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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
Love + Medicine

Every day, Gundersen Health System staff deliver great medicine plus a little something extra—we call it Love + Medicine.

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