Who are Pediatric Endocrinologists?
What do we do at RxDx different?
Endocrine disorders treated at RxDx
- Adolescent Endocrinology: Delayed puberty, Amenorrhea, Obesity, PCOD, Gynecomastia.
- Adrenal Cortex and its disorders: Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Cushing’s Syndrome, Virilizing and Feminizing Adrenal tumors.
- Diabetes Mellitus: intensive insulin regimen for Type 1, Type 2 diabetes, Neonatal Diabetes.
- Disorders of Growth: treatment of Constitutional Growth Delay, Growth Hormone Deficiency, Idiopathic Short Stature, Small for Gestational Age, Growth failure in children with chronic kidney disease, Excess growth, and tall stature.
- Disorders of Mineral homeostasis: Hypocalcemia, Hypercalcemia, Rickets, Osteoporosis, Osteogenesis Imperfecta.
- Endocrine disorders in the neonate: including Neonatal hypoglycemia, Neonatal Hypocalcemia, Ambiguous genitalia, Congenital hypothyroidism.
- Endocrine dysfunction in chromosomal disorders: Turner Syndrome, Prader Willi syndrome, Down Syndrome, Bardet Beidl Syndrome, Beckwith Weidman syndromes and Klinefelter’s syndrome
- Endocrine complications of cancer therapy.
- Obesity, Metabolic syndrome, Lipid abnormalities.
- Puberty and its disorders: Precocious puberty, Delayed puberty, Adolescent Gynecomastia, Polycystic ovarian syndrome, Amenorrhea – primary and secondary.
- Thyroid Disorders: Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Goiter, Thyroid nodule and Thyroid cancer, Thyroid hormone resistance syndromes.
Consultants at RxDx Pediatric Endocrinology
Breastfeeding is the best and most valuable gift a mother can give to her newborn baby. It is an unparallel way of giving ideal food for the healthy growth and development of babies. It is also an important part of the whole reproductive process, which has vital consequences on the health of mothers. Many scientific studies have proved that exclusive breastfeeding for first 6 months is the finest way of feeding infants. After 6 months, infants should be given complementary foods along with breastfeeding up to 2 years of age or beyond.
Deworming is a process to kill these intestinal worms; commonly tape, round and hook worm, that infests bodies of children below 18 years of age. The doctor prescribes a course of anti-parasitic or deworming medicines according to the age of the child. However, it is important to follow good hygiene practices along with medication for quicker and effective recovery.