Endocrinology, Diabetes and Gender Health

Mary Bridge Children's Endocrinology offers comprehensive, compassionate care for children with diabetes or other endocrine and metabolic disorders, as well as care and support for children and adolescents related to their gender health. We have expanded access to Virtual Care as well. Ask if a Virtual Care appointment may be appropriate for your child. 

Our multidisciplinary team of  highly trained pediatric professionals includes endocrinologists, social workers and certified diabetes educators (nurses and dietitians).

How We Help

Mary Bridge Children's Endocrinology diagnoses and treats infants, children and adolescents with endocrine and metabolic disorders or concerns including:

  • Adrenal gland, parathyroid gland, pituitary gland and thyroid gland disorders
  • Delayed or advanced growth 
  • Gender health and transgender care
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Obesity
  • Puberty disorders
  • Pre-diabetes
  • Type 1 diabetes (formerly called Juvenile Diabetes)
  • Type 2 diabetes 

Diabetes Education

We also offer diabetes education for children and their families from certified diabetes educators, who specialize in pediatrics. We provide both inpatient and outpatient education programs.

Our diabetes education program includes:

  • Individualized education about diabetes self-management
  • Individualized education about Insulin pumps and Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)/ Sensor

Call 253-792-6630 to find out more.

Specialty Care Close to Home

In addition to the services offered at our Tacoma campus, our team makes regular visits to Mary Bridge Children's regional outpatient centers, so that children can get outpatient care closer to home.

Make An Appointment

A referral from your child's regular doctor is required to make an appointment with Mary Bridge Children's Endocrinology. Providers, please fax 253-864-3939 to refer a patient.