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Patient Health Education Portal: Diabetes and Hormones (Child Endocrinology)

The patient's guide to authoritative health information on the Internet.

American Thyroid Association:

Thyroid Information

Provides information on child thyroid conditions in children and adolescents - select from "Pediatric Thyroid Information".



Movie:  Endocrine System

"If you ever wondered what your endocrine system (the system that produces hormones) does, this movie has the answers!"

© 1995-2019. The Nemours Foundation/KidsHealth®. Reprinted with permission.

Pediatric Endocrine Society (PES):

Patients, Parents & Families 
Developed by PES Education Council and the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Endocrinology.
Provides patient education fact sheets in multiple languages covering various topics including the following and much more:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

Managing Diabetes at School

Provides information on how to develop a plan to manage diabetes at school.

Contact A Librarian

Do you need help finding health information? Contact our clinical librarian.

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Disclaimer: The librarians at Darnall Medical Library are happy to respond to requests for health information from WRNMMC patients and families. The librarians are not doctors and cannot provide medical advice or interpret the information provided. Only health care providers can evaluate how health information may apply to a patient's specific situation, discuss medical conditions, and make health-related recommendations and suggestions.

Links, photos, or content shared from another site do not indicate endorsement by WRNMMC or by any other federal agency. Advice on the treatment or care of an individual patient should be obtained through consultation with a physician who has examined that patient or is familiar with that patient's medical history.

WRNMMC Contacts

Pediatric Primary Care Clinic
Location: America (Building 19), 4th Floor
Telephone: (301) 295-4941/4900

Pediatric Endocrinology Clinic
Location: America (Bldg 19), 4th Floor 
Appointments: 1-866-628-9633

Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic
Location: America (Bldg 19), 4th Floor 
Main: (301) 295-4959
Reception Desk: (301) 319-4095


Special thanks to the patients, families and providers of WRNMMC.  Special thanks to S. Echelmeyer for graphic image designs.

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