The pediatric endocrine clinic is located in the Building 2, 1st floor Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic. Parents of diabetic children enrolled in our clinic can reach our diabetes team by phone:
The American Diabetes Association recommends that patients with diabetes should see an endocrinologist every 3 months. Usually our physicians’ schedules fill up 6 weeks in advance, so please try to make any follow up appointments while you are here.
Suggestions that will give you the best experience when interacting with our office:
Things to bring to your endocrine clinic visits:
Diabetes home action plan Calculating Novolog correction factors (both carb correction and glucose correction)http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/ http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/a-z.asp http://health.nih.gov/topic/Diabetes
Information for New Diabetic Patients
After the initial shock wears off, your family will begin adjusting to life with diabetes. With a little planning and preparation, you can resume all of your normal day-to-day activities, such as exercising or going out to eat.
Diabetes should not keep your child from achieving her highest goals. There are Olympic athletes, professional football players, congressmen, actors, and rock stars who live with diabetes. We can help you prepare for all the new "firsts" and get ready to manage your child's care with ease. These are answers to a few common questions asked by parents of new diabetics: