We help children and families manage Type 1 diabetes and related conditions.
Programs and research
Supportive care tailored to your child
UW Health Kids diabetes and endocrinology experts provide the care and support you need to understand and manage your child’s endocrine condition.
We work with children ages 5 to 18. We provide care for insulin resistance, prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes.
Our team cares for transgender and gender variant children and teens.
We teach children, teens and families how to make healthy lifestyle choices through mindful eating and exercise.
We treat and manage children with abnormal cholesterol and other risk factors for early heart disease.
Improving endocrine care through research
UW Health Kids endocrine doctors and scientists study endocrine tumors to improve care for you. We research new ways to manage and treat these conditions, including minimally invasive surgeries.
Conditions and treatments
Diagnosis, education and treatment
Your child’s care team takes the time to make the most precise diagnosis and develop a long-term treatment plan. Our doctors and nurses take detailed medical histories and perform preliminary physical exams.
We complete bloodwork, imaging and lab tests to make or confirm a diagnosis. We meet with your child and your family to share information. We teach you about your child’s condition and how it will impact their life.
Conditions we treat
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
Type 1 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes
Excess belly fat
High blood pressure
High blood sugar
Multiple endocrine neoplasias
Pediatric polycystic ovarian syndrome
Hyperthyroidism, including Grave’s disease
Treatments for a healthy life
Your child’s care team creates a treatment plan just for your child. We ensure you and your family fully understand each part of the treatment plan.
Blood glucose monitoring
Hormone treatments, including:
Growth hormone therapy
Hormone replacement therapy
Sex hormone replacement therapy
Testosterone replacement therapy
Islet cell transplant
Surgery to remove tumors, nodules or glands
Diabetes and endocrinology locations
UW Health Kids offers specialized diabetes and endocrinology care at clinics in Madison and Wausau.
A team-based approach
The UW Health Kids diabetes and endocrinology team consists of experts in endocrinology, genetics, nutrition, psychology and social work. They all work together to provide the best possible care for your child.
Education and information you can use
We provide access to education and information you can use to help your child live an active, healthy life.