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Endocrine diseases

Follow the links on this page to find trusted information about endocrine diseases.

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Parathyroidectomy

Parathyroid glands can become overactive, causing an increase in the level of calcium in your blood. Surgery to remove any affected glands is the only reliable way to prevent long-term problems.

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Pancreatic diseases

Links to trusted information about pancreatic diseases.

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Male menopause

Information about male menopause from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on testosterone deficiency.

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Risk Checker

Find out if you're at risk of heart disease, kidney disease or type 2 diabetes in just a few minutes using the healthdirect Risk Checker.

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Graves' disease

This condition causes the thyroid gland in the neck to produce too much thyroid hormone, and can eventually lead to goitre and bulging eyes.

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Pancreatitis diagnosis

The diagnosis of acute pancreatitis is often reasonably straightforward. The doctor will talk to you, examine you and take some blood tests. Learn more about a pancreatitis diagnosis here.

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Pancreatitis

Acute pancreatitis appears as sudden, severe upper abdominal pain, often spreading through to the back. Learn more about this condition and its symptoms here.

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Retinal diseases

The retina is a collection of light sensitive nerve cells at the back of the eyeball. Retinal disorders damage these delicate cells and reduce someone’s ability to see.

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Gestational diabetes

Women with gestational diabetes can have a healthy pregnancy with careful planning and control of blood glucose levels.

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