Hong Kong Pacific Diabetes & Endocrine Centre
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endocrine diseases

Hong Kong Pacific Diabetes
& Endocrine Centre

About Endocrine System

endocrine diseasesEndocrine systems comprise a number of endocrine glands, including hypothalamus, pineal gland, pituitary gland, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, adrenal gland, pancreas, sex organ, fat tissue and bone, which produce and release hormones into the bloodstream. These hormones control important processess and functions, such as growth development, tissue function, metabolism, sexual function and reproduction. Diseases of the endocrine system are common, including diabetes mellitus, thyroid disease, hypertension, obesity, osteoporosis and many others.