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Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology

If you have a child with a hormone disorder, or metabolic condition such as diabetes, it is helpful to turn to a team of specialists who understands children's intricate growth and development, and its effects on their long-term health.

The Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology team at Gundersen Health System—led by the region's only pediatric endocrinologist—provides diagnosis, education and treatment for children with:

Blood sugar conditions

Calcium and bone conditions

  • High calcium levels
  • Low bone density
  • Low calcium levels
  • Vitamin D deficiency (rickets)

Hormonal conditions

  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  • Cortisol excess (Cushing's disease)
  • Growth hormone deficiency
  • Optic nerve hypoplasia
  • Pituitary insufficiency
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Growth and puberty conditions

  • Delayed puberty
  • Early puberty
  • Short stature


  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasias (MEN)
  • Noonan Syndrome
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome
  • Turner Syndrome

Thyroid conditions

  • Overactive thyroid (Graves' disease)
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Underactive thyroid

Weight management

Our team

The Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology team has extensive experience in diabetes management and education, including insulin pump therapy. They also have a strong background in the full spectrum of pediatric endocrinology—from birth through the transition to adulthood.

The team includes:

  • Pediatric endocrinologist
  • Pediatric endocrinology nurse practitioner
  • Psychologist
  • Registered nurses
  • Registered dietitians
  • Certified diabetes educators
  • Child life specialists
  • Social workers
  • Medical assistants
what to expect

We've taken steps at all our locations to keep you and our staff healthy and safe. Here's what to expect when you visit us.

Stay safe