Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Care

 
 

Welcome to The Center for Diabetes and Endocrine Care (CDEC), a state-of-the-art patient-centered medical facility, achieving excellence in endocrinology for over 35 years.

As one of South Florida’s premier referral centers, the CDEC specializes in complex endocrine and metabolic disorders .

In our center, you will find some of the area’s top specialists, combined with the latest in treatments and technologies for patients with diabetes, thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, and adrenal disorders, disorders of fat metabolism, osteoporosis and other endocrine disorders. We work in close collaboration, both pre and post-operatively, with a group of highly trained and skilled endocrine surgeons when surgery is deemed necessary. Each member of our team is committed to delivering compassionate care in a warm, friendly, patient-centered environment.


Paul Jellinger, MD
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We work in close consultation with your primary care physician and other specialists, to create a comprehensive treatment plan for:

Complex Diabetes Care

 

  • Routine Insulin Therapy, basal-bolus therapy including Insulin Pump Management
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGMS)

Cholesterol Disorders

  • Refined analysis of lipid particles
  • Assessment for Gastric Bypass Surgery

Thyroid Disorders

  • Graves and Hashimoto’s Disease
  • Thyroid Nodules and Goiter
  • Thyroid Cancer

Pituitary Disorders

  • Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults
  • Up to date diagnosis and treatment of Cushing’s Disease, Acromegaly
  • Hyperprolactinemia

Metabolic Disorders

  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteomalacia

Calcium Disorders

 

  • Hyper and hypocalcemia
  • Parathyroid disorders
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Adrenal Disorders

  • Adrenal tumors
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Congenital and acquired Adrenal Hyperplasia

Sexual Dysfunction

  • “Low T in men”
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

In-house Technologies

  • A full laboratory for general and specialized endocrine and metabolic blood testing
  • Stimulation tests for complex endocrine disorders
  • Thyroid Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound-guided Fine Needle aspiration biopsy of the Thyroid
  • Instant on-site pathological analysis of thyroid biopsy specimens
  • Pre-operative “mapping” of the neck lymph nodes to insure appropriate surgery for thyroid cancer
  • Pre-operative localization of Parathyroid tumors by ultrasound
  • Radioactive Iodine therapy for thyroid disorders
  • Insulin pump and Continuous Glucose Sensor installation
  • Testosterone Pellet implanting for men with “Low T”
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

A state of the art Clinical Research Division that offers trials of new drugs and technologies to our patients and others, in areas such as Diabetes, Hypertension, Lipid, Thyroid, Adrenal Disorders, Osteroporosis, Low Testosterone, and Growth Hormone deficiency in Adults (Click here to go to the Clinical Research Division page)