Endocrinology is the area of medicine that relates to the endocrine system, which is the system that controls hormones.
It’s characterized by the following types of symptoms or diseases:
Growth and/or puberty disorders
Hypoglycaemia of suspected endocrine origin (not metabolics)
Other known or suspected endocrine problems of childhood or adolescence
Investigators at the CHEO Research Institute are currently studying new options for children who don’t have enough growth hormone in their bodies.