Norton Children’s Endocrinology Services

The Norton Children’s Endocrinology, affiliated with UofL School of Medicine, provides long-term care for newborns, children and teens with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and other endocrine conditions, including short-term and chronic disorders of the pituitary gland, thyroid gland, parathyroid glands, adrenal glands and gonads (testicles and ovaries). Our endocrinologists address growth abnormalities and the range of conditions that can cause them. We also have subspecialists caring for disorders of carbohydrate, amino acid, and mineral and lipid metabolism.

Conditions We Treat

  • Adrenal disorders, such as Cushing’s syndrome and adrenal insufficiency
  • Calcium and phosphorous disorders, including:
    • Hypercalcemia and hyperphosphatemia (calcium or phosphorous levels are too high)
    • Hypocalcemia and hypophosphatemia (calcium or phosphorous levels are too low)
  • Diabetes
    • Type 1 diabetes
    • Type 2 diabetes
    • Cystic fibrosis-related diabetes
  • Disorders of sexual development
  • Gonad disorders, including:
    • Hypogonadism (gonads produce too little hormone)
    • Hypergonadism (gonads produce too much hormone)
  • Growth disorders
  • Lipid disorders
  • Metabolic bone disorders
  • Pituitary function disorders
  • Puberty disorders, such as:
    • Precocious puberty (early puberty)
    • Delayed puberty (late puberty)
  • Sexual differentiation
  • Thyroid disorders, such as hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism
Endocronology

Norton Children’s Endocrinology

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