Minnesota’s first choice for children’s diabetes care
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.
Our expert team of dedicated professionals also diagnoses and treats all kinds of endocrine disorders in children and teens, including growth disorders, abnormally early or delayed puberty and diseases of the thyroid, pituitary and adrenal glands.
We’re honored that so many parents choose Children’s McNeely Pediatric Diabetes Center for their kids’ diabetes and endocrine care. But we don’t rest on our laurels. Instead, we work hard every day to keep earning our sterling reputation. We’re proud to be:
- Focused exclusively on caring for children and teens — the only diabetes and endocrine center in the region with that distinction.
- Involved in studies that bring leading-edge treatments for diabetes and endocrine disorders to our patients.
- Recognized by the American Diabetes Association for meeting high standards in diabetes education for families.
We’re known for how much you know
At Children’s, we believe that knowledge is power. We believe that the more you know, the better you can help your child live well with a disease. So we put a lot of effort into educating our patients and their families.
Let’s say your child has just been diagnosed with diabetes. For you and your child, learning to check blood glucose, use insulin and plan meals is essential. We begin teaching you how to manage diabetes from day one. Then, because your child’s needs are likely to change over time, we keep up the education process at every clinic visit afterward. We also offer a dozen different classes on diabetes management for children, teens, families and caregivers.