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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Valerie Butterfield, an ITS employee, is running the Twin Cities Marathon as a member of Team Superstars.
November is American Diabetes Month, so we caught up with Dr. Abuzzahab to learn more about what families should know about childhood diabetes.
The McNeely Pediatric Diabetes Center at Children's – St. Paul is part of an international research network called Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet.