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Endocrinology

Endocrinology is the science of the endocrine glands. Endocrine glands are glands that discharge endocrine fluids from the body that help to combine and control bodily metabolic activity. This specialty deals with glands and internal secretions, especially diabetes.

Holzer provides the following Endocrinology/Diabetes services:

  • Diabetes Management
  • Thyroid Diseases
  • General Endocrinology
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Osteoporosis

Diabetes Self-Management Classes 

To help you educate and maintain diabetes, Holzer offers diabetic education classes at our Gallipolis, Jackson, and Meigs locations. Individuals diagnosed with diabetes, or caretakers for an individual with diabetes, are welcome to attend.

Classes are divided into three sessions including diabetic self-care management, taught by a diabetic nurse educator, nutrition and diet, taught by a registered dietitian and includes individualized diet plans and carbohydrate counting, and a pharmacist attends the final class offering information on physical activity and prescriptions. 

Diabetes Support Group

Holzer has formed a Diabetic Support Group for those diagnosed with diabetes and for any caregivers who would like to attend. Topics vary month to month with many guest speakers presenting. The Group is open to the public, all are welcome. You can find more information regarding the Diabetic Support Group by clicking the following link.

Meet with Holzer's endocrinology team in Gallipolis and Jackson, OH. Services include diabetes management, thyroid disease management, general endocrinology education, cholesterol disorder treatment, and osteoporosis treatment.

Holzer provides a comprehensive health library to help you and your family live life well. Visit the Holzer Health Library to learn more.

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