Trenton, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Unlike many teenagers, he is outspoken about his diabetes. He conveys a sense of competence and confidence when speaking about the condition. The words "Diabetes Advocate," proudly written across his shirt, describe him accurately. Trenton helped raise $1,200 at his high school to benefit a not-for-profit diabetes organization.
The Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland treats children from birth to age 18 who have all types of endocrine disorders.
Endocrine disorders include diabetes, hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism, and other disorders of the endocrine glands.
Diagnoses and Conditions Treated
• Adrenal disorders
• Diabetes mellitus/insipidus, and type 1 and type 2 diabetes
• Disorders of calcium/phosphorus uptake
• Endocrine complications of thalassemia
• Prader-Willi syndrome
• Early/delayed puberty
• Short/tall height
• Turner syndrome
Weight Management and Fitness
Weight management and general fitness can be helpful to children managing diabetes and other endocrine disorders. Please consult with your physician. You may also want to explore our Healthy Hearts program through our Cardiology department.
Please ask your physician for a referral.
Monday - Friday: 9 AM to 4 PM
Phone: (510) 428-3654
Fax: (510) 450-5614
Where to find us
Main Hospital, 1st floor
747 52nd St., Oakland, CA 94609 — Map/Directions
For your convenience we also see patients at our specialty care offices in Pleasanton, Larkspur and Walnut Creek.