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Endocrinology

Endocrinology providers specialize in caring for health conditions that affect the hormones and the endocrine glands, which produce hormones. Our team of specialists care for people who have all types of endocrine disorders including osteoporosis, hormone imbalances, thyroid disorders, and diabetes, and more. 

Individuals living with diabetes have access to our Diabetes Education Center team, who will provide resources, education, management, and understanding of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. We are here to provide support for our patients in all aspects of managing diabetes.

Conditions We Treat

  • Adrenal disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Low testosterone
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pituitary disorders
  • Thyroid disorders, including thyroid cancer

Services We Offer

  • Continuous glucose monitoring
  • Insulin pumps
  • Individualized one-on-one educational sessions
  • Thyroid ultrasonography

Our Diabetes Education Center

Our Diabetes Education Center team believes that education is an essential component in the care for those living with diabetes. We partner with each patient’s provider to make sure patients have the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve and maintain optimal health. Our goals are to reduce the risk of both short and long-term complications that may develop from diabetes.

Our Diabetes Education Team, accredited by the American Diabetes Association, is a comprehensive group of specialists that work with patients, their family/caregiver, and primary care provider. Our team of experts includes:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Certified Diabetes Educators
  • Nurse Educators
  • Registered Dietitian (RD)

Our main location is at our Belpre Medical Campus, next to our Department of Endocrinology office.

This free service is available to our community. Appointments are required for all sessions. For more information, call us at (740) 568-1702.

Support Groups

We offer three community support groups:

  • Diabetes Education (Type 2) Support Group
  • Pre-Diabetes Support Group
  • Youth Diabetes Support Group

Our guest speakers will lead these groups on a variety of topics including diabetes management tips, nutrition, exercise, travel, and more. Members are encouraged to share their experiences to help establish themselves as part of this community.

To learn more about our free community support groups or one on one educational sessions, contact us at (740) 568-1702 or visit our calendar of events page for dates.


Why Choose Us

Award-Winning, Experienced Treatment Team

We are proud to offer the latest in endocrinology diagnosis and treatment options, close to home. All of our staff members are specialty-trained and ready to provide the latest treatments for endocrine conditions. Dr. Libu Varughese received the Super Doctor Award in 2022.

Compassionate Patient-Centered Care

We focus on providing patient/family-centered care. Our endocrinology team takes the time to get to know each patient, their complete health situation, and their treatment goals. We involve patients at each step of the care process, and always keep them informed of what’s happening with their health care plan.

Coordinated Care with Specialty Providers

When needed, our endocrinology team can work to coordinate care with other specialty providers across the Memorial Health System network. We work to streamline care so patients can focus on getting well, instead of spending lots of time coordinating medical appointments and specialists.

 

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