Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology

Get help when you need it.

The expert team at Novant Health helps your child learn how to live a fulfilling life with diabetes or other endocrine system conditions. We deliver medical, educational and nutritional support to help your child stay healthy. Find the pediatric endocrinology care team member you need and request a referral from your pediatrician to make an appointment. 

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Conditions Treated

  • Diabetes mellitus (Type 1 and Type 2)
  • Thyroid disorders (including hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer)
  • Short stature and growth failure
  • Puberty disorders (including precocious puberty and delayed puberty)
  • Disorders of bone and calcium metabolism
  • Adrenal gland disorders (including congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Addison disease and Cushing syndrome)
  • Pituitary hormone deficiency or excess
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Genetic disorders with endocrinopathies (including Turner syndrome, Noonan syndrome and Klinefelter syndrome)
  • Disorders of sexual differentiation

Treatment Options

You should schedule regular visits with your pediatrician and endocrinologist to help monitor any changes in your child’s condition.

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Your child’s endocrinologist may prescribe medication to treat diabetes or other glandular conditions. The physician may also recommend different types of blood sugar meters, such as wearable devices, to help stay on top of your child’s blood sugar levels.

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A balanced diet and regular exercise are key to controlling your child’s diabetes. Our pediatric endocrinologists can help develop a diet and exercise regimen that will keep your child on the right, healthy track.

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