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Pediatric Endocrinology

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Department of Pediatrics

Services Offered:

  • Inpatient and outpatient consultation and follow-up for all endocrine conditions, including:
    - Diabetes
    - Obesity
    - Thyroid Disease
    - Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
    Disorders of:
    - Pituitary Gland (Growth)
    - Puberty
    - Calcium, phosphorus and Osteoporosis.
  • New York State approved Newborn Screening Treatment Center for Endocrine Diseases;
  • Diagnosis, treatment and management for Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes;
  • Specialized Diabetes Education Programs;
  • Family mentoring program for families and patients newly diagnosed with diabetes;
  • Diabetes Support Groups for parents and patients;
  • Evaluation, treatment and management of obesity, with a state-of-the-art comprehensive obesity program due to begin in the fall of 2005;
  • Evaluation and treatment of growth disorders including Growth Hormone Deficiency, Idiopathic Short Stature, children born Small for Gestational Age (SGA), Turner Syndrome, Noonan Syndrome and other genetic disorders;
  • Growth Hormone Stimulation Testing;
  • Diagnosis, treatment and management of abnormal puberty, including early and late sexual development, hirsutism, disorders of the pituitary gland including Diabetes Insipidus and total pituitary hormone deficiency;
  • Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) Stimulation Testing;
  • Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH) Stimulation Testing;
  • NY State funded comprehensive Lead Poisoning Program including management and treatment of the lead poisoned patient, as well as counseling and education for parents. The Lead Poisoning Program also includes a lead safe housing program, which consists of apartments in Yonkers, NY and Newburgh, NY for lead poisoned families while their homes are undergoing abatement;
  • Specialized endocrine and lead laboratory utilized for both clinical and research purposes.


 


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