Conditions We Treat

Care for the Full Spectrum of Endocrine Conditions

Endocrinologists are experts in diagnosing and treating problems with the glands that produce hormones. Hormones are chemicals released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the body.

The endocrine system regulates almost everything that happens in our bodies. It controls how we grow, how we develop in puberty, how our metabolism works and how blood sugar levels are regulated. It is the body’s central computer, monitoring systems and issuing orders to make sure everything runs correctly.

A number of problems can arise when the endocrine system breaks down. The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital focuses on diagnosing, solving and treating those conditions, including:

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