolution for 2018. But with diabetes a growing epidemic and one of the leading causes of death in the country, it is especially important that diabetics - already more than 10 percent of the population -- make a commitment to improving [...]
By Simi Singer • January 5, 2018
I'm very happy with my experience and am very thankful for the UCLA Endocrine Center. There's a feeling of safety we felt throughout the process, and speaking with Dr. Yeh reduced a lot of our anxiety. I would highly [...]
By atomic bomb • December 8, 2017
I was diagnosed with hyperparathyroidism after getting a routine bone density scan that showed I was getting osteoporosis. After much research, I found two places where I could receive treatment for my parathyroidism - one in Florida and the By Hayley • December 6, 2017
I've been having a problem with hyperthyroidism for 35 years, but I always put it off because I felt well and never felt a need for treatment. When I visited Dr. Yeh 3 years ago due to high Calcium levels in [...]
By Sonja • December 6, 2017
We knew something was wrong when I saw visible nodules in my neck. I came in to the clinic not wanting surgery and I told Dr. Yeh the moment I stepped into the office. The idea of surgery and a scar on my neck was [...]
By Alyssa • December 5, 2017
A physician in Santa Barbara said was almost at the point of needing dialysis. As I very small and frail and in poor health, he said dialysis would be very hard on me and gave me a prognosis of less than 2 years. He said the surgery might be my [...]
By kw • December 5, 2017
I was admitted to UCLA hospital with a number of diseases which I attribute to a hyperthyroid which caused me to get very sick in July. In august I went to Ronald Reagan and spent two and half weeks then in rehab. Came home and I wasn’t getting better, and [...]
By w91029 • December 4, 2017