Kids and teens with type 1 diabetes have a greater risk for thyroid disease, celiac disease, and Addison's disease. Learn more about these autoimmune disorders.
Endocrine Glands, Growth & Diabetes for Parents
Learn about health conditions like diabetes.
Genetic, Chromosomal & Metabolic Conditions for Parents
Learn about conditions that can be caused by changes in our genes.
Blood Test: T3 Resin Uptake (T3RU) for Parents
Doctors may order the T3 resin uptake when a child's symptoms or previous blood tests seem to suggest thyroid dysfunction.
Blood Test: Thyroglobulin Antibodies (TgAb) for Parents
The thyroglobulin antibodies test is used to help diagnose autoimmune conditions involving the thyroid gland, or when thyroid disorders are suspected.
Endocrine System for Parents
The glands of the endocrine system and the hormones they release affect almost every cell, organ, and function of our bodies.
Endocrine System for Teens
The endocrine system influences almost every cell, organ, and function of our bodies. It is instrumental in regulating mood, growth and development, metabolism, and sexual function, among other things.
Blood Test: T3 Total (Triiodothyronine) for Parents
The T3 total test is part of an evaluation of thyroid function. It's particularly useful in diagnosing hyperthyroidism, which can cause symptoms such as a fast heart rate, weight loss, trembling and sweating.
Glands, Hormones & Diabetes for Kids
The glands of the endocrine system produce hormones, special chemicals your body needs. Find out more in these articles for kids.
Diseases & Conditions for Parents
Looking for information about a chronic childhood condition or disease? Read about asthma, allergies, cancer, diabetes, heart murmurs, sleep disorders, and much more.