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Educational Events and Resources

Cook Children's Endocrinology team is committed to giving families and our community the resources needed to help manage endocrine conditions, including educational videos, events and the services we've linked to below:

Congenital Hyperinsulinism International Family Conference 2018
This is your opportunity to hear from world-renowned physicians and researchers who treat children with congenital hyperinsulinism (HI), and to meet and share experiences with other families that have children with HI.

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Dietician Services
Providing recommendations to help your child achieve optimal nutritional health. We specialize in educating children with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, congenital hyperinsulinism, insulin resistance, lipid disorders, and a range of other endocrine related issues.

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Endocrinology Camps for Kids
Camps that are operated by camp staff as well as hospital staff, give kids the opportunity to get outside, participate in arts and crafts, receive medical education, and most importantly, build supportive, lasting relationships with others who share similar life experiences.

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What is diabetes?

Play the video below to see what's happening in the body when you have diabetes. Learn about both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

What happens inside the body?

View these animated videos to see what happens inside the body with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

This animation describes what happens in the body with type 1 diabetes.
This animation describes what happens in the body with type 2 diabetes.

Insulin types and activity

Play the video below to review how different types of insulin work.

Drawing up and giving insulin

Play the video below to see some of the ways insulin is drawn up and given.

Blood sugar monitoring

Play the video below to learn why it is important to check blood sugars. See how a glucose meter works.

Low blood sugar

Play the video below to review the causes, symptoms and treatment of low blood sugar.

Diabetes and exercise

Play the video below to learn how exercise can affect blood sugar.

Carbohydrate counting

Play the video below to learn how to manage blood sugards by counting carbohydrates.

Information for kids

Information for teens

Information for parents

We're here to help.

If your child has been diagnosed, you probably have lots of questions. We can help. If you would like to schedule an appointment, refer a patient or speak to our staff, please call our offices at 682-885-7960.

Contact us at 682-885-7960