Glands and hormones in the human body are responsible for an array of functions that affect how our body works. Endocrine glands are the ones producing hormones that are released in our bloodstream. Hormones control just about anything from metabolism, digestion, sleep, lactation, and more. Making sure that our endocrine system functions as it should is necessary to keep all of the processes in our body running properly.
Pediatric endocrinologists in the alliance understand how to best treat hormone disorders in all ages of children, from infancy to adolescence. They help treat a range of problems in children and young adults concerning diabetes, growth, obesity, puberty or any other hormonal imbalance caused by endocrine glands.
Pediatric endocrinologists understand how to approach young patients, educating them along the way of how their body will develop and the functions that they will receive along the way. Partnered with the child’s pediatrician and the parents, these experts will diagnose, treat and control endocrine hormone problems.