Parent, Carers and Patients


Information booklets

What is paediatric endocrinology?

Paediatric endocrinology is a specialty of children's medicine (paediatrics) caring for babies, children and adolescents with growth, puberty, sexual development problems and other disorders of the hormone producing glands of the body. These include diabetes, thyroid and adrenal gland problems, early and late puberty, and growth hormone deficiency.

Download information booklets

Booklets which are relevant to parents and carers are available to download and print. The production of these booklets is kindly supported by Serono through an educational grant.

These booklets are available in 2 levels of details and complexity:
  • Easy readability (suitable for young children)
  • Average readability (suitable for older children, adolescents and adults not requiring technical explanations)

The Serono/Child Growth Foundation series are available on the Child Growth Foundation website

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