Diabetes and Endocrinology

New national guidelines for childhood obesity

Dennis Styne, our Yocha Dehe Endowed Chair in Pediatric Endocrinology, chaired an international Endocrine Society task force that issued new evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on preventing, evaluating and treating childhood obesity. The guidelines, for health care providers for children and adolescents, appeared in the March 2017 issue of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism and were co-sponsored by the European Society of Endocrinology and the Pediatric Endocrine Society.

Nationally ranked

The UC Davis Children’s Hospital pediatric diabetes and endocrinology program ranked 41st nationally in 2017-18 U.S. News & World Report rankings.


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"They weren’t just taking care of Jackson. They were taking care of us." – Tricia Manning, whose son Jackson spent 39 days at UC Davis Children’s Hospital for serious diabetes complications.