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Help for Hormones and Growth

Endocrinologists treat diabetes, thyroid problems and other conditions related to hormones. Kids dealing with growth, puberty, energy level or mood problems may see a pediatric endocrinologist. 

If you’re seeking a second opinion or treatment for a growth or puberty condition, we can help. We’re experts at diagnosis, and work with families to figure out the best plan of care. This may include medicines, lifestyle changes and education.

Our diabetes programs in Delaware and Florida are Accredited Centers of Excellence. Both lead the way in keeping kids out of the hospital. Nemours is also part of a worldwide research network investigating diabetes prevention. 

We see kids with diabetes and other endocrine conditions thriving every day. We’ll make sure your family has the support you need at home and at school.

Find Endocrine Care From Nemours

We have many pediatric endocrinologists and locations — find the care closest to you:

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See Us at Work

Nemours endocrine teams are experts at treating hormone and growth conditions in children and teens. 

“I cried and cried because I was so afraid for her. The diabetes team helped us learn survival skills to get through.”
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"I’ve always loved Nemours and Dr. Mauras. She’s very positive and keeps directing you down the right path.”
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Conditions & Treatments

We see a wide range of conditions — far too many to list here. The conditions we treat vary depending on the location and providers selected. Don’t see a condition listed? Call us.

Adrenal Disorders
Hyperlipidemia/Hypercholesterolemia
Hypoglycemic Disorders
Pituitary Disorders
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Puberty Disorders
Sexual Differentiation Disorders
Short Stature
Thyroid Diseases

Nemours Leads the Way in Pediatric Endocrinology

We combine the best endocrinology care with the leading research to help kids grow up strong and healthy.

  • We bring the most experienced team. Our team includes pediatric endocrinologists, nurses with advanced training, registered dietitians, social workers, psychologists and certified diabetes educators. 
  • We actively research diabetes and other endocrine conditions. At our pediatric clinical research units and labs in the Delaware Valley and Florida, we investigate diabetes, obesity, growth and nutrition. We’re involved in important clinical research and clinical trials to look for better ways to diagnose and treat childhood endocrine conditions. 
  • We help kids stay out of the hospital. Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious condition that can land children in the hospital. By educating families about diabetes management, we’ve kept the number of children who need hospital care within 90 days after going home from the hospital well under the national average; in some Nemours locations, it’s zero.
  • We’re experts in growth and puberty. We see many families for referrals and second opinions.

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American Diabetes Association (ADA) Accredited Centers of Excellence

57%

Improvement in how quickly children are given insulin in the ER

20,000+

Patients seen each year

  • We bring the most experienced team. Our team includes pediatric endocrinologists, nurses with advanced training, registered dietitians, social workers, psychologists and certified diabetes educators. 
  • We actively research diabetes and other endocrine conditions. At our pediatric clinical research units and labs in the Delaware Valley and Florida, we investigate diabetes, obesity, growth and nutrition. We’re involved in important clinical research and clinical trials to look for better ways to diagnose and treat childhood endocrine conditions. 
  • We help kids stay out of the hospital. Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious condition that can land children in the hospital. By educating families about diabetes management, we’ve kept the number of children who need hospital care within 90 days after going home from the hospital well under the national average; in some Nemours locations, it’s zero.
  • We’re experts in growth and puberty. We see many families for referrals and second opinions.

3

American Diabetes Association (ADA) Accredited Centers of Excellence

57%

Improvement in how quickly children are given insulin in the ER

20,000+

Patients seen each year

  • We bring the most experienced team. Our team includes pediatric endocrinologists, nurses with advanced training, registered dietitians, social workers, psychologists and certified diabetes educators. 
  • We actively research diabetes and other endocrine conditions. At our pediatric clinical research units and labs in the Delaware Valley and Florida, we investigate diabetes, obesity, growth and nutrition. We’re involved in important clinical research and clinical trials to look for better ways to diagnose and treat childhood endocrine conditions. 
  • We help kids stay out of the hospital. Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious condition that can land children in the hospital. By educating families about diabetes management, we’ve kept the number of children who need hospital care within 90 days after going home from the hospital well under the national average; in some Nemours locations, it’s zero.
  • We’re experts in growth and puberty. We see many families for referrals and second opinions.

3

American Diabetes Association (ADA) Accredited Centers of Excellence

57%

Improvement in how quickly children are given insulin in the ER

20,000+

Patients seen each year