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Rady Children's Specialists

Endocrinology / Diabetes

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The Division of Endocrinology/Diabetes provides the most advanced care from medical professionals for children and adolescents with endocrine disorders, diabetes mellitus, and lipid disorders.

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We are also a leader in pediatric diabetes research, dedicated to discovering new therapies for old and new patients and ultimately, a cure. Comprehensive care for young patients is provided by the pediatric endocrinologists of Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego.

Conditions We Treat

Along with treating type 1 diabetes, our medical professionals/pediatric endocrinologists treat a growing number of obese children and adolescents who develop type 2 diabetes with comprehensive care. When it comes to disorders and the conditions we treat, our healthcare professionals also treat less common types of diabetes, such as maturity-onset diabetes of the young, as well as hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). Additionally, pediatric specialists treat conditions of the endocrine glands, including thyroid disease, adrenal disorders, pubertal disorders, growth problems, calcium disorders, and metabolic bone disease.

Children’s Endocrinology/Diabetes Division Achievements:

  • The Pediatric Endocrinology/Diabetes Division offers a comprehensive diabetes program run by pediatric specialists to help children and families manage the disease, including continuous glucose monitoring, insulin pump therapy, nutrition counseling, and diabetes education.
  • Treats about 1,400 children with diabetes from San Diego, Riverside, and Imperial counties; about 75 percent of these old a new patients have type 1 diabetes.
  • The Pediatric Endocrinology/Diabetes Division is nationally recognized for research on diabetes and beta-cell biology.
  • Is consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best pediatric diabetes and endocrinology programs for young patients in the nation.

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