Endocrinology in the 21st century

Jeffrey D Zajac, Donald J Chisholm and Bronwyn Gaut
Med J Aust 2003; 179 (7): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2003.tb05598.x
Published online: 6 October 2003

Policymakers need to catch up with the explosion of new tests and therapies

The field of endocrinology has expanded dramatically in the past 40 years, both because of increased knowledge about the aetiology, diagnosis and therapy of endocrine disease and because of the increasing number of patients with very common endocrine conditions, particularly type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis and menopausal problems.

  • Jeffrey D Zajac1
  • Donald J Chisholm2
  • Bronwyn Gaut3

  • 1 Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, NSW.
  • 3 The Medical Journal of Australia, Sydney, NSW.



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