Category Archives: Μη κατηγοριοποιημένο

Thyroid gland: Symptoms you should know

A feeling of constant fatigue, sudden weight gain or loss or disturbances in our mood and emotions are the main reasons that should lead us to a thyroid gland screening. But what is the thyroid gland that we often hear about? The thyroid gland is the largest endocrine gland in the human body with the […]

10 facts you need to know about diabetes

Diabetes mellitus is an increasing health threat, both globally and nationally. According to data from the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), in 2019 the number of patients with diabetes aged 20-70 years was estimated at 463 million worldwide, and this number will reach 578 million in 2030. On the other hand, 4.2 million deaths worldwide are […]

Covid-19 and thyroid diseases: A study from the British Thyroid Foundation (BTF)

In July 2020, the medical team of Maria Pavlatou, Julia Priestley, Cheryl McMullan and Petros Perros conducted an online patient survey in collaboration with the British Thyroid Foundation. The purpose of our survey was to gather information on how the Covid-19 pandemic affected patients with thyroid disease and whether there were unmet needs that could […]

11 reasons to visit an endocrinologist

An endocrinologist diagnoses and treats hormone-related disorders such as diabetes and thyroid disease. Endocrine glands include the thyroid, parathyroids, pancreas, ovaries/testicles, hypothalamus, pituitary and adrenal glands. Patients are often referred to endocrinologists because endocrine disorders are complex, often affect multiple parts of the body and require a thorough understanding of how hormones work. Here are […]

Coronavirus and diabetes management

Preparation and foresight, the secrets to staying healthy The first wave of epidemics of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) seems to have receded in our country, as the numbers of cases, hospitalizations and deaths have decreased significantly. However, the pandemic is not over, local outbreaks are being recorded in Greece and a second wave of infections […]