Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes Patient Stories

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Kallmann Syndrome: Jill’s Story

Jill smiling

When traditional tests were inconclusive, Jill turned to the Roberts Individualized Medical Genetics Center for a diagnosis of Kallmann syndrome. 

Turner Syndrome: Carlin’s Story

Carlin with her birthday cake

Carlin, 12, has Turner syndrome. She has been receiving comprehensive care and a network for support and training at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Turner Syndrome: Violet's Story

Violet holding her doll

Violet was diagnosed with Turner syndrome in utero and was given a 1 percent chance of surviving to term. Now 3, she is an active and happy toddler.

Type 1 Diabetes: Ana’s Story


In the 10 years since her diagnosis with type 1 diabetes, Ana had learned so much about herself and her accomplishments. She wrote down what this bittersweet, 10-year anniversary means to her.

Type 1 Diabetes: Andrew's Story

Andrew Davis knows the ups and downs of living with type 1 diabetes. Diagnosed at age 5, he is now a junior at Rutgers University.