Chicago Children's Diabetes Center

The Only Facility of its Kind in the Chicago Area
Diabetes, a chronic condition, affects one in 600 children in the United States. As yet, medical research has not found a cure. However, through education, training and access to excellent medical care, families can learn to manage their child’s diabetes, avoid diabetes-related complications and help him or her lead a healthy, well-balanced life.

An Array of Services at Several Sites 

  • Evaluation and consultation
  • Intensive insulin therapy
  • Personalized nutritional counseling
  • Ongoing assessment, planning and intervention
  • Individualized, age-appropriate patient and family education


The Chicago Children's Diabetes Center (CCDC) treats more than 800 patients a year with type I or II diabetes. Our experienced interdisciplinary team works in concert to help patients and their families manage their condition.

Services for Families

  • 24-hour emergency telephone consultation
  • Daily phone access to a diabetes nurse specialist for problem solving
  • State-of-the-art laboratory techniques
  • Nurse educators, registered dietitians and social workers specially trained in pediatric diabetes available  at your clinic visit
  • Continuing routine communication between patients and professionals
  • Psychosocial services, including counseling and therapy, if needed
  • Patient and family support and education groups

Contact Us
To make an appointment or to a referral, call 800.770.CCDC (2232)

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