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A pediatric endocrinology specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children with diseases of the endocrine system, such as diabetes and growth disorders.

A Pediatric endocrinologist attends to the health of children and adolescents who have metabolic or other hormonal disorders. Pediatric Endocrinologists treat children suffering from Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, growth and/or pubertal abnormalities, obesity, disorders of sex development, bone and mineral disturbances, hypoglycemia, and other disorders relating to the adrenal, parathyroid, thyroid, and pituitary glands.