Endocrinology program

Diabetes Clinic

Primary Children's Diabetes Clinic and diabetes self-management education program provides ongoing comprehensive interdisciplinary education and specialized care to children and adolescents with diabetes type 1 or type 2, and their families.

Our diabetes self-management education program has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for meeting national standards for providing diabetes education to patients and their families.

Colt has Type 1 Diabetes, but that didn't stop him from winning second place in the 200 meter and becoming state champion in the 100 meter and long jump!

Conditions We Treat 

We treat all forms of pediatric diabetes including: 

  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • CF-related diabetes
  • Steroid-induced diabetes
  • Post-pancreatic diabetes
  • Rare genetic forms of diabetes  

What to Expect

After diagnosis, your child will be seen in the diabetes clinic. Here's what to expect. 

Hospital Follow-up Class

Following diagnosis, you will attend the new onset class that will be 2-3 hours. During the class, you will receive more in-depth information in regards to diabetes and meet individually with a diabetes educator and other team members.

Initial Clinic Visit

You will attend your first clinic visit about 4 - 6 weeks following diagnosis. During this visit you will meet with a provider, social worker and a certified diabetes educator. This initial visit will take longer than most clinic visits, plan to be in clinic for 2 - 3 hours.

Follow Up

Patients will have regular follow-up appointments as recommended by a provider, usually appointments are every 3 months. These appointments usually last about 60 minutes.

Back to School - Diabetes Medical Management Orders

Public and private schools require Diabetes Medical Management Orders (DMMO) from your provider in order to care for your child's diabetes at school. This form can be filled out by our office and faxed to the school at the beginning of the school year. Please contact our office to have this done. You will need the school's name and fax number when you call. It his helpful to do this 2 - 4 weeks before school starts.