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Endocrinology and Diabetes Programs and Services

Conditions We Treat

Connecticut Children’s Endocrinology & Diabetes team specializes in treating a broad spectrum of endocrine disorders, including:

  • 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)
  • Glycogen storage disease
  • Sexual differentiation
  • Gender dysphoria (gender incongruence)
  • Growth disorders (short stature)
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Lipid abnormalities
  • Menstrual irregularities (primary and secondary amenorrhea)
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta
  • Parathyroid disorders
  • Pituitary dysfunction
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Rare genetic bone disorders
  • Thyroid abnormalities
  • Turner syndrome


Our American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)-accredited pediatric diabetes program has a multi-disciplinary team of specialized clinicians and educators who are dedicated to helping young people navigate the uncertainty and lifestyle changes that come with a diagnosis and to providing the tools they need to take charge of their lives. Learn more about our diabetes program >

Center for Rare Bone Disorders

Connecticut Children’s Center for Rare Bone Disorders treats patients from all over the world. Conditions we treat include Albright Hereditary Osteodystrophy (AHO), Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), Skeletal Dysplasias and many other genetic and metabolic bone disorders. Learn more about our Center for Rare Bone Disorders > 

Bone Health

The Kids’ Center for Bone Health provides comprehensive, multidisciplinary care to children of all ages who suffer from metabolic bone diseases, including primary and secondary causes of bone loss. Learn more about our bone health program > 

Gender Program

Connecticut Children’s Gender Program provides compassionate care to children and adolescents who express a strong desire to be a gender other than that assigned at birth. Learn more about our gender program >

Variances in Sex Development

Connecticut Children’s is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children of all ages with variations of sex development. Learn more about our variances in sex development program > 

Glycogen Storage Disease Program & Disorders of Hypoglycemia

Connecticut Children’s provides care to patients with disorders of hypoglycemia, including specialized treatment for glycogen storage disease. Collaborations with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine’s gene therapy trial for glycogen storage disease is currently underway with promising results. Learn more about our glycogen storage disease and disorders of hypoglycemia program > 

Infusion Center

Connecticut Children’s Infusion Center is dedicated to providing a comfortable, family-friendly experience for infants, children and adolescents who require intravenous (IV) infusion therapy. Infusions can range from 30 minutes to eight hours, depending on the condition being treated, so our Infusion Center is designed with comfort and privacy in mind. Learn more about our Infusion Center >

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