Endocrinology Patient Stories
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The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology offers a range of specialized services to evaluate and manage patients with endocrine disorders, including growth problems and diabetes control. Patients are treated using a comprehensive team approach.
Type 1 Diabetes Patient Ben
Four days before his sixth birthday, Ben started showing signs that something was wrong: he was increasingly thirsty and was urinating much more than usual. The Roelofs have a family history of diabetes, so they knew these symptoms needed immediate medical attention.
Endocrine Disorder Patient Wade
Wade was born as an unexpectedly large-sized baby. Thankfully the family found out the reason why quickly. Wade and his family rely on endocrinology care at the University of Maryland Children's Hospital to be sure his hyperinsulinism is under control.