Treating Diabetes and Hormonal Disorders in Kids

Treating Diabetes and Hormonal Disorders in Kids

Endocrinology is the treatment of patients who have disorders of the endocrine system, such as diabetes, thyroid conditions and hormone related disorders.

The Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Institute

Led by specially trained pediatric endocrinologist Jose David Gamez, MD, the Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Institute, an outpatient clinic adjacent to Edinburg Children's Hospital, is focused on diagnosing and managing hormonal disorders in children. Dr. Gamez and his staff are focused on treating a variety of disorders including:

  • Growth problems such as short stature
  • Early or delayed puberty
  • Enlarged thyroid gland (goiter)
  • Underactive or overactive thyroid gland
  • Pituitary gland hypo/hyper function
  • Adrenal gland hypo/hyper function
  • Ambiguous genitals/intersex ovarian and testicular dysfunction
  • Obesity problems with Vitamin D, including rickets and hypocalcemia
  • Diabetes, low blood sugar and hypoglycemia

If you need a referral to a pediatric specialist affiliated with Edinburg Children's Hospital, call Valley Care Clinics at 855-822-2778

Learn how the Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Institute is helping Anthony Ortiz control his type 1 diabetes >

Anthony Ortiz

Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Institute (adjacent to Edinburg Children's Hospital)
Jose David Gamez, MD
4302 S. Sugar Road, Suite 205
Edinburg, Texas 78539
956-287-0459
Dr. Gamez speaks English and Spanish

 

Edinburg Children's Hospital
If you need a referral to a pediatric specialist affiliated with Edinburg Children's Hospital, call Valley Care Clinics at 855-822-2778.