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Paediatric Endocrinology Service

Contact Information
 
Clinic T, Children’s Tower, Level 2

8.30am to 5.30pm

​The Paediatric Endocrinology Service cares for children with hormone related concerns or conditions.  Our paediatric endocrinologists will care for your child in a setting that is age-appropriate, along with nurses, educators and nutritionists who are attuned to their special needs.


Children with disorders of metabolism

  • Type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Impaired glucose tolerance
  • Impaired fasting glucose
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Morbid obesity <5y old
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypoglycemia


Children with thyroid disorders

  • Congenital hypothyroidism
  • Neonatal hyperthyroidism
  • Acquired hypothyroidism
  • Autoimmune hypothyroidism
  • Acquired hyperthyroidism
  • Autoimmune hyperthyroidism
  • Goiter and/or thyroid nodule


Children with abnormal puberty

  • Precocious puberty/thelarche in girls
  • Precocious puberty in boys
  • Premature adrenarche in girls
  • Premature adrenarche in boys
  • Delayed puberty


Children with abnormal growth

  • Short/tall stature
  • Faltering growth
  • Growth failure


Children with drenal insufficiency

  • Congenital or acquired


Children with pituitary insufficiency

  • Congenital or acquired


Children with metabolic bone disease

  • Rickets or osteoporosis

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Conditions We Treat

  • Diabetes in children
  • Precocious puberty
  • Thyroid disease in children
  • Pituitary insufficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia in children
  • Childhood adrenal disease
 

Treatments Offered / Procedures and Surgeries

  • Paediatric insulin pump therapy
  • Pubertal suppression for precocious puberty
  • Thyroid hormone replacement for hypothyroidism
  • Thyroid hormone suppression for hyperthyroidism
  • Pituitary hormone replacement
  • Adrenal hormone replacement
Endocrine testing
 
 

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