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  • Rachel with her drum set.

    Patients finds expertise, friendliness and fun at diabetes program - and "fun" is not what Rachel expected. Even her family was included in the program.

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  • Cate at her home.

    The UNC Children’s Turner Syndrome Program is working to build awareness of Turner syndrome and show patients like Cate and their families that they can overcome their diagnosis.

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  • Connor leads a full life

    Most families don't realize that dealing with an illness like diabetes can have an effect on everyone. One family shares what they have learned about "life with diabetes."

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  • Dan with "Dexter"

    Dane was just an infant when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes—among the youngest diabetic children his pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Nina Jain, has ever treated. Dane doesn’t let his diagnosis define him or deter him from childhood’s greatest pursuits.

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UNC Children's has a dedicated diabetes educator, here to help you manage your child's condition.

Pediatric Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus is one of the most common chronic diseases affecting children. More North Carolina families are affected by it every year.

At UNC Children’s, you’ll find comprehensive diabetes care from a team that specializes in the unique needs of all children and young adults. Every year, we help numerous kids and families adjust to living with diabetes so they can continue leading full, healthy, active lives.

Your child will receive top-quality diabetes care at UNC Children’s. We are credentialed by the American Diabetes Association, We follow standards of medical care and incorporate the latest research and technology.

In 2014-2015, US News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals recognized our Diabetes and Endocrinology specialties as being among the best in the country.

American Diabetes Association (ADA) Recognized Program

We are an ADA Recognized Program and provide ADA Standards of Care

Care Close to Home

Find pediatric endocrinology care close to home. We offer services at two convenient locations in the Triangle:

Contact Us

Call the Pediatric Diabetes Clinic at 984-974-1401 to make an appointment with a pediatric endocrinologist at UNC Children’s.

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