Diabetes & Endocrinology

Our highly skilled board certified pediatric endocrinologists provide world-class integrated health care to infants, children and teens with a broad range of endocrine diseases, metabolic abnormalities and hormone conditions.

Connecticut Children's has several specialized programs to evaluate, diagnose and treat children in a patient- and family-centered environment. Our endocrinology specialists handle more than 11,000 outpatient visits and treat more than 1,000 children affected by diabetes each year.

Conditions we treat include:

  • Adrenal dysfunction
  • Albright hereditary osteodystrophy
  • Calcium and bone metabolism abnormalities
  • Delayed or precocious puberty
  • Diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, monogenic , and other secondary forms of diabetes)
  • Sexual differentiation and gender identity disorders
  • Growth disorders (short stature)
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Lipid abnormalities
  • Menstrual irregularities (primary and secondary amenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta
  • Parathyroid disorders
  • Pituitary dysfunction
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Rare genetic bone disorders
  • Thyroid abnormalities
  • Turner syndrome

Weight Management

Our family-based Fit 5 weight management programs are tailored to address the specific needs of families with children of all ages
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Gender Identity Program

Connecticut Children's Gender Identity Program provides compassionate care to children and adolescents who express a strong desire to be the opposite gender.
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