Northern Nevada's Premier Nephrology and Endocrinology Health Specialists
Our providers prevent and treat a wide
range of endocrine conditions
At Sierra Nevada Specialty Care, we are committed to excellent patient care. With great courage and integrity, we embrace our responsibility to guide patients in making the right choices for their health to ensure the best possible quality of life. We accomplish this by valuing people, creating partnerships, and through high-quality performance.
Endocrinology 101: Is My Thyroid Working? A Guide to Disease Symptoms
When our thyroid is working correctly, we don’t give it another thought. But when there is an incorrect amount of thyroid hormone in our bodies, we take notice. Thyroid hormone is important for regulating many body functions and Thyroid dysfunction can affect our metabolism, heart rate, body temperature, and digestion.
How the thyroid malfunctions
There are essentially two ways the thyroid malfunctions,
Endocrinology 101: The Role of Hormones
Sierra Nevada Specialty Care has developed Endocrinology 101, a series of blogs designed to help you understand the endocrine system and its role in your body’s overall function and development. In this first blog we discuss the role of hormones.
What are hormones?
Hormones are commonly associated with reproduction and their effect on moods or behavior.
When Nephrologists and Endocrinologists Collaborate, Patients Win
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects more than 1 in 7 U.S. adults (an estimated 37 million Americans) and the leading cause of CKD is diabetes. Bringing together experts in kidney disease care with experts in diabetes treatment provides a powerful way to manage kidney health which is why Sierra Nevada Nephrology has created a new multi-specialty brand,