Health Conditions

Want to learn more about some of the more prevalent conditions treated by Endocrinologists?

The links below will direct you to educational material provided by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, a professional organization. Dr. Brown is not only a member of AACE, he has also achieved its highest level of education and experience recognition, the status of Fellow.


The most important element of prevention is knowledge. A patient armed with accurate and scientific based information is a better health care partner.


Although relatively small, the thyroid gland influences the function of many of the bodys’ most important organs, including the heart, brain, liver, kidneys and skin.


The body has four parathyroid glands that are located just behind the thyroid gland (which is the center of the neck at the front). They have nothing to do with the function of the thyroid.


The Pituitary Gland is often referred to as the control center of the endocrine system.


Are you and your doctor doing all you can to prevent osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a silent disease until you experience a fracture.


Obesity is a biological, preventable, and treatable disease. Obesity is not a condition, a character flaw, a consequence of poor will power, or anyone’s fault.


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