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Health Library : Diabetes and Other Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders

 

Disorders Affecting the Pituitary Gland

The pituitary gland is sometimes called the master gland of the endocrine system because it controls the functions of the other endocrine glands. The pituitary gland is no larger than a pea, located at the base of the brain.

Disorders affecting the pituitary gland require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory left are some disorders that affect the pituitary gland, for which we have provided a brief overview.

If you cannot find the information in which you are interested, please visit the Diabetes & Other Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders Online Resources page in this website for an Internet address that may contain additional information on that topic.


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