News & Events

Diabetes

Filter by:

What to expect

Choosing Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota to care for your child’s diabetes or endocrine disorder is a big step. Of course, there will be many more steps to come as your child progresses from diagnosis to initial treatment to long-term care of the disease. But our expert team will be there to guide you.

Meet the team

Outcomes and research

The primary focus of research has been regarding finding improved treatments for pediatric patients and finding ways to bring state of the art disease management and technology to pediatric patients.  The clinic has 2.4 FTE research staff to assist with current projects.

Conditions and Services

The diabetes and endocrine program at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota offers a full range of services. You might know us as the largest treatment program for kids with type 1 diabetes in the state. But that isn’t all we do. We’re experts on anything involving endocrine glands and the hormones they release.

Diabetes & Endocrinology

At Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, we care for more young patients with type 1 diabetes — the type typically found in children and teens — than any other medical center in the state. We also treat a smaller but growing number of teens with type 2 diabetes.

Research on Diabetes and Somali Families

Researchers from the University of Minnesota and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota are teaming up to develop new diabetes educational materials for Minnesota-Somali children and their families.

Giving meaning to technology

At Children’s McNeely Pediatric Diabetes Center, we have the privilege of helping kids and their families learn how to manage their diabetes so they can live happy, healthy lives.

Related image for article, Longtime Children’s employee goes extra mile for kids

Longtime Children’s employee goes extra mile for kids

Valerie Butterfield, an ITS employee, is running the Twin Cities Marathon as a member of Team Superstars.

5 question friday

Five Question Friday: Dr. M. Jennifer Abuzzahab

November is American Diabetes Month, so we caught up with Dr. Abuzzahab to learn more about what families should know about childhood diabetes.

Related image for article, Family screening tests risk of developing type 1 diabetes

Family screening tests risk of developing type 1 diabetes

The McNeely Pediatric Diabetes Center at Children's – St. Paul is part of an international research network called Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet.