Endocrine glands and their hormones
The hormone system is the way in which one part of the body tells another part of the body to do something important. Find out more about different parts of the hormonal system.
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.
Links to articles about pancreatic diseases.
Follow the links on this page to find trusted information about endocrine diseases.
Information about male menopause from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on testosterone deficiency.
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.
Digestive system cancers
Information about digestive system cancers from leading Australian health organisations.
Pancreatic cancer symptoms
Pancreatic cancer can be present without causing any symptoms at all. Symptoms might not appear until the cancer affects other organs.
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.
Trusted information about non-insulin devices and tips on how they should be used correctly.