An endocrinologist specializes in treating disorders of the endocrine system, including diabetes. The endocrine system is comprised of the hormone-secreting organs or glands including the pancreas, which secretes insulin. Insulin is involved in regulating your blood glucose levels.
Riverside endocrinologist may have more than 10 years of training:
- Undergraduate study: 4 years
- Medical school: 4 years
- Residency program focusing on internal medicine, pediatrics or gynecology: 3-4 years
- Learning to treat hormone conditions: 2-3 years