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Endocrinology

Griffin Faculty Physicians Endocrinology Specialists know how much the body can be affected by our different hormone levels. So whether it’s because of too little or too much of anything, our patient-centered care team will work with you to bring you back to center—and back to health.


Conditions We Treat

Our skilled endocrinologists specialize in evaluating and treating:

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Metabolic bone diseases and calcium metabolism
  • Pituitary disorders
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Neuroendocrine tumors
  • Cancer of endocrine glands
  • Cholesterol or lipid abnormalities
  • High blood pressure due to endocrine dysfunction
  • Male and female reproductive disorders
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia, osteoporosis and vitamin D deficiency

The Voice of Diabetes guest blog

One of our providers, Diana Bytyqi, APRN, takes time to educate you on diabetes related topics like pre-diabetes, Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes, medications, insulin pumpsand more.
Is the COVID vaccine safe for me?

Is the COVID vaccine safe for me?

Feb 23 2021

Will the COVID-19 alter my DNA?

  • NO! The 2 vaccines (Moderna & Pfizer) do not enter the nucleus where DNA is stored, therefore, they cannot alter your DNA.

Was the vaccine rushed?

  • NO! Both the Moderna and Pfizer vaccine are mRNA (messenger RNA) vaccines. Given the mechanism in which they work, there was ample amount of time to safely create and study the safety of these 2 vaccines.

Will the COVID-19 vaccine help protect me?

  • Yes! Both the Moderna and Pfizer vaccine help your body built antibodies (soilders) to help you fight the COVID-19 virus if you should contract it.

Can the COVID-19 vaccine make me sick?

  • NO! The COVID-19 vaccine is not a live virus, therefore, it cannot make you sick.

If I get the COVID-19 vaccine, will I test positive for COVID-19?

  • NO!

If I had COVID-19, do I still have to get the COVID-19 vaccine?

  • YES!

Will COVID-19 vaccine cause infertility?

  • NO! There is no scientific evidence the COVID-19 vaccine can cause infertility.

 

For more COVID-19 vaccine information, check out The Voice of Diabetes on YouTube: Diana Bytyqi, APRN will answer all of your questions!

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