Due to the large quantity of calls received daily we prioritize the calls in order of importance. There are a variety of endocrine disorders, with diabetes being the most common. The specialist diabetes team provides a service for children with Type I and Type II Diabetes Mellitus, in both an inpatient and community setting. Whether we meet for the first time in the hospital or at the McNeely Pediatric Diabetes Center and Endocrine Clinic at Children’s, we’ll start giving your family the facts and support you need from day one. In type 2 diabetes (also formerly known as Adult Onset Diabetes) the body can produce a normal amount of insulin but the body becomes insensitive to insulin and so needs much more insulin to move the glucose out of the blood. The minute you walk in, you can sense the passion. Adults and children perceived that children play many roles related to adults’ diabetes self-management.
The team includes four highly skilled paediatric endocrinologists