Endocrinology and Diabetes

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University of Minnesota Physicians offers leading-edge care for people with endocrine disorders and diabetes, backed by decades of pioneering research and advances at the University of Minnesota.

Our doctors help people with a range of disorders, including type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and pituitary, thyroid, adrenal, gonadal and other endocrine disorders. University of Minnesota Medical Center and University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital consistently rate among the best hospitals in the country for endocrinology care in rankings by U.S. News & World Report.  

Adult care
Adults in the Endocrinology and Diabetes Clinic receive expert diagnosis and treatment from our specialists. We offer a specialized program for diabetes, with an expert team providing individualized care to help you manage your diabetes. Patients also have access to the University’s leading-edge research studies and investigational therapies. 

Pediatric care
Specialty clinics in several Twin Cities locations offer care tailored to children. Physicians who specialize in pediatric endocrinology provide care in these areas:

Our type 1 diabetes program brings leading-edge care to children, with exceptional outcomes. Our pediatric endocrinologists are also world leaders in treating the diabetes that occurs in children with cystic fibrosis. Children with type 2 diabetes are followed in our multispecialty pediatric cardiology prevention clinic, where they can access individualized treatment plans for diabetes, hypertension, lipid problems, and weight management. Learn more about our physicians' juvenile diabetes expertise.

Sex-development disorders
At University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital, providers in the Leo Fung Center for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) and Disorders of Sex Development (DSD) help patients with these rare and complex disorders. The Center is the first multidisciplinary clinic and research center in the U.S. where specialty providers collaborate in a single clinic to care for patients with CAH and DSD.

Other endocrine issues

  • Growth problems
  • Delayed or early puberty
  • Disorders of sexual development
  • Calcium and bone disorders
  • Thyroid and adrenal disease


Clinics & Providers

Specialty highlights

Mark of excellence for hospital care
If you need hospital care for diabetes, you’re in good hands. The advanced inpatient diabetes program at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital holds a unique mark of excellence. It’s the first program in Minnesota and the first academic medical center program in the U.S. to receive The Joint Commission’s disease-specific care certification for both adult and pediatric advanced inpatient diabetes care.

Research highlights


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