Advanced pediatric endocrinology care
Pediatric endocrinologists (doctors who specialize in hormone-related diseases) at Dell Children's - Endocrinology Mueller in Austin have the expertise to diagnose and treat prediabetes, diabetes and other hormone imbalances. These conditions can affect your child’s metabolism, mood, sleep, blood pressure, and growth and development. Providing the right care for your child starts with doctors and care teams who listen to understand your concerns. Then, we work together with you to create a care plan that’s right for your child. And when you have a concern after hours, our endocrinologists are on call. Please call 512-323-5465.
At Dell Children's, pediatric endocrinologists specialize in diagnosing and treating:
- Bone disease
- Growth disorders
- Lipid disorders
- Menstrual disorders
- Thyroid disease
Advanced diagnostics and tests may be used to diagnose your child’s condition. Then, we work with your child and family to create a personalized care plan. Your child’s care team includes pediatric doctors, certified diabetes educators, nurses, and registered dietitians. And, we
Nutrition counseling and diabetes education for children and families
If you or your family have a history of diabetes, your child may be at higher risk for developing diabetes. Certified diabetes educators help you understand your child’s symptoms and risk factors. Our diabetes education program has been awarded an Education Recognition Certificate from the American Diabetes Association. We also provide nutrition counseling, information about insulin production, insulin therapy and other diabetes medications. We work with you and your child to help manage their diabetes. Our goal is to help your child live a healthy lifestyle.
Care for your child’s emotional and mental health
Your child’s condition or treatments may affect their emotional and mental health. That’s why we deliver care for the whole child – physical and emotional health. With specialists from the Texas Child Study Center as part of our care team, we create a treatment plan that focuses on all aspects of your child’s health. The Texas Child Study Center is a collaboration between Dell Children’s Medical Center at Ascension Seton and UT Health Austin, the clinical practice of Dell Medical School at The University of Texas. The Texas Child Study Center diagnoses, treats and manages the care for children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral and developmental concerns. Together, our care team provides a range of services, from evaluation and diagnosis to medical management, psychiatric care, therapy services and more.