London endocrinologist and diabetes consultant
Dr A Qureshi
Endocrinology is the medical specialty that deals with hormone disorders (e.g. thyroid, parathyroid, etc.).
Endocrine disorders can present with a variety of symptoms including lethargy, fatigue, weight gain, weight class, abdominal pain, hair loss, excess hair, etc. To come to a diagnosis and optimise a patient’s therapy, requires a detailed assessment including examination and investigations.
Diabetes mellitus is a disorder of the hormone insulin that regulates blood glucose levels. Patients with newly diagnosed or poorly controlled diabetes may present with unexplained weight loss, thirst, passing urine more frequently, infections, etc. To improve a patient’s diabetes control requires an understanding of the pros and cons of each modality of therapy and a tailored approach to each patient.
Endocrinology and diabetes disorders managed by Dr A Qureshi
Dr A Qureshi is a recognised specialist in the diagnosis and management of,
- all endocrine conditions (including thyroid, adrenal, parathyroid, pituitary, gonadal, etc.)
- type 1 diabetes mellitus
- type 2 diabetes mellitus
- other forms of diabetes mellitus
Dr A Qureshi is a recognised specialist in the diagnosis and management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, MODY, LADA, etc.
Dr A Qureshi is a recognised specialist in the diagnosis and management of conditions such as acromegaly, adrenal insufficiency, Addison’s disease, Conn’s syndrome, Cushing’s syndrome, diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, goitre, gynaecomastia, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, hirsutism, hypercalcaemia, hyperlipidaemia, hyperparathroidism, hypopituitarism, hyperprolactinaemia, hypertension, hyperthyroidism, hypoglycaemia, hypogonadism, hyponatraemia, hypopituitarism, hypothyroidism, obesity, osteoporosis, ovarian failure, pituitary tumour, phaeochromocytoma, polycystic ovary syndrome, premature ovarian failure, prolactinomas, testicular failure, thyroid cancer, thyroiditis, vitamin d deficiency, etc.
Symptoms of a possible endocrine disorder
- Tiredness, fatigue, lethargy
- Dry skin
- Hair loss
- Excess hair growth
- Irregular menstrual cycle
- Weight gain or loss
- Loss of interest in sex