The Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Service at the University of Michigan offers comprehensive treatment plans for children of all ages who face a variety of growth challenges due to disorders of the endocrine system.
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Congenital adrenal hyperplasia is a group of genetic disorders affecting the adrenal glands. Children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia are unable to produce sufficient amounts of the hormones cortisol and aldosterone, and can experience issues from mild to life threatening.
The Michigan Medicine C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital pediatric diabetes clinic offers comprehensive evaluation, treatment, and resources to help children with diabetes live long, productive lives.
Hormones play a major role in how we develop and grow, regulate sugar, metabolize food and so much more. The endocrine system, which includes the pituitary gland, thyroid gland, adrenal gland and pancreas, uses these hormones to "communicate" with the body. The Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Service at Michigan Medicine evaluates and treats conditions in infants, children, young adults with any condition that fall within the broad areas of endocrinology and metabolism.