Dr. Christine Albini is a pediatric endocrinologist practicing in Buffalo, NY. Dr. Albini specializes in growth, puberty, diabetes or other disorders related to hormones that produce certain conditions in children and growing young adults. Pediatric endocrinologists possess copious knowledge on hormone chemicals and how they can affect other parts of the body and their functions.
Education and Training
University At Buffalo SUNY School Of Med and Biomedical Sciences Buffalo Ny 1980
University at Buffalo State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences 1980
U hool of Medicine
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Pediatric Endocrinology
DermatologyAmerican Board of DermatologyABD- 1989
- Urinary growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor I. Effects of growth-hormone injection schedule.
- Bisphosphonate treatment of tumor-induced hypercalcemia in a toddler: case report and review of related literature.
- Diagnostic significance of urinary growth hormone measurements in children with growth failure: correlation between serum and urine growth hormone.
- Comparison of urinary growth hormone and IGF-I excretion in small- and appropriate-for-gestational-age infants and healthy children.
- Quantitation of urinary growth hormone in children with normal and abnormal growth.
- Triad of hypopituitarism, granulomatous hypophysitis, and ruptured Rathke's cleft cyst.
- Quantitation of urinary somatomedin-C in children with normal and abnormal growth.
- Urinary insulin-like growth factor-II excretion in healthy infants and children with normal and abnormal growth.
- Incidence of celiac disease identified by the presence of serum endomysial antibodies in children with chronic diarrhea, short stature, or insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
- 1988-1991 Henry and Bertha Buswell Scholarship
- 1988 Henry and Bertha Buswell Scholarship (07/1988 - 06/1991)
- Birth Defects
- Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
- MemberPediatric Endocrine Society
- Member The Endocrine Society
- Member American Diabetes Association
- Member Buffalo Professional Women's Organization
- Member Buffalo Pediatric Society
- Suny Buffalo Affil Hosps, Pediatrics
- SUNY, University at Buffalo Affiliated Hospitals 1983
- SUNY Upstate Medical University Program
- University at Buffalo 1991
- Pediatric Endocrinology, University at Buffalo 1988
- Pediatric Endocrinology, University at Buffalo 1986
Experience & Accolades
- Clinical Associate Professor 2006 - 2014Pediatrics, University at Buffalo
- Member2002 - 2014 Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology/Diabetes, Pediatrics, Women and Children's Hospital
- Clinical Assistant Professor 1991 - 2006 Pediatrics, University at Buffalo
- Member1995 - 2002 Associate, Pediatrics, Genesee Transit Pediatrics
- Member1995 - 2002 Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology/Diabetes, Pediatrics, Women and Children's Hospital
- Member1987 - 1995 Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology/Diabetes, Pediatrics, Women and Children's Hospital
- Visiting Assistant Professor1991 General and Experimental Pathology, University of Innsbruck, Austria
- Member1991 Attending Pediatrician, Emergency Medicine, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo
- Member1990 - 1991 Attending Pediatrician, Pediatrics, Erie County Medical Center
- Research Assistant Professor 1987 - 1991 Pediatrics, University at Buffalo
- Member1983 - 1984 Associate, Thomas R. Gerbasi, MD
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- What Is Pituitary Dwarfism?
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- Celiac Disease May Shadow Type 1 Diabetes
A recent study has found that celiac disease may follow Type 1 diabetes, and it has found that children have a greater risk of having celiac disease auto-antibodies, which may then result in the disorder.According to Dr. William Hagopian, type 1 diabetes and celiac disease are closely related...
- Pre-digested Formula May Reduce the Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in Infants
A new study has shown that pre-digested formula may reduce the risk of Type 1 diabetes in infants who have a high risk for developing this condition. The study reports that babies who were fed on pre-digested formula had a 50% lower chance of developing the kind of antibodies that predict diabetes,...
- Diabetes vs. Science: Who’s Winning?
What Is Diabetes?Diabetes is a serious chronic illness that could affect 552 million people by the year 2030, according to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). A person suffering from diabetes is at a much greater risk of heart attack, kidney damage, or stroke. Therefore, we are now putting...
- Hypothyroidism: Why Am I Always Exhausted?
Hypothyroidism is a common condition in which the thyroid gland is underactive and does not produce enough hormones. These hormones are very important in maintaining the metabolism of the body. Metabolism refers to the process by which cells produce and utilize energy from food. A reduction in the...
- Link Found Between Hormone Therapies and Diabetes Among Transgender Patients
Transgender Patients and Recent Studies Relating to DiabetesThose who are having issues with diabetes already know what issues can be faced, in the present and down the road. Knowing when to seek help for these issues is challenging enough, but those who are transgender already face many more...
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