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Director of Pediatric Endocrinology Training Program, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Dr. Deplewski is assistant professor of pediatrics and director of the pediatric endocrinology training program at the University of Chicago. She has extensive experience in clinical service for pediatric patients at medical facilities throughout Chicago,...

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine Dr. Naylor is a Pediatric Endocrinologist at the University of Chicago Medical Center. She has a clinical and research interest in monogenic forms of diabetes, with a particular interest in maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY). Ongoing projects include...

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Dr. Littlejohn specializes in pediatric diabetes and endocrinology, working with patients ranging from newborn to age 20. Also a clinical researcher, Dr. Littlejohn is investigating innovative treatments and more efficient diagnostic tools to improve diabetes care for children and young adults....

Director, ASH Comprehensive Hypertension Center; Professor of Medicine Dr. Bakris is a nephrologist and a board-certified hypertension specialist, and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of the spectrum of disorders affecting blood pressure, particularly in complicated or refractory cases. As director of the ASH Comprehensive...

Professor of Medicine Associate Director, University of Chicago Clinical Research Center Director, University of Chicago Center for PCOS (polycystic ovary disease) Dr. Ehrmann specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and also is an expert in type 2 diabetes. In 2015,...

Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator Program Coordinator-Teen Transition Program Amy Hess-Fischl is an advanced practice dietitian and coordinator for Kovler’s Teen InTransit program, a unique diabetes program for adolescents and teens with diabetes. She speaks internationally on diabetes topics including children and teens with diabetes,...

Treatment for diabetes will vary based on the type of diabetes you have. It may involve a combination of insulin replacement therapy, nutritional changes and an exercise regimen. If you have complications such as high blood pressure, your doctor may want to consider additional medications...