Donate to Pediatric Endocrinology Research, Patient Care and Education

The body’s endocrine system comprises the pancreas, thyroid, pineal gland, hypothalamus, adrenal glands, pituitary glands, ovaries and testes. When any part of the endocrine system does not function properly, hormones that regulate the body’s functions become imbalanced, and a number of disorders may occur. Among these disorders are insulin resistance, hypertension, cholesterol abnormalities and type 2 diabetes. All of these conditions are particularly devastating in children.

By making a donation to Northwestern Memorial Foundation, you will offer vital support to Northwestern Medicine’s endocrinologists–among the very finest endocrinologists in the nation–as they conduct front-line research with the potential to benefit many children affected by endocrine disorders. In addition to accelerating vital research, your generous contribution will help to advance treatment approaches for children coping with endocrine-related conditions.

Using leading-edge technology and various medications, the endocrinologists at Northwestern Medicine provide expert treatment to children suffering from any of the following endocrine disorders:

  • Adrenal gland cancer and other diseases
  • Cushing Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes mellitus and insipidus
  • Lipid disorders
  • Parathyroid cancer and other diseases
  • Pituitary cancer and Disease
  • Pituitary gland disorders
  • Thyroid cancer and other diseases

Pediatric Endocrinology Research, Patient Care and Education Donation

Currently, thousands of children are affected by disorders of the endocrine system. By making a contribution to Northwestern Memorial Foundation, you will reach out to these children and their families, and you will help physician-scientists at Northwestern Medicine to continue leading the way in the realm of pediatric endocrinology research. With your support, specialists in endocrine disorders will further advance the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disorders in children. You will make a profound difference for many people–patients and their families, investigators and physicians alike.

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