The Division of Endocrinology at the Children's Hospital of Michigan at the Detroit Medical Center offers comprehensive services to children and adolescents with diabetes and hormonal 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), adrenal insufficiency and Adrenoleukodystrophy
Mellitus (Type I and Type II), MODY diabetes, neonatal diabetes
Pre-diabetes and the metabolic syndrome
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, Temporary Troy Location.
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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