When to See an Endocrinologist
Your primary care provider may treat your endocrine system condition or recommend you see an endocrinologist for specialized care. University Health endocrinologists are some of the best in the nation, and treat pediatric endocrinology conditions as well.
Endocrinologists treat conditions affecting your body’s hormone-producing glands such as:
Endocrine disorders—like diabetes—indicate your glands or organs are not functioning normally. Find a wide range of hormone-related conditions we treat that affect your energy, growth, metabolism and sleep.
Complete, High-Quality Diabetes Care
Take advantage of America’s largest and most comprehensive center dedicated to the prevention and treatment of diabetes, the Texas Diabetes Institute, right here in San Antonio. Get all the care you need in one location. The center provides unsurpassed diabetes care for all types of diabetes.
Our team received the 2021 Gold Plus Target Type II Diabetes Honor Roll Elite as part of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines® Stroke program.
Guidance and Tools to Lower Your A1C
Protect your health with A1C testing according to your doctor’s recommendation. Your A1C shows your average blood glucose (sugar) level over a two to three-month period and is a crucial part of your care. Your skilled care team at University Health has superior knowledge and training to help you reach and maintain your A1C goal.
Respected Diabetes Care Team
Our expert care team includes endocrinology specialists using their advanced medical knowledge to help you manage your lifestyle effectively and treat your diabetes.
When you need treatment for diabetes complications affecting other parts of your body, rely on our team of specialists working together to treat you. You’ll find specialized care for your eyes, feet, kidneys, heart, limbs and nervous system at the center and in University Health outpatient clinics.
Diabetes & Endocrine Services
You may need testing, diagnosis and evaluation for symptoms of an endocrinology condition or diabetes. Rest assured your care team will provide accurate services and simple explanations of your results.
Count on your endocrinology care team to put together a personalized care plan for treatment of your type of diabetes or your endocrine condition. Your care plan will follow your needs and wishes. You’ll appreciate the compassionate, friendly professionals who will help you live well with diabetes.
Recognized Diabetes Education Programs
Expect outstanding diabetes care and education from our American Diabetes Association certified diabetes educator and registered dietitians. Education is one of the most powerful weapons against diabetes. Join a diabetes education class focusing on improving your health and reducing complications and secondary health conditions from diabetes.
To promote diabetes prevention and education, the Texas Diabetes Institute includes a teaching kitchen, auditorium and fitness center. Classes offer exercise, tools for self-management and cooking programs. We encourage you to enroll in a class to learn how to care for yourself and your type of diabetes.
Preventing Diabetes and Enhancing Health
Access preventive diabetes care through University Health. Identify whether you have risk factors and signs of diabetes. Nearly 2.3 million Texans, including many San Antonians, have diabetes and even more go undiagnosed. Part of our mission is to prevent diabetes in our community and manage it at the Texas Diabetes Institute.
You’ll have access to some of the best treatment options because of our involvement in research. Prominent researchers at the center are at the forefront of drug development to treat diabetes and find a cure. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients with diabetes, their families and our community.Take part in research that is trying to unlock the mysteries of diabetes. Researchers at the Texas Diabetes Institute have the desire, talents, special skills and technologies to meet the challenge.