Juvenile Diabetes

Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology

Juvenile Diabetes

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(608) 263-6420

 

Juvenile Diabetes Information from Kids Health

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American Family Children's Hospital's juvenile diabetes specialists in Madison, Wisconsin, provide inpatient and outpatient treatment and education for children diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes mellitus and a variety concerns often related to growth or pubertal development.
 
Our staff adheres to a truly multidisciplinary concept, relying upon the talents of pediatric endocrinologists, certified diabetes educators, pediatric nurse practitioners, nutritionists, social workers and psychologists when necessary.
 
We offer a number of services to our patients, including:
  • Assessment, education and screening for complications associated with Type 1 diabetes mellitus, performed according to American Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Recommendations
  • Extensive insulin pump program which initiates pump therapy on an outpatient basis
  • Day-long educational seminars for children and families concerning insulin pumps, "off to college" topics and athletes who have diabetes
  • Use of continuous glucose monitoring sensors and the GlucoWatch monitoring system
  • Visiting nurse services and communication with school nurses and pre-school/day care providers
  • Evaluation and treatment of a wide range of endocrine gland conditions, including those of the thyroid, adrenal and pituitary glands
  • Coordination of care between UW Health pediatric endocrinologists and your child's primary physician