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How can I help my son gain weight?

My 11-year-old son is so thin, and it seems like no matter what he eats he stays the same size. Could it be a medical problem, like with his hormones? What should we do?

Insulin injections vs. insulin pump?

My daughter doesn't like to inject her insulin. She does it, but it's only because she has to. The overall process just makes her feel uncomfortable, which is why I'm considering...

What is the emergency treatment for hyperglycemia?

If my daughter goes into a hyperglycemic state, what should I do to help her? Should I take her to the emergency room, or is there a way for me to help her at home?

Is diabetic kidney disease common in children?

My daughter has type 1 diabetes, and was diagnosed with it when she was pretty young, like 6 years old. After several years, I finally feel comfortable with her management in...

Type 2 diabetes in children. Is it because my child is considered obese?

My son was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, not 1, and I feel like type 2 diabetes is rare in children. He's very overweight as well, and his pediatrician considers him obese....

How can I manage my son's type 1 diabetes while he's at school?

My son has type 1 diabetes, and I'm worried about how well his school nurse would monitor this condition. Is there anything I should tell his nurse so I can be sure it's managed...

My child has been hospitalized for diabetes complications. Will he be OK?

My 14-year old son has been hospitalized for diabetic neuropathy. What exactly is this, and will it have long-term effects on him? I'm extremely concerned!

My son has thyroid nodules. What happens if they are malignant?

My 13 year old son was diagnosed with thyroid nodules and he'll be having a biopsy next week. I'm terrified. What happens if the nodules are malignant? What would the next steps...

I am diabetic and I feel very hungry. What can I do?

I am heavily diabetic and I feel very hungry at frequent intervals. What can I do to control my hunger?

Can nuclear medicine help in treating endocrine disorder?

My daughter is 13 years old and has been diagnosed with a thyroid disorder, and it's causing my hormone levels to change constantly. Can nuclear medicine help treat this?

My son has juvenile diabetes. Can this lead to kidney problems?

My son is 9 years old and has been diagnosed with juvenile diabetes, and is still learning how to manage it. We're doing everything we can to help him, but will this condition...

When is one recommended insulin injections?

In case of type 2 diabetes, when is a person recommended insulin injections? Please advice.

My daughter has hyperthyroidism. Is this a "forever" condition?

My 15 year old daughter was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. Will she have this condition her whole life?

Why does my son feel so hungry after taking his diabetes medication?

My son feels extremely hungry after he takes his medication for his diabetes. Why does this happen, and how can I manage it?

Why is my daughter gaining so much of weight?

My daughter is 9 years old and is starting to gain a lot of weight. She's not really binge-eating, so I believe that it's a hormonal issue. What could be causing this sudden...

My daughter has suddenly lost her appetite. Could it be a hormonal issue?

My 16 year old daughter has suddenly stopped feeling hungry and is losing her appetite. Could it be a hormonal issue?

My son does not seem to be growing at the same rate as his classmates

Even though my husband and I are both taller than average, our 6 year old son is not growing at the same rate as his classmates. He is always the smallest and shortest child in...

Why is my daughter gaining weight?

My daughter is 8 years old and has been gaining a lot of weight. She is not overeating, yet her weight is constantly increasing. What tests should I do to check if everything...

My daughter's on estarylla. Can this affect her mood?

My daughter is on birth control, and her OBGYN has her on estarylla. I've noticed that she's been having these strange mood swings. One minute-she's fine, the next- she's not....

What could be the reason of urinary incontinence in my daughter?

My daughter is 13 years old and has been experiencing urinary incontinence. Why is this happening? I think that she's too young to have these issues, could it be because of puberty?...

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