Endocrinology Updates and Clinical Pearls for the Primary Pediatric Provider

Leonard and Madlyn Abramson Pediatric Research Center
3615 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104  Map

Nov 11, 2017 from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. (ET)

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is delighted to host the seventh annual review course for primary care practitioners. This program will emphasize clinical pearls in handling common endocrine problems in areas of disorders of glucose, thyroid, lipids, puberty and genetic syndromes.


  • Review when to screen for causes and complications of obesity and when to refer to specialty care.
  • Identify what testing should be done in primary care office for hypoglycemia, and who needs an urgent referral for endocrine evaluation.
  • Review normal patterns of puberty, and approaches to care of pubertal and adrenal abnormalities. Review of CHOP’s Puberty and Adrenal Care team.
  • Explain what a typical day for kids and their families is like with type 1 diabetes: What is normal vs what is worrisome. Review improvement efforts for Type 1 diabetes care at CHOP and globally.
  • Identify normal pediatric growth patterns, identify abnormal growth patterns, review treatment options and their efficacy, and discuss common diagnoses related to abnormal growth profiles.

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