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Endocrine Conditions We Treat

We take specialized and evidence-based approaches to diagnosing and treating children’s endocrinology conditions. Learn more about the conditions we treat. 

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Atypical Genitalia (Differences of Sex Development)

A fetus may develop along a path that is not the typical one for a boy or a girl. When sex development follows a less common path, the result is a difference of sex development.

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

A disorder in which the body’s two adrenal glands have an enzyme-making defect. Without the enzymes, the adrenals can't make the hormones cortisol, aldosterone and androgens.

Delayed Puberty (Late Puberty)

When the body's timing for sexual maturity is later than usual, a concern may be that puberty does not start or that it stalls after it started.

Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes mellitus is the most common type of diabetes in children and teens. Type 2 diabetes has also become a health problem for children and teens in recent years.

Diabetic Retinopathy

One of a group of eye problems that people with diabetes may face as complications.

Failure to Thrive

A condition that occurs when a baby does not gain weight and grow normally; caused by many factors, including disease or poor nutrition.

Fragility Fractures

Fragility fractures are broken bones, or fractures, that happen following a low trauma event. Examples of low trauma events would be falls from a standing height or less. Learn more.

Growth Problems

Growth rate is influenced by heredity, gender, environmental factors and nutrition. Sometimes, medical conditions stop a child from growing at a normal rate.

Hyperthyroidism

Too much thyroid hormone, pushing the body’s metabolism to unhealthy levels.

Hypopituitarism

When a child's pituitary gland has lost its ability to make one, some or all pituitary hormones. The condition is often permanent, but very treatable.

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism in children occurs when thyroid gland is underactive and fails to make enough thyroid hormone. Learn more about causes, symptoms and treatment.

Juvenile Osteoporosis

In children, the term osteoporosis is used when the density of the bones is significantly below normal (noted on the DXA scan) and they have a fracture history. Learn more.