Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, formerly Miami Children's Hospital, offers a complete array of diagnostic, treatment and consulting services for infants, children and adolescents with endocrine disorders. The division is committed to meeting the needs of the children and their families through a multidisciplinary medical approach to pediatric endocrinology that has helped children from around the world.
Evaluation and Treatment for the following pediatric conditions:
- Endocrine Disorders
- Growth disorders
- Abnormal pituitary
- Sexual Development (Puberty) Disorders
- Thyroid Disorders
A Team Approach to Care
The Pediatric Diabetes Treatment Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, consists of board certified pediatric endocrinologists and a multi-specialty trained pediatric staff (certified diabetes nurse educator, registered dietician, child life specialist, pharmacist, social worker and psychologist). Together they treat diabetes in children with a tailored program that fits the needs of the child and family, and promotes the outcomes desired of the medical team. The division is supported by a full-service on site laboratory and outpatient center for your convenience. The division also sponsors a Diabetes Summer Camp
for children with diabetes.
Care for Children with Diabetes
Diabetes affects 123,000 children or one in 500 in the United States. The Pediatric Diabetes Treatment Center at Nicklaus Children's Hospital, treats 100 new children annually on an inpatient basis and treats several hundred children in our outpatient center.
Due to the complexity of diabetes in children, the child, family, and medical team create a plan for living, eating, learning, exercising, and playing that promotes wellness, monitors the disease, and provides support. Each child is treated individually and personally. Many of our staff members are bilingual and ready to assist patients and their families at all times.