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Endocrinology

 
The Endocrinology Practice at Children’s Hospital Central California is a full-service practice providing expert diagnosis and management of endocrine disorders in infants, children and adolescents. We bring a complete multidisciplinary approach to patient care with experts on staff in many fields who become part of your child’s care team. In addition to our board certified pediatric endocrinologists, the practice is staffed with certified clinical educators, social workers, board certified clinical psychologists and registered dietitians.

Services Offered & Conditions Treated

These are some of the most common services available. The division treats most conditions commonly associated with the specialty.

  • Hypoglycemia
  • Disorders of Hormonal Regulation of Glucose Metabolism
  • Early Pubertal Development
  • Precocious puberty 
  • Delayed Puberty
  • Intersex Disorders
  • Micropenis
  • Ambiguous genitalia
  • Disorders of Growth
  • Short Stature
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Thyroid nodule
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Disorders of the Adrenal Gland
  • Disorders of the Pituitary Gland
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Elevated prolactin
  • Calcium Regulation and Hypocalcemic Disorders
  • Hypercalcemic Disorders
  • Hormonal Control of Fluid and Electrolytes
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes inspidus
  • Premature thelarche
  • Premature adrenarche
  • Vitamin D deficiency
  • Rickets
  • Turner syndrome
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Amenorrhea
  • Oligomenorrhea
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Septo-optic dysplasia

Physician Referral Guidelines

Pediatric Endocrinology Referral Guidelines

Diabetes Resources

International Society for Pediatric Adolescent Diabetes
American Diabetes Association Newsletter: “Diabetes Care”
National Diabetes Education Program
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Childhood Overweight and Obesity Information)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Diabetes Data and Trends)
American Association of Diabetes Educators
American Diabetes Association
Children with Diabetes: An online community
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Joslin Diabetes Center
Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes
Restaurant calorie, carbohydrate and fat info
Calorie and carbohydrate content of foods
Calorie and carbohydrate content of foods and recipes
Nutrition information
My Pyramid: Nutrition Information
Helping Your Overweight Child - Weight-control Information Network

 

Physician Resource

Emergency Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)

 

Healthy Eating Resources

 

 

 

 

 

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