Pediatric endocrinology & diabetes care in Indiana
Pediatric endocrinologists at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at Ascension St. Vincent specialize in diagnosing and treating prediabetes, diabetes and hormone imbalances. These conditions affect 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.
Advanced care for childhood diabetes, metabolism and endocrine disorders
Advanced diagnostics and tests are used to identify your child’s condition and create a treatment plan that fits their needs. Your child’s care team includes pediatric doctors, certified diabetes educators, nurses, and registered dietitians. And, we work with your child’s doctor to deliver care for their endocrine disorder.
We specialize in diagnosing and treating:
- Diabetes (Type 1 and Type 2)
- Early or late puberty in boys and girls
- Growth disorders
- Hormone imbalance
- Lipid disorders (high cholesterol and triglycerides)
- Pituitary, thyroid and adrenal disorders
- Vitamin D deficiency
Nutrition counseling and diabetes education
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. We also provide nutrition counseling, information about insulin production, insulin therapy and other diabetes medications. We work with you to create a plan to help your child live a healthy lifestyle.
If your child is experiencing a life-threatening emergency, go directly to the ER or call 911.