For 15-year-old Josh Karels, who was diagnosed with multisystem autoimmune disease, an illness that causes the body's inflammatory system to destroy healthy organs, the bonds built through hockey are the foundation of his life.
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Choosing Children’s 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. 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 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 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.