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Pediatric Endocrinology Resources for Healthcare Professionals

At Children’s Hospital Colorado, we treat the big things, the small things and everything in between.

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At Children's Hospital Colorado, we're committed to helping all healthcare professionals improve the quality of life for children with endocrine disorders. Get the latest in pediatric endocrinology information to better your practice and learn about innovation within our various programs.

Referral guidelines

These referral guidelines provide information to assist referring physicians in the evaluation and management of pediatric patients. Use these to determine the best approach to the treatment of your patients, or to determine when to refer to a specialist.

Lifestyle Medicine referral guidelines (.pdf)

Doctor Kristen Nadeau, Children's Hospital Colorado, wears blue gloves while handling a medical device.

Research articles and summaries

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Research article

TODAY2 researchers followed kids and adolescents with early-onset type 2 diabetes for more than 15 years. Learn about their findings.

Clinical trial

In this research study, we aim to measure insulin resistance, glomerular filtration rate, kidney blood flow and oxygenation.

Girls 8-13 years old, boys 10-14 years old

Professional resources

Transgender Medicine and Caring for Gender Diverse Patients

Caring for transgender, gender diverse and gender non-conforming patients is complicated, and it's made even more complex by the dynamic nature of gender itself. In this episode, Natalie Nokoff, MD, from our TRUE Center for Gender Diversity, joins us to discuss healthcare for transgender and gender diverse patients.

Adolescent Bariatric Surgery

In this episode, we're discussing adolescent bariatric surgery with Thomas Inge, MD, the former Director of the Bariatric Surgery Center at Children's Colorado.

PCORnet Bariatric Surgery Research and Outcomes

In this video, surgeon Dr. Thomas Inge discusses the research findings of The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Network (PCORnet) Bariatric Study – the largest study of its kind.

Questions from healthcare professionals

Our endocrinology specialists answer common questions about a variety of pediatric developmental conditions:

Adrenal hyperplasia

Delayed bone age

Breast development


Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

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