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What are the most common endocrine system diseases?

Diabetes is the most common endocrine system disease in the United States. Thyroid disorders are also very common. Thyroid disorders include hypothyroidism, in which the thyroid glands produce too little hormones, hyperthyroidism, in which the thyroid glands produce too much hormones, thyroid cancer, and thyroid nodules.

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