Endocrinology and Diabetes

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Endocrinology and Diabetes

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics is one of the largest full-service programs in the country. Our team is recognized for being at the forefront of diabetes prevention, treatment, and research. The Diabetes and Endocrinology Department at Children's Mercy was recently ranked as one of the top 25 programs in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Patients have access to a full range of care and support services to help them lead healthy lives.

Endocrinology and Diabetes Staff

Our team includes more than 20 pediatric endocrinologists and nearly 100 employees. Patients benefit from a team approach to care and ongoing research that has earned us national recognition as a leader in treating children with diabetes and other endocrine and metabolic disorders. We also focus on preparing patients to successfully manage diabetes into their adult years. Read more about our faculty and staff.

Notable Accomplishments

  • Children's Mercy is home to the first pediatric diabetes program to be accredited by the American Diabetes Association.
  • Our unique Great Heights Turner Syndrome Clinic provides care for girls with this condition throughout the region.
  • Patients with thyroid nodules and carcinomas receive dedicated care in our Thyroid Nodule and Carcinoma Clinic, which is one of only a few in the U.S.
  • Our physicians and scientists are conducting innovative research in diabetes prevention and its chronic complications.

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