Pediatrics: Endocrinology

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Research Programs

  • Evaluation and treatment of growth disorders by pediatric endocrinologists 
  • Optimal use of Tapazole to treat hyperthyroidism 
  • Optimal treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis 
  • Evaluation of Flexible Regimen in Children with Type 1 Diabetes
  • Evaluation of the Efficacy of Insulin Pump Therapy in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes 
  • Preservation of Residual Insulin Secretion by Diazoxide in Children and Adolescents with New-Onset Autoimmune Diabetes
  • Prandin (repaglinide) and Glucophage (metformin) in Adolescents and Children with type 2 Diabetes: A Multi-center, Randomized, Parallel-group, Open-label, Clinical Experience Trial
  • Evaluation of Antiobesity Effect of a Selective Beta-Cell K+-ATP Channel Opener in Obese Zucker Rats: Comparison with Diazoxide 
  • Modulation of Adipoinsular Axis in Zucker Diabetic Fatty Rats by Diazoxide
  • Family Genetic Study of Type 1 Diabetes 
  • The reversibility of early atherogenesis in hypercholesterolemic children

Max McGee Center

The Max McGee Research Center is associated with Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Together they are committed to establishing an internationally recognized center for diabetes research. The Center carries out research in the ares of genetics and biology of obesity, hypertension, cholesterol disorders, and pituitary-adrenal steroid hormone physiology.

Current Research in Pediatric Endocrinology

  •  The Genetics of Autoimmunity in Type 1 Diabetes
  • Experiences of Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes related to Adherence
  • Attribution of Peers and Teacher Reactions by Youths with Diabetes to Adherence Situations
  • Adjustment and Self-Managment Intervention Groups for Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus & their Parents
  • The influence of Disordered Eating Behaviors and Depressive Symptomatology on barriers to Care in Type 1 and 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Norditropin National Registry Program

 

 

If you would like more information about our research please contact the Pediatric Endocrine office at (414) 266-6750.

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