- The Hormone Foundation
name = The Hormone Foundation
Chevy Chase, Maryland
formation = 1997
The Hormone Foundation, established in 1997 by
The Endocrine Societyas its public education affiliate, serves as a resource for physicians, patients, and the public by promoting the prevention, treatment and cure of hormone-related conditions through outreach and education.
The Hormone Foundation addresses endocrine conditions such as:
* Metabolic Syndrome
Projects and resources
The Hormone Foundation got its start with one simple project, an expert consensus meeting in
Charlottesville, Virginia on breast cancerand estrogen use. Since then, it has developed other educational projects on endocrine diseases and conditions.
Bilingual fact sheets
The Hormone Foundation's bilingual fact sheets are unique in the field of endocrinology, providing information in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German and Italian. The bilingual fact sheets can be found in the following areas:
Cushing's Syndrome; Breast Cancer Prevention; Hormones, Women and Breast Cancer; Hormones and Hypertension; Hormones and Obesity; Hormones and Your Heart; Hyperlipidemia; The Metabolic Syndrome; Diabetesand Incretin-Based Therapy; Diabetes and New Insulins; Diabetes, High Blood Pressure and Kidney Protection; Gestational Diabetes; Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose; Prediabetes; Type 1 Diabetes; Type 2 Diabetes and A1c; Idiopathic Short Stature; Precocious Puberty; Anabolic Steroids and Young Adults; Supplements, Steroid Precursors and Adolescent Health; Bioidentical Hormones and Menopause; Hormone Therapy for Menopausal Symptoms; Managing Menopause; Menopause and Bone Loss; Osteoporosisand Men's Health; Osteoporosis and Women's Health; Pituitary Tumors; Acromegaly; Enlarged Prostate; Prostate Cancer and Bone Loss; Erectile Dysfunction; Infertility and Men; Infertility and Women; Low Testosterone and Men's Health; Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; Hashimoto's Disease; Hyperthyroidism; Hyperthyroidism; Postpartum Thyroiditis; Thyroid Cancer; Thyroid Nodules; and Stress and Your Health.
Patient Guides are more in-depth information about specific hormone-related conditions. They include: Therapeutic Use of Androgen in Women; Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults; and Androgen Deficiency Syndromes in Adult Men.
* [http://www.endo-society.org/ The Endocrine Society home page]
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