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Pediatric Endocrinology

Leading Pediatric Endocrinology Services in Northeast Ohio

Named one of the Best Children's Hospitals for Diabetes and Endocrinology by U.S. News & World Report

Ranked as one of the top programs in the country by U.S. News and World Report for expertise in treating diabetes and other endocrine disorders, University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital provides advanced care for pediatric patients ranging from infants to young adults.

Recognized as Northern Ohio’s Best Hospital for Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes.

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Providing Comprehensive Team-Based Care

Our board-certified and fellowship-trained endocrinologists, along with specially trained nurses, pediatric diabetes educators, social workers, pediatric psychologists, nutritionists and exercise physiologists, are passionate about delivering the individualized care your child needs. They work diligently to ensure your child’s treatment fully addresses his or her illness in a comprehensive and holistic manner.

We also make sure the rest of the family is cared for as well. With many endocrine conditions such as diabetes, long-term wellness depends on consistent treatment and prevention efforts – and the family plays a key role in maintaining the child’s health. We help prepare your family to meet your child’s needs, addressing your concerns and supporting you and your child every step of the way.

Pediatric Endocrine Disorders We Treat

Our nationally-renowned pediatric endocrinologists work closely together to diagnose, treat, manage and prevent common metabolic and hormone-related conditions  in children, including:

Type 1 Diabetes

Our board-certified and fellowship-trained pediatric endocrinologists provide team-based care for children with type 1 diabetes.

Type 2 Diabetes

Our experts are deeply committed to treating and managing type 2 diabetes in children and teens.


Our experienced pediatric endocrinologists are dedicated to improving the outlook for childhood obesity.

Growth Disorders

We offer proactive, specialized treatment for growth disorders in children.

Thyroid Disorders

Our experienced specialists provide collaborative, team-based care for hyperthyroidism in children.

Why Choose Rainbow’s Endocrinology Team?

UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Endocrinology Team delivers state-of-the-art care while putting family front and center. We offer evidence-based endocrine system treatments supported by research and utilize modern technology to enable the most effective endocrine therapies. In addition, we offer round-the-clock treatment assistance and access to your child’s care team in between scheduled appointments. UH Rainbow endocrinologists are also leading research in continuous glucose monitors, insulin pumps and other related technologies that benefit our families.

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Your Child Deserves the Best Quality

Learning that your child has diabetes or another endocrine condition can be overwhelming. You may have many questions about what this means for your child and family. Not only do you want to be sure the diagnosis is accurate and complete, but you want to know your child is receiving the best quality care both now and as they grow.

Rose-Gubitosi-Klug, MD, PhD

Type 2 Diabetes

Rose-Gubitosi-Klug, MD, PhD
Youth-onset Type 2 Diabetes Leads to Serious Complications As Soon As Young Adulthood, Major Study Finds

The Diabetes Center at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's

The experienced and specialized staff at the Diabetes Center at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's is committed to treating all types of diabetes in children, including type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, diabetes in patients with cystic fibrosis, and genetic forms of childhood diabetes. Using a team-based methodology that directly involves the patient and family, we are committed to helping you and your family navigate the challenges of diabetes.

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