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Endocrinology

The Division of Endocrinology at Children's Hospital of Michigan at the Detroit Medical Center offers comprehensive services to children and adolescents with diabetes and glandular disorders.

The department consists of physician specialists on staff, nurse practitioners, diabetes nurse educators, dietitians and social workers.

The following problems or diseases are diagnosed and treated:

  • Adrenal gland disorders including CAH (congenital adrenal hyperplasia) and Adrenoleukodystrophy 
  • Diabetes Mellitus (Type I and Type II)
  • Disorders of sexual differentiation
  • Glucose homeostasis and hypoglycemia
  • Growth and pubertal development problems
  • Parathyroid problems including hyperparathryroidism and hypoparathyroidism
  • Thyroid problems including hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's thyroiditis and Graves disease/hyperthyroidism as well as thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer
  • Total or partial Hypopituitarism

The staff also sees patients with genetic conditions and survivors of childhood cancer and works closely with the Neurosurgery, Cardiovascular Surgery and General Surgery teams, as well as Pulmonary, Hematology/Oncology, Immunology and Gastroenterology.

Locations: Clinton Township, Detroit, Southfield

For further information or to schedule an appointment call (313) 745-KIDS or toll-free at (888) 362-2500 or select from the following:

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