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

The Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Institute, an outpatient clinic adjacent to South Texas Health System Children's, is focused on diagnosing and managing hormonal disorders in children. 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 South Texas Health System Children's, call the South Texas Health System Reserve and Learn line at 800-879-1033.​

Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Institute (adjacent to South Texas Health System Children's)
4302 S. Sugar Road, Suite 205
Edinburg, Texas 78539
956-287-0459

 

Edinburg Children's Hospital
If you need a referral to a pediatric specialist affiliated with South Texas Health System Children's, call the South Texas Health System Reserve and Learn line at 800-879-1033.​