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  • Definition: Pediatric Endocrinologist for Teens

    A pediatric endocrinologist is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children with diseases of the endocrine system, such as diabetes and growth disorders.

  • Your Diabetes Health Care Team for Teens

    It takes all of your team members — you, your parents, doctors, dietitians, and mental health pros — to help you take care of your diabetes.

  • Carbohydrates and Diabetes for Teens

    If you have diabetes, your doctor may have recommended keeping track of how many carbohydrates (carbs) you eat. But what exactly are carbs and how do they affect your blood sugar?

  • How Can I See My Doctor Without My Parents? for Teens

    You might not want to talk with your doctor about things like sex or STDs when your parent is in the exam room. These three tips may help.

  • Choosing Your Own Doctor for Teens

    You deserve medical care from someone who helps you feel comfortable and understood. Get tips on finding the best doctor for you.

  • Feeling Comfortable With a Doctor of a Different Gender for Teens

    Seeing a new doctor can feel awkward if the person is a different gender and the visit is about something sensitive. These tips can help you feel more at ease.

  • Should You Tell the Doctor if You're Having Sex? for Teens

    Having sex can affect your health in ways you might not see or feel, so it's important to tell your doctor. Here’s how.

  • Adolescent Medicine Specialists for Teens

    Adolescent medicine doctors are specialists who have extra training in the medical and emotional issues that many teens face.

  • Can a Doctor Tell During Your Pelvic Exam if You've Had Sex? for Teens

    Most of the time, a doctor can't tell if a girl has had sex just from a pelvic exam. But you should let your doctor know if you've had sex anyway. Here's why.

  • Taking Charge of Your Medical Care for Teens

    Figuring out health care is part of becoming an independent adult. Here are tips for teens on what that involves, and how to choose your own doctor.