Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism provides diagnostic and therapeutic services for children with diabetes mellitus, hypoglycemia and disorders of physical growth, sexual maturation, thyroid function, pituitary function, and calcium and phosphorous metabolism. The Pediatric Endocrine Testing Center provides diagnostic endocrine tests for patients (both children and adults) in areas of endocrinology and carbohydrate, amino acid, and mineral and lipid metabolism. The center addresses growth abnormalities and the range of conditions that can cause them.

The Nutrition Consultation Service provides consultative and follow-up service by a physician and dietitian for children up to 18 years of age with obesity problems and associated disorders.

Learn about our Gender and Sexual Development Program, serving children and youth (up to age 26) with questions around gender and sexual identity development and transgender care.

Research and Clinical Studies

As a nationally recognized research center, UPMC Children’s Hospital’s Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism participates in the latest clinical studies, which involve human volunteers and are intended to add to our medical understanding, which involve human volunteers and are intended to add to our medical understanding.

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