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Volunteer Spotlight: Rachel Walega

Published on in CHOP News

Rachel Walega

Eighteen months ago, the Office of Endocrinology and Diabetes welcomed Rachel Walega to their team as a Clinical Research Project Manager. There, Rachel works on projects in Cystic Fibrosis related diabetes, Down syndrome and bone fragility.

Meet Diva De León-Crutchlow, MD, MSCE

Published on in CHOP News

Dr. De León with a patient

Diva De León-Crutchlow, MD, MSCE, assumed the role of Director of the Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center in 2013 and was named Chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes in 2018.

Coping with a Dual Diagnosis

Published on in HI Hope

Parents are usually blindsided when they find out that their child has congenital hyperinsulinism (HI), a rare genetic disorder that depresses blood sugar to dangerously low levels.

Rare Pair: HI and Kabuki Syndrome

Published on in HI Hope

Low blood sugar is one of the symptoms of Kabuki syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects multiple systems in the body but can be tricky to diagnose.


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