Endocrinology

When your child's endocrine system isn't working correctly, you want the best possible pediatric specialty team to help bring their body back into balance. The vast technology and expertise available in our innovative programs, combined with the depth of knowledge and skill of our specialists, give Cook Children's a superior level of outcomes. Click to read more.

Endocrinology

May
17,
2019
| 10:12 PM America/Chicago
“Grace, this is Alecia from Dr. Gamble’s office, do you have a minute to talk?” The phone from Clinical Genetics came at 5:12 p.m. on April 10, 2018. Grace Wilson-Rabel remembers the exact time and date because it’s the moment that changed her
January
16,
2019
| 05:06 PM America/Chicago
By now you may have seen the tragic story of Journey, a diabetic alert dog who died of a gunshot wound outside of her family's home.  Diabetic alert dogs like Journey are specially trained to detect high or low levels of blood sugar for
January
11,
2019
| 05:37 PM America/Chicago
By Caroline Weber When your child looks and acts healthy, it’s hard to understand how they could have a condition that, without proper treatment, could cause them to have a heart attack or stroke before the age of 50. Maria Gutierrez found
August
02,
2018
| 05:10 PM America/Chicago
Kim Mangham, M.D., a Cook Children’s pediatrician in Keller, estimates most kids get sick about 6 to 8 times a year, which can cause frustration for parents and leave them wondering if they should do something more to keep them healthy. “They
August
01,
2018
| 09:56 PM America/Chicago
Similar to most parents, Chris and Kendra Braughton waited anxiously for nine months to meet their first child. Harper brought more joy than they had imagined to their lives, and also a one in a million diagnosis. Harper was born with a rare
March
06,
2018
| 05:13 PM America/Chicago
Two new studies emphasize the dangers of teens using e-cigarettes. The studies published in Pediatrics magazine showed teens who only vape have the highest level of cancer causing chemicals in their bodies and the e-cigarettes are associated with
December
28,
2017
| 04:35 AM America/Chicago
Carol and Emmanuel Vallecalle welcomed their first daughter into the world in late October, beaming with excitement. Everything seemed so perfect, they couldn’t imagine a single thing could go wrong. Their 7-year-old son looked forward to becoming a
December
22,
2017
| 05:32 PM America/Chicago
WFAA - During the holiday season, Cook Children's Medical Center takes decorating to new heights, from twinkling lights and festive ornaments to a magnificent tree. They make it so special, knowing that for many families, there is where
December
06,
2017
| 09:45 PM America/Chicago
A new study shows the importance and possibly life-changing impact of losing weight in controlling Type 2 diabetes. In a paper published in the Lancet, UK researchers found that people with diabetes went into remission after participating in a