Pediatric Endocrinology

If your child has problems with growth, puberty, diabetes, or other disorders related to the hormones and the glands that produce them, a pediatric endocrinologist may treat your child. Pediatric endocrinologists diagnose, treat, and manage hormonal disorders including the following:

 

  • ·        Growth problems, such as short stature
  • ·        Early or delayed puberty
  • ·        Enlarged thyroid gland (goitre)
  • ·        Underactive or overactive thyroid gland
  • ·        Pituitary gland hypo/hyper function
  • ·        Adrenal gland hypo/hyper function
  • ·        Ambiguous genitals/intersex
  • ·        Ovarian and testicular dysfunction
  • ·        Diabetes
  • ·        Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
  • ·        Obesity
  • ·        Problems with Vitamin D (rickets, hypocalcemia)