Diabetic & Hormonal Conditions

Endocrinologists are specially trained physicians who diagnose and treat diseases related to the glands. They treat menopause, infertility, erectile dysfunction, thyroid diseases, and metabolic disorders. They also provide treatment for diabetes, osteoporosis, vitamin D deficiency, hypertension, and cholesterol disorders.

Our endocrinologist sees adults and children age 5 and older.

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Request an Appointment

Ask your healthcare provider for a referral if you believe you need to see an endocrinologist.

HOURS: Monday-Friday  8:30am - 5pm
PHONE: 217-466-4689


  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly
  • Adrenal Insufficiency/Addison’s Disease
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis Dysfunction
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Endocrine Hypertension
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia/Osteoporosis
  • Pre-Diabetes
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodules/Cysts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Enocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Procedures Performed

  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Physical Examination

Meet Our Team

Edward Rico, MD

Board Certified Endocrinologist



Kara, MS, RDN, LDN

Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist



Pam, RN

Karen Smith, APRN, FNP




Angie, RN

Leighsa, RN, BS, CDE

Certified Diabetes Educator



Anika, CMA

What to Expect

An individual’s primary care provider typically is the first to evaluate issues related to hormones. If a specialist is needed, the individual may be referred to an endocrinologist where a personalized treatment plan will be developed. 

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Living With Diabetes



Endocrine System Problems

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