Helping young LGBTQ+ patients feel included in your practice

There are some simple steps that providers can take in their practices that may make transgender and gender-diverse adolescents feel included, socially affirmed and more comfortable talking about their specific needs. One of the most […]

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Promising new treatments for diabetes-associated heart disease warrant study

Several potential treatments for diabetes-associated cardiovascular disease have shown promising results in preclinical animal studies and warrant randomized clinical trials to validate their effectiveness, according to a recent study published in Nature Reviews Cardiology. The […]

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Expertise in diabetes and other endocrine conditions

The clinical team of 30, including nine board-certified pediatric endocrinologists and seven nurse practitioners, receives approximately 4,000 hospital and outpatient visits each year. More than 1,400 patients with diabetes seek the expertise of Norton Children’s [...]

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New closed loop monitoring technology changes teen’s life

When David Adams was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in eighth grade, his future changed in an instant. David planned on following in his father’s footsteps by joining the Marines when he graduated from high […]

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Unique diabetes sports and activity program helping active youth manage diabetes

The Christensen Family Diabetes Sports & Activity Program is the only program of its kind nationally focused on helping active children and young adults manage diabetes on and off the playing field. Activity is one […]

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Changing the trajectory of patients’ lives with advancements in diabetes technology

An artificial pancreas is the Holy Grail of diabetes technology. We are not there yet, but new technology is moving us closer by managing insulin more precisely than ever before — and changing the trajectory […]

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Guidance on when to consider genetic testing for short stature

When a child is referred for short stature, pediatric endocrinologist Catalina Cabrera Salcedo, M.D., said providers first need to ask: Is the patient really short? Dr. Cabrera Salcedo, an endocrinologist with Norton Children’s Endocrinology, affiliated […]

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UofL pediatric endocrinology care providers are now with Norton Children’s Endocrinology

The affiliation between Norton Healthcare, UofL Physicians – Pediatrics and the University of Louisville School of Medicine makes it easier for children and their families to access comprehensive endocrinology care connected to the Norton Children’s […]

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Screening adolescents with diabetes for depression and anxiety

New research into screening adolescents with diabetes for depression and anxiety found the Patient Health Questionnaire for Depression and Anxiety (PHQ-4) screening tool can identify adolescents who would benefit from further evaluation by a behavioral […]

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Recognitions for excellence mark Norton Children’s Endocrinology growth

Kupper A. Wintergerst, M.D., has overseen the transformation of the endocrinology and diabetes program at Norton Children’s Hospital into one of the best in the country. U.S. News & World Report recognized the hospital recently […]

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Registration deadline soon for Wendy Novak Diabetes Symposium

Come to the Wendy Novak Diabetes Symposium to get up to date with the American Diabetes Association’s latest guidelines for pediatric diabetes patients. Topics include: New guidelines and limitations for the management of pediatric diabetes […]

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