Endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism services

Helping you stay healthy and live well

Endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism services at UW Health works with people dealing with metabolic disorders and hormone-related health issues. We provide the most up-to-date care and personalized support to help you take charge of your health.
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Programs and research

Specialty clinics and care

Endocrine and metabolic disorders affect each person differently, but they have one thing
in common: they prevent your body from functioning as intended and keep you from feeling your best. Endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism services at UW Health works to get you the care you need. If you have an endocrine or metabolic disorder, you can rely on our specialty clinics and services to help.

Our specialty clinics and services

Our Thyroid Clinic offers streamlined care for people diagnosed with thyroid nodules, or masses. It brings together endocrinologists, pathologists and surgeons. We make it possible for you to see all your providers and get the tests you need in a single visit.

Thyroid Clinic

Pituitary tumors develop in a gland found in your brain. Usually these tumors aren’t cancerous. However, they can affect hormone levels and have a big impact on your well-being. Our Pituitary Tumor Clinic focuses on the diagnosis and management of these tumors.

Pituitary Tumor Clinic

Diabetes is a disease that results when your body has trouble making or using insulin. Insulin is a hormone that helps sugar from the foods you eat (glucose), enter your cells and provide energy. We manage diabetes with diet, exercise and medication. Through classes, support and online resources, we help you take charge of your health.

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Conditions and treatments

Improving how your body works, helping you feel better

Our endocrinologists treat conditions that affect your endocrine glands and the hormones the glands make. These conditions include common diseases such as diabetes and thyroid disease, in addition to rare disorders.

We also treat disorders of metabolism. These deal with the chemical processes that take place in your body to help sustain life. Metabolic conditions can cause you to have too much or too little of the substances you need to be healthy and function well.

You will need a referral from your primary care provider to see one of our specialists.

Your needs, our expertise

Our providers specialize in all types of endocrine and metabolic disorders.

Personalized care

The best treatment for an endocrine or metabolic disorder is the one that’s best for you.

The best treatment for you depends on your condition and needs. We offer a full range of therapies. These include medication, help with lifestyle changes and, in some cases, surgery. Our providers work with you to find the treatment that will be most effective.

Locations

The care you need, close to home

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  • East Clinic - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
    • 5249 E. Terrace Dr. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 265-7406
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  • East Clinic - Osteoporosis Clinical Center
    • 5249 E. Terrace Dr. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-5010
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  • West Clinic - Diabetes
    • 451 Junction Rd. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-7741
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  • West Clinic - Endocrinology
    • 451 Junction Rd. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-5010
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  • West Clinic - Osteoporosis Clinical Center
    • 451 Junction Rd. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-5010
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  • UnityPoint Health - Meriter - DeForest-Windsor Clinic- Endocrinology
    • 4200 Savannah Dr. / DeForest, WI
    • (608) 417-3300
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  • UnityPoint Health - Meriter - West Washington Clinic- Endocrinology
    • 345 West Washington Ave., Suite 100 / Madison, WI
    • (608) 417-8300
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  • UW Health Specialty Clinic - Sauk Prairie - Endocrinology
    • 250 26th Street, Suite 120 / Prairie du Sac, WI
    • (608) 643-6060
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Meet our team

A team you can trust

Our team of experts supports your care every step of the way. It includes endocrinologists, nurses, surgeons and pathologists. Registered dietitians, pharmacists, diabetes educators and others may have key roles as well. The entire team works closely with you and your primary care provider.

Our providers

Patient support and services

Helping yourself if you have diabetes

These resources can help you manage your condition.

Classes

Throughout the year, we offer classes to help you learn about diabetes and related conditions. Most are open to the public for a small fee.

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Support all around you

If you’re newly diagnosed with diabetes, watch our video, My Life, My Diabetes, My Story.

You’ll learn more about the care we provide and strategies for managing the disease.

Tools and educational materials

There are many places you can turn to learn more about diabetes and caring for yourself.

Diabetes nutrition resources

A healthy, balanced diet can help you take control of diabetes.

Physical activity resources

Exercise is important for keeping blood sugar in check. Your provider will talk with you about the amount and type of physical activity right for you.

Related services

Endocrinology services are also offered through these departments: