Endocrinology

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology has developed a national reputation for its pioneering work to make the latest advances in pediatric research available to patients.

The division offers a range of specialized services to support physicians' efforts to evaluate and manage patients with endocrine disorders, including growth problems and diabetes control. University of Maryland Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, patients are treated using a comprehensive team approach.

Patient Conditions

Comprehensive Evaluations

  • Investigation of causes of short stature
  • Evaluation of endocrine causes of hypertension
  • Diagnostic testing for diabetes insipidus
  • Diagnostic studies of Hirsutism
  • Bone disorders
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Diagnostic testing for Cushing's syndrome
  • Measurement of integrated GH, cortisol and insulin concentrations
  • Diagnostic studies of puberty

Specialized Treatments

  • Growth hormone
  • Diabetes control
  • Precocious puberty
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome
  • Childhood osteoporosis

Research Activities

Special Programs

  • Diabetes Center provides intense management and precise control of diabetes to minimize complications
  • Endocrine Diagnostic Unit and Endocrine Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome Center
  • Childhood Bone Disorders Center

Services to Physicians

  • Consultation on complicated cases
  • Second opinions
  • Evaluation of patient conditions
  • Special treatment procedures
  • Short-term and long-term management


This page was last updated: August 13, 2013

         
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