Wendy Novak Diabetes Institute

411 East Chestnut Street, Level 7
Louisville, 40202



411 East Chestnut Street, Level 7
Louisville, 40202


The downtown Louisville, Kentucky, location of Wendy Novak Diabetes Institute and Norton Children’s Endocrinology, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, is on the seventh floor of the Novak Center for Children’s Health.

The Novak Center for Children’s Health is on Chestnut Street between Preston and Jackson streets. Parking is available in the UofL Physicians Outpatient Center Parking Garage at 414 E. Chestnut St. A pedway connecting the garage to the Novak Center is located on the third level.

TARC routes 19, 21, 28 and 52 stop close to the Novak Center.

Our board-certified and fellowship-trained endocrinologists care for more than 1,200 children with diabetes each year. Our physicians also lead clinical trials on new treatments for diabetes and train the next generation of endocrinologists at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

The skilled team at Wendy Novak Diabetes Institute is committed to providing high-quality diabetes care to help your child live life to the fullest. Because diabetes affects the whole family, we provide information and guidance to parents, siblings and others close to your child.

We design customized diabetes treatment plans to help your child achieve better blood sugar control to live a healthier, more active life.

Wendy Novak Diabetes Institute Providers

Norton Children’s and Wendy Novak Diabetes Institute Help You and Your Child Manage Diabetes

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  • Norton Children’s is recognized as a top pediatric diabetes and endocrinology program in the U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.
  • Once your child’s pediatrician makes a referral, you’ll have quick access to a team of board-certified endocrinologists and advanced practice providers offering comprehensive diabetes care.
  • Next-day, urgent appointments are available.
  • Diabetes educators, nurses, dietitians, psychologists, social workers, child life specialists, exercise physiologists and nurse practitioners help children and families manage diabetes.
  • Our nutrition program gives families hands-on experience planning and cooking diabetes-friendly meals and snacks.
  • Christensen Family Sports & Activity Program focuses on improving the health, safety and athletic performance of children and young adults with diabetes.
  • As your child grows and gains more independence, our providers help prepare them for managing diabetes while at college or living on their own. This program is available to teenagers and young adults from ages 16 to 26.
  • The Novak Center for Children’s Health is equipped to provide imaging, labs and appointments all in the same location.
  • Medicaid and most major commercial insurance plans are accepted.
  • Keep up with your child’s lab results, communicate with your provider, schedule appointments and get alerted if an earlier appointment becomes available with Norton MyChart.