If you feel you might have an endocrine or metabolic disorder, make an appointment with your primary care provider. Here is some information to help you get ready for your appointment, and what to expect from your doctor.
Write down questions to ask your doctor. Creating your list of questions in advance can help you make the most of your time with your doctor.
In addition to the questions that you have prepared to ask your doctor, do not hesitate to ask questions during your appointment.
A doctor who sees you for signs and symptoms of endocrine or metabolic disorder is likely to ask you a number of questions. The doctor may ask you:
Note: If you have diabetes, your doctor also may ask a number of detailed questions about your diabetes management. It will help to come to your appointment with a recent log of blood sugar test results, medication names and schedules, and any changes you have noticed in the frequency or severity of diabetes-related symptoms.