About Our Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology Program

At UPMC, endocrinologists in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism provide diagnostic and therapeutic care for children with diabetes and all types of hormone-related disorders, including: 

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Hypoglycemia and disorders of physical growth
  • Sexual maturation
  • Thyroid function
  • Pituitary function
  • Calcium and phosphorous metabolism 

Research

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism is world renowned for its Pediatric Endocrine research, particularly in the area of diabetes and carbohydrate-related metabolic disorders. Children’s researchers are continually conducting investigations to understand better the causes of childhood diabetes in the hope of preventing the disorder and finding a cure. 

Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology Publications from UPMC